GKNM Hospital > Pulmonology > Dr.S. Senthilkumar
Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr.S. Senthilkumar


Doctor Schedule
New OP Days
Monday8am - 4pm
Friday8am - 4pm
Review OP Days
Wednesday8am - 4pm
Professional Membership
  • Member of Tamil Nadu Medical Council
  • Member of National College of Chest Physicians
  • Member of European Respiratory Society
  • Member of Indian Sleep Disorder Association
Area of Interest
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Respiratory critical care illness
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Pleural diseases
  • Airway diseases
  • Interstitial Lung diseases
  • English, Tamil

Educational Qualification

  • MBBS: Coimbatore medical college (2006)

  • MD (Pulmonary medicine): Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (2011); Passed with Distinction

  • European diploma in Respiratory medicine: University of Bern, Switzerland (2017)

Work Experience

  • Doctor of medicine in Pulmonary Medicine (M.D): May 2008 – May 2011. Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi , Delhi – 110007.
  • Consultant: Institute of Pulmonary Medicine, PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore. From June 2011 to January 2015
  • Consultant and Incharge: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, KMCH Speciality Hospital, Erode. From January 2015 to March 2019.
  • Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore. From April 2019 to till date

Research and Publications

Research Topic for Thesis in MD (Pulmonary Medicine)

“Effect Of Pulmonary Rehabilitation On Systemic Inflammation, Oxidative Stress And Functional Status In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease”


  • Dr. Balakrishnan menon: Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonary medicine.


  • Dr. V.K. Vijayan: Director, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi.
  • Dr. Vishal Bansal: Assistant professor, Department of Physiology.


  • The abstract of this research paper was presented at European Respiratory Society Annual Congress 2010 scheduled for September 18-22 at Barcelona.
  • The abstract of this research paper was presented at 15th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) scheduled for November 22-25 at Manila Philippines.


  • Abstract Published in European Respiratory Journal, Annual congress September 2010, Abstract book 640s: Senthil kumar , E3540 “Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on systemic Inflammation, functional parameters, and muscle cross section area in COPD”
  • Abstract Published in Respirology; vol 15 (supp 2): 2010. Kumar SENTHIL , OS 13-03 “Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on markers of Inflammation, muscle mass and exercise capacity in patients with COPD”
  • Abstract Published in Respirology; vol 15 (supp 2): 2010. Senthil kumar, PD 10-08 “Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on Matrix metalloproteinase-9, Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1, Midthigh muscle cross-section, Six minute walk distance in patients with COPD”