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What is Respiratory Medicine

Breathe in, breathe out. Breathing is an essential part of life. Impaired breathing from lung infections, asthma or other conditions means less oxygen is in the bloodstream which affects the body’s ability to function optimally. If you are having a hard time catching your breath, it is time to clear the air! Our respiratory physicians are trained to capture any forms of breathing distress and help you breathe better with state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Common Respiratory Conditions & Treatments
  • Chronic cough
  • Hemoptysis (coughing out blood)
  • Lung cancer (diagnosis and staging of non-small cell and small cell lung cancer and mediastinal tumours, assessment for resectability of the tumours)
  • Multimodality treatment for advanced lung cancer (radiotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and surgery)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) and non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Sarcoidosis, lung fibrosis and interstitial lung disease
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema
  • Influenza, pneumonia and fungal infections of the lung
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pleural diseases (pleural effusion, empyema, malignant effusion)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Lung function test
  • Allergy testing
  • Sleep apnoea and snoring disorders
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Bronchoscopy services
  • Thoracic ultrasound services
  • Home oxygen assessment and home ventilator care
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Meet Our Respiratory Medicine Specialists

Get to know our specialists here at Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara.

Dr Justin Lim Chor Shen

Consultant Respiratory Physician
Resident Consultant
Specialty
Respiratory Medicine, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
MD (Taiwan) , FCCP (USA)
Suite Number
level 1 - A-L1-01
Spoken Language
Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin

Doctor Availability

Monday9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday9.00am - 12.30pm

Dr Shirley Tan Lan Eng

Consultant Respiratory Physician
Resident Consultant
Specialty
Respiratory Medicine, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
MD (Taiwan) , FCCP (USA)
Suite Number
Level 1 - A-L1-03
Spoken Language
Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin

Doctor Availability

Monday8:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday8:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday8:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday8:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday8:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday8.30am - 12.30pm

Dr Jamalul Azizi Bin Abdul Rahaman

Consultant Respiratory Physician
Sessional Consultant
Specialty
Respiratory Medicine, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
LRCP & LRCS, MBBCh BAO (Ireland), M. MED Internal Medicine (UKM), FCCP (USA)
Suite Number
SP2, Level 1-02 (A-L1-02)
Spoken Language
English, Malay

Doctor Availability

Saturday9:00am - 1:00pm

Dr Mohammed Fauzi Abdul Rani

Consultant Respiratory Physician
Sessional Consultant
Specialty
Respiratory Medicine, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
MBChB (Sheffield) , FAMM (Mal) , MRCP (UK) , FRCP (Glasgow) , FCCP (USA)
Suite Number
level 1 - A-L1-02
Spoken Language
English, Malay

Doctor Availability

Monday2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 1:00pm