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About Dr. R. P. Ilangho

  • Dr. R. P. Ilangho is a renowned Pulmonologist in Chennai with over 35 years of experience. He specialises in the treatment of Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD, Sleep diseases, and Smoking problems. He is also an expert in Bronchoscopy and other interventional pulmonology procedures.
    Dr. Ilangho has held many significant positions like the Vice-President of BreatheEazy Clinic, for the Apollo Hospitals Group, India`s First Disease Management Programme in Asthma & COPD (Bronchitis) and the FIRST Vice-President of the Association of Pulmonologists of Tamilnadu. He has given various talks over the radio and TV.
    Besides hosting regular quizzes for medical students, Dr. Ilangho has also reviewed various international and national journals. He has a special interest in conducting research in Medicine and Life-On on an ongoing basis.
  • He is a continuous Medical PostGraduate Teacher - heading the Apollo Respiratory Medicine Program, since 2005-when he was instrumental in procuring the licensing for the 1st PG students in Respiratory DNB [Diplomate National Board equivalent to MD degree] .He was a rotating Head of the Respiratory Medicine department as as Co-Ordinator for nearly a decade & has left the position to other younger colleagues.
  • He has been awarded the Economic Times ‘INSPIRING CHEST PHYSICIANS OF INDIA-2023 AWARD IN JUNE 2023”
  • He has been nominated for the Outlook Group`s feature “Best Doctors South 2023” in August 2023.
  • He was awarded the India Today`s 2023 “Eminent Doctors South 2023 Award"



Senior Consultant Respiratory Physician Bronchoscopist Academic Co-Ordinator, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Apollo Hospitals.


President : Indian Medical Association, Apollo Hospitals - Thousand - lights branch, Chennai, India.


Vice-President of FIRST Association of Pulmonologists of Tamilnadu   (APT)


Member, Editorial Board, of : FIRST Journal of Association of Pulmonologists of Tamilnadu  (JAPT)


Founder Member of Organizing Committee: TAPPCON-Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Pulmonology Conference


Former Vice-President (Medical) - BreatheEazy Clinic, for Apollo Hospitals Group, India`s FIRST Disease Management Programme, since June 2008 TILL 2014. BreatheEazy Clinic is for Asthma & COPD   (Bronchitis)


Former Member : The Global Advisory Board of: The Disease Management Association of India (DMAI)


Former Member : Institutional Ethical Committee The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University Chennai, India.