Sukhant Bagdia

Dr. Sukhant Bagdia Consultant Pulmonology

Years of Experience : 10

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Marathi

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Dr. Sukhant Bagdia is an experienced pulmonologist with over ten years of experience in a mix of Indian, Middle East and international patient population. He has an additional specialized interest and expertise in fields of allergy and sleep disorders. He speaks English, Hindi, and Marathi language fluently. He completed his MBBS graduation from Government Medical College in Nagpur, India in year 2008. Then he moved to Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital in Mumbai, India for his MD specialization in Pulmonary Medicine and completed that in the year 2013. Then he also cleared the DNB exam for respiratory diseases in year 2014. He worked as an Associate Professor in Government Medical College for one year and involved in teaching and academic activities for post graduate students. In line with his special interest for respiratory allergies, he pursued Diploma in Asthma and Allergy from CMC Vellore endorsed by American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and Centre for Global Health, University of Colorado, USA and completed it in year 2016. Before joining Burjeel Medical City in Abu Dhabi, he worked as a Consultant Pulmonologist in multi-specialty hospitals in Nagpur till October 2017. He shifted to UAE and worked with NMC Royal Hospital DIP for four years. He was Head of the COVID care unit and awarded multiple times for exceptional work during the pandemic. He is Member of various medical societies and has been a contributor to research and scientific papers.

Awards & Achievements

  • BLS Certified
  • ACLS Certified

Research & Publications

  • Co-Author in “Purview of Allergens through skin test in central India” published as original article in international journal on environmental disease
  • Co-Author in “Esophageal Aperistalsis- induced Diffuse Aspiration Bronchiolitis” published as Global Case Report Poster in International Journal of CHEST
  • Co- Author in “A Confounding case: Pneumococcal pneumonia unmasking Systemic Lupus Erythematosus” published as Global Case Report in International Journal European Medical Journal. Handled Clinical trial Protocols on following indications, Phase III trial on Moderate to Severe COPD as Principal Investigator Phase II trial on Bronchial Asthma as Principal Investigator
  • Phase III trial on COPD as Co-Investigator

Education & Training

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • DNB (respiratory diseases)
  • Diploma (Asthma & Allergy)


  • Asthma and COPD diagnosis and management in line with latest research and advances
  • Pulmonary function tests including lung volume, lung capacity, bronchodilator reversibility testing, diffusion capacity with CO gas, pre surgical fitness, post rehabilitation improvement evaluation, chronic lung disease prognosis
  • Other diagnostic evaluation including FeNo, Oscillation Spirometry, Six-minute walk test
  • Skin prick allergy testing and allergen immunotherapy for respiratory allergies
  • Evaluation of snoring and possibility of obstructive sleep apnea
  • Polysomnography (all levels) along with CPAP titration
  • Flexible bronchoscopy for diagnosis of lung conditions including visualization, airway clearance,
  • microbiological diagnosis, TBNA, TBB, fiberoptic intubation etc.
  • Management of mild to critical forms of COVID/swine flu/ viral pneumonia and ARDS
  • Management of lung and pleural conditions including infectious and non- infectious etiology
  • Routinely assess reason for persistent chest pain, cough and/or breathing difficulty and able to differentiate respiratory vs non respiratory causes
  • Pleural procedures including thoracentesis, ICD insertion, medical pleurodesis
  • Exclusive experience with whole lung lavage for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis


  • Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of Indian Chest Society
  • Member of European Respiratory Society
  • Member of Emirates Thoracic Society