Dr. Zarir Udwadia

Dr. Zarir Udwadia
General Physician, Mumbai

MD, DNB, FRCP (London), FCCP (USA)

  • 3 Hospitals
  • Consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital and Parsee General Hospitals

Specialities

  • General Medicine

Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy

Expertise

  • TB
  • MDR-TB
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchoscopy

Education

Practice Information

Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

60-A, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400016

The B.D.Petit Parsee General Hospital, Mumbai

The B.D.Petit Parsee General Hospital, Mumbai

Bomanjee Petit Road, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400036

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Articles:Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011:6(2): 88-91
  • Private patient perceptions about a public programme: what do private Indian tuberculosis patients really feel about directly observed treatment? BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 22; 10(1): 357.
  • Tuberculosis management by private practitioners in Mumbai, India: has anything changed in two decades. PLoS ONE Aug 2010. Vol 5: Issue 8: e12023
  • Tumor necrosis alpha-blocker induced tuberculosis. J Rheumatol 2010: 37::7: 1542.
  • Evaluation of light emitting diode-based fluorescence microscopy for the detection of mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2011. 15(4): 483-488.
  • Universal access for MDR-TB limited without the involvement of the private sector. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011
  • Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011. 1:6; (2): 88-91.
  • Retrospective study of ILD in a tertiary care center in India. Indian J Chest Disease Allied Science. 2010; 52: 191-193.
  • Why ‘STOP TB’ is incomplete without quit smoking. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011; 53: 9-10.
  • Statins and the lung: hope or hype? Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011
  • Assessment of linezolid efficacy and safety in MDR- and XDR-TB: an Indian perspective.
  • Private patient perceptions about a public programme: what do private Indian tuberculosis patients really feel about directly observed treatment? BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 22; 10(1): 357.
  • Tuberculosis management by private practitioners in Mumbai, India: has anything changed in two decades. PLoS ONE Aug 2010. Vol 5: Issue 8: e12023
  • Tumor necrosis alpha-blocker induced tuberculosis. J Rheumatol 2010: 37::7: 1542.
  • Evaluation of light emitting diode-based fluorescence microscopy for the detection of mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2011. 15(4): 483-488.
  • Universal access for MDR-TB limited without the involvement of the private sector. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011
  • Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011. 1:6; (2): 88-91.
  • Retrospective study of ILD in a tertiary care center in India. Indian J Chest Disease Allied Science. 2010; 52: 191-193
  • Why ‘STOP TB’ is incomplete without quit smoking. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011; 53: 9-10
  • Statins and the lung: hope or hype? Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011
  • Assessment of linezolid efficacy and safety in MDR- and XDR-TB: an Indian perspective
  • Thioridazine cures extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and the need for global trials is now!
  • Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
  • Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Mumbai: it’s only getting worse
  • Application of multiplex ARMS and SSCP/HD analysis in molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in Indian patients
  • Utility of the antigen-specific interferon-gamma assay for the management of tuberculosis
  • High incidence of the Beijing genotype among multidrug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary care center in Mumbai, India.
  • Pneumocystis pneumonia
  • Prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep apnea in middle-aged urban Indian men
  • Tuberculosis control in India
  • Drug-resistant tuberculosis in India
  • Health seeking behaviour among tuberculosis patients in rural South Africa.
  • Normal chest radiographs in sputum culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Increasing incidence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mumbai, India
  • A 24-year-old man with giddiness, hemoptysis, and skin lesions
  • XDR-TB in India : when will we heed the alarm?
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome with isolated Loeffler’s endocarditis: complete resolution with corticosteroids
  • The burden of undiagnosed airflow obstruction in India
  • Review series: the politics of TB: the politics, economics and impact of directly observed treatment (DOT) in India
  • XDR tuberculosis in India: what’s in a name?
  • Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma with ureteric fibrosis: A case report and review of relevant literature
  • ARDS: predicting mortality and improving survival
  • Incidence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in urban and rural India and implications for prevention
  • Molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in Indian patients–a preliminary report
  • Herpes simplex esophagitis in immunocompetent individuals
  • India’s multidrug-resistant tuberculosis crisis
  • Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis associated with autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis with respiratory failure–therapeutic role of bronchoscopic and whole lung lavage
  • Hepatic sarcoidosis responding to chloroquine as steroid-sparing drug.
  • Mediastinal hibernoma
  • Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP): a rare but reversible cause of acute respiratory failure
  • Pneumothorax as the presenting manifestation of lymphangitis carcinomatosa.
  • Rabies
  • Conferences and Seminars:Has been invited to speak before the British Thoracic Society, American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society and Royal Society of Medicine, London on several occasions
  • Has made presentations at over 70 conferences of which 40 have been international confer
  • Lieutenant Colonel Eduljee Maneckji Damla Silver Medal in IInd M.B.B.S
  • Dr. Max Lennan Scholarship in IIIrd M.B.B.S
  • Dr. D.R. Bardi Gold Medal and Book Prize in IIIrd M.B.B.S
  • The Mancherji P. Choksey Memorial Gold Medal in IIIrd M.B.B.S
  • The Dr. Govind Vishnu Juvekar Prize in IIIrd M.B.B.S
  • The Dr. A.J. Kohiyar Prize 1984 for standing 1st in the IIIrd M.B.B.S Examinations in Medicine amongst Post-Graduate registered students in medicine
  • The Dr. A.J. Kohiyar Oration delivered on 29th March 1985 under the auspices of “The Research Society” of Grant Medical College at its Annual Conference
  • The Dr. Swamy award for the best Post-Graduate thesis submitted for the M.D. exams
  • The Searle Award for the best original research paper presented at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cardiology Society of India, November 22, 1991.ences
  • Articles Articles:Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011:6(2): 88-91
  • Private patient perceptions about a public programme: what do private Indian tuberculosis patients really feel about directly observed treatment? BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 22; 10(1): 357
  • Tuberculosis management by private practitioners in Mumbai, India: has anything changed in two decades. PLoS ONE Aug 2010. Vol 5: Issue 8: e12023
  • Tumor necrosis alpha-blocker induced tuberculosis. J Rheumatol 2010: 37::7: 1542
  • Evaluation of light emitting diode-based fluorescence microscopy for the detection of mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2011. 15(4): 483-488
  • Universal access for MDR-TB limited without the involvement of the private sector. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011
  • Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011. 1:6; (2): 88-91.
  • Retrospective study of ILD in a tertiary care center in India. Indian J Chest Disease Allied Science. 2010; 52: 191-193
  • Why ‘STOP TB’ is incomplete without quit smoking. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011; 53: 9-10
  • Statins and the lung: hope or hype? Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011
  • Assessment of linezolid efficacy and safety in MDR- and XDR-TB: an Indian perspective
  • Private patient perceptions about a public programme: what do private Indian tuberculosis patients really feel about directly observed treatment? BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 22; 10(1): 357.
  • Tuberculosis management by private practitioners in Mumbai, India: has anything changed in two decades. PLoS ONE Aug 2010. Vol 5: Issue 8: e12023
  • Tumor necrosis alpha-blocker induced tuberculosis. J Rheumatol 2010: 37::7: 1542
  • Evaluation of light emitting diode-based fluorescence microscopy for the detection of mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2011. 15(4): 483-488.
  • Universal access for MDR-TB limited without the involvement of the private sector. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011
  • Safety and efficacy of thioridazine as salvage therapy in Indian patients with XDR-TB. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discovery. 2011. 1:6; (2): 88-91.
  • Retrospective study of ILD in a tertiary care center in India. Indian J Chest Disease Allied Science. 2010; 52: 191-193
  • Why ‘STOP TB’ is incomplete without quit smoking. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011; 53: 9-10
  • Statins and the lung: hope or hype? Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011
  • Assessment of linezolid efficacy and safety in MDR- and XDR-TB: an Indian perspective
  • Thioridazine cures extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and the need for global trials is now!
  • Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
  • Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Mumbai: it’s only getting worse
  • Application of multiplex ARMS and SSCP/HD analysis in molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in Indian patients
  • Utility of the antigen-specific interferon-gamma assay for the management of tuberculosis
  • High incidence of the Beijing genotype among multidrug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary care center in Mumbai, India.
  • Pneumocystis pneumonia
  • Prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep apnea in middle-aged urban Indian men
  • Tuberculosis control in India
  • Drug-resistant tuberculosis in India
  • Health seeking behaviour among tuberculosis patients in rural South Africa.
  • Normal chest radiographs in sputum culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Increasing incidence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mumbai, India
  • A 24-year-old man with giddiness, hemoptysis, and skin lesions
  • XDR-TB in India : when will we heed the alarm?
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome with isolated Loeffler’s endocarditis: complete resolution with corticosteroids
  • The burden of undiagnosed airflow obstruction in India
  • Review series: the politics of TB: the politics, economics and impact of directly observed treatment (DOT) in India
  • XDR tuberculosis in India: what’s in a name?
  • Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma with ureteric fibrosis: A case report and review of relevant literature
  • ARDS: predicting mortality and improving survival
  • Incidence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in urban and rural India and implications for prevention
  • Molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in Indian patients–a preliminary report
  • Herpes simplex esophagitis in immunocompetent individuals
  • India’s multidrug-resistant tuberculosis crisis
  • Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis associated with autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis with respiratory failure–therapeutic role of bronchoscopic and whole lung lavage
  • Hepatic sarcoidosis responding to chloroquine as steroid-sparing drug.
  • Mediastinal hibernoma
  • Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP): a rare but reversible cause of acute respiratory failure
  • Pneumothorax as the presenting manifestation of lymphangitis carcinomatosa
  • Rabies