Chest Diseases

Dr. Osman Hospital-Maadi offers both inpatient and outpatient services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

All the departments are staffed with highly experienced medical and support personnel providing accurate, reliable and fast test results needed to deliver quality care in a timely fashion.

Chest Diseases

Department of Chest Medicine is equipped to deal with all types of problems (acute and chronic) pertaining to the respiratory system e.g. Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema) with or without respiratory failure, All types of pneumonias, Interstitial lung disease, Occupational related respiratory disease, Sleep apnoea syndrome and Screening, Diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.


  • Chest Radiograph

  • CT scan of chest


  • Tube thoracostomy for pleural effusion and pneumothorax

  • Needle thorocentesis for pleural effusion

  • Ultrasound guided needle thorocentesis/tube thorocostomy

  • Pleural biopsy

  • Bronchoscopy: department equipped with diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopes.