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Dr Zarir F Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital and Parsee General Hospitals. He is an MD, DNB, FRCP (London.), and FCCP (USA). A post-graduate of the Grant Medical College, Bombay, he has spent 5 years training in various centers of excellence in the U.K including the prestigious Brompton Hospital, London. On his return he established an active chest department at the Hinduja Hospital. This includes Bombay’s busiest bronchoscopy and PFT services and the city’s first sleep laboratory.


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"The rise of MDR-TB in the global era is a call to return to the basis of our practice as healers: our mission is to treat the sick, not just the sick who can pay. Our mission is to treat TB, regardless of resistance patterns. The dilemma of MDR-TB in the global era." Paul Farmer

TED talks

Dr. Zarir F Udwadia was a part of TEDtalks at NCPA, Mumbai. A show having some worth spreading ideas about Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis.

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Special Mentions

  • Dr Udwadia feature in the New York Times
  • Dr. Zarir Udwadia and team discovered totally Drug-resistant TB in India

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Principles of Respiratory Medicine

Principles of Respiratory Medicine is a book by Dr. Zarir Udwadia which is recently published by Oxford International Press.

This is the first international textbook of respiratory medicine that gives an Indian perspective of common respiratory problems.

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