Best hospitals in sharjah


The bronchi, and the trachea has the important function of oxygenating our blood. Impure blood from all over the body is oxygenated in the fine alveoli of the lungs and the pure blood is returned to the body. Damage to the respiratory system occurs due to multiple factors like infection, pollution, allergy or smoking.

The Department of Pulmonary Medicine of Oriana Speciality Hospital, Sharjah is equipped to deal with all types of problems (acute and chronic) pertaining to the respiratory system like:

  • Bronchial Asthma and asthma in children.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema).
  • All types of pneumonias.
  • Interstitial lung disease.
  • Esophageal disease.
  • Sleep apnoea syndrome.
  • Diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.
  • Pleural disease.

PFT Laboratory Testing

  • Allergic Prick Test.
  • Rhinomanometry Test.
  • Exercise testing.
  • Lung volume measurements.
  • Spirometry.

The Respiratory clinic is located on the ground floor of the hospital, Respiratory medi-cine is a sub-specialty of medicine encompassing diseases of the airways, lungs, chest wall and breathing.

  • Unexplained breathlessness (non cardiac)
  • Abnormal chest x-ray needing further evaluation
  • Chest pain (non cardiac)
  • Complex cardio-respiratory disease
  • Recurrent chest infections
  • 2 weeks wait referral for suspected lung cancer
  • Suspected lung fibrosis or another interstitial lung disease
  • Respiratory failure
  • Persistent cough
  • Suspected occupational induced lung disease
  • Patients needing bronchoscopy
  • Pleural diseases
  • Patients with asthma with frequent exacerbations being treated with steroids and step three medication (with normal chest x-ray)
  • Suspected or diagnosed Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Diagnostic uncertainty
  • Rapid decline in functional status
  • Recurrent exacerbations
  • Consideration for maintenance steroids
  • Symptoms disproportionate to lung function deficit
  • Early age onset and/or absence of smoking
  • Recurrent chest infections