The Department of Respiratory Medicine was inaugurated in the year 2003 in Sree Balaji Medical College. Now the department is functioning with 4 Professors, 4 Assistant Professors, 3 Senior Residents, 18 Postgraduates under HOD Dr. Raja Amarnath. There is a dedicated DOTS center where regular supply of Anti Tubercular therapy and regular monitoring being carried out. Apart from Tubercular management, many advanced interventional procedures such as Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Intercostal Chest Tube placement and thoracocentesis is done. Training sessions for postgraduates in both academics and interventions are being addressed regularly. Well-equipped department with experienced professionals are the cornerstone in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital was started from the academic year 2003-04 with the aim of providing excellent medical education run by Sri Lakshmi Ammal Educational Trust established in 1984 and it has come under the ambit of BHARATH INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH in the year 2004.