Chhabra has been associated with the prestigious Vallabhbhai Patel Chest
Institute for more than three decades after obtaining his postgraduate qualification
from the same Institute. He was incharge of the Intensive Care Unit and
in-patient services and the Pulmonary Function laboratory of the
physician of great repute and a highly respected teacher, Dr Chhabra has been
active in several areas of research, both basic and applied, in the discipline
of Pulmonary Medicine and allied sciences. His students now man the chest
departments of hospitals not only in India but also in other countries.
interests include aspects of asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease,
interstitial lung diseases like sarcoidosis and interstitial fibrosis, lung
infections, pulmonary function and health effects of air pollution. He is one
of the top names in India and internationally in asthma, Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary disease and lung function testing.
over 130 publications in prestigious indexed international and national
journals and is the recipient of several awards from scientific associations.