Dr. Ajay Kumar Pujala has the following 3 specializations:
General Physicians are highly trained specialists who provide the non-surgical treatment to adult patients, particularly who are referred to them by other doctors, most commonly by the patient's general practitioner. They care for the most difficult, serious or complex medical problems and continue to see the patient until these problems have been stabilized or resolved completely. General physicians are trained to carry out a variety of medical procedures for the diagnosis and management of patients with infectious and tropical diseases like HIV, tuberculosis, Kala Azar, Malaria, Cholera, and Diarrhea. They also undertake the teaching and administrative responsibilities which includes supervision and training to medical staff, planning medical programs, management of hospital pharmacy, and proper monitoring of medical activities in the hospital.
Infectious disease specialists (also known as ID physician) are trained in diagnosing and treating infectious disease. Your primary care provider could be trained in treating common infections but your doctor may refer you to an infectious disease specialist if the infection is difficult to diagnose, accompanied by a high fever or does not respond to treatment. They are specially equipped to treat infections throughout the body, including brain, bones, sinuses, the urinary tract, lungs, heart, HIV/AIDS, and other organs infections. They are also trained in treating and diagnosing malaria and other tropical diseases including mumps, measles, and rubella.Their practice may consist largely of managing hospital-acquired infections, or it can be out-patient based also.
A pulmonologist is specialists who diagnose and treat conditions that affect the respiratory system in men, women and also in children. They are also known as a respiratory physician. Pulmonologists treat everything from asthma to tuberculosis, and they have expertise in several types of respiratory disorders like infectious, structural, inflammatory, neoplastic, autoimmune. Pulmonologists can use and interpret exams and tests to help determine a lung-related diagnosis. They begin the diagnostic process with a general review focusing on hereditary diseases affecting lungs, exposure to toxins, exposure to infectious agents, an autoimmune diathesis.