Doctors

Dr. Nithya Haridas


Designation :
Clinical Associate Professor
Department :
Respiratory Medicine
Email :
nithyaharidas@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MD (Pulmonary medicine), DTCD

Dr. Nithya Haridas completed her MBBS in 2006 from Government Medical College, Kottayam and DTCD in 2010 and MD Pulmonary medicine in 2011 from Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala. She joined as Clinical Assistant Professor In the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, in 2012.

She is an astute clinician with good communication skills. Her key areas of interest include air way diseases, allergy & immunology, severe asthma, sleep medicine, pleural diseases, and pulmonary physiology. She has taken special training in adult allergy & immunotherapy and sleep medicine.

She has more than 10 publications to her credit. She is also a reviewer for numerous journals.

Education and Professional Experience

  • 2012 – present - Department of Respiratory Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • 2011- Passed MD Pulmonary Medicine from Government Medical College, Kozhikode
  • 2010 - Passed DTCD from Government Medical College, Kozhikode
  • 2000 – 2006 – MBBS - Government Medical College, Kottayam

Publications

  • Salam B, Mehta A, Kunoor A, Haridas N, et al Awareness of STCI among medical practitioners in Ernakulam District, Kerala, India. International Journal of Pulmonary and respiratory sciences, 2020 1(1): 18-22
  • Shafi TM, Haridas N, Belagundi P, Mehta A. A piece of broken intubation tube stylet as endobronchial foreign body. Egypt J Bronchol 2019 13:774–777
  • Nair R A, Haridas N, Ahmed S, Borkar P V. EBUS- TBNA-Initial Experience from a Tertiary Care Center in Southern India. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018, Sep, Vol-12(9): OC29-OC32
  • Haridas N, Mehta A, Shafi T M, Nair IR. Young man with non-resolving pneumonia. Egypt J Bronchol 2018 12:367–369
  • Valappil A T, Mehta A, Kunoor A, Haridas N. Spectrum of diffuse parenchymal lung diseases: An Experience from A Tertiary Care Referral Centre from South India. The Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis 2018, 67:276–280
  • Krishna V, Mehta A, Haridas N et al Clinical spectrum of lung cancer and its association with smoking habit .Amrita journal of Medicine. apr- jun 2017;vol-13(2) - 26-29
  • Nair R A, Haridas N, Ahmed S, Eapen M. Radial Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions: Initial Experience in an Indian Tertiary Healthcare Centre. J Cardiothorac Med. 2017; 5(4): 213-217.
  • Nithya Haridas et.al Disseminated Tuberculosis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia.PulmonVOL18(1) jan-apr 2016-38-40
  • Libin antony, Nithya Haridas, et al.Correlation of six minute walk distance with clinical &spirometric parameters in COPD. Amrita Journal of Medicine. jul-dec 2016;12(2) -32-36
  • Nithya Haridas et al., Medical Thoracoscopy vs Closed Pleural Biopsy in Pleural Effusions: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. May2014, Vol-8(5): MC01-MC04

Reviewer

  • Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
  • Journal of Thoracic Disease
  • Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

Professional Interest

  • Airway diseases
  • Allergy & immunology
  • Sleep medicine
  • Pleural diseases
  • Pulmonary physiology

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Indian Chest Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • Academy of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
  • Cochin Thoracic Society

Workshops and Seminars Organized

  • Scientific committee member of Amrita PG update January 2020
  • Reception committee – local coordinator- NAPCON 2019
  • Local convener for Rigid Bronchoscopy workshop of NAPCON 2019
  • Registration committee member COPD Rehabilitation workshop & PG update –2019
  • Registration committee member of Basic Bronchoscopy Workshop 2015
  • Registration committee member Pulmocon 2015

Awards

  • Received second best paper award APCCM annual conference RESPICON 2010
  • Received second best paper award APCCM annual conference RESPICON 2009
  • Received second best paper award in state TB conference -TBCON – 2008

Chairperson for the following conferences

  • NAPCON 2019
  • PULMOCON 2019