Dr Sameer Arbat completed his MBBS and MD in Respiratory Medicine from JNMC, Sawangi, Wardha. He has worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Respiratory Medicine, JNMC Sawangi Wardha. He has gained a vast experience in all the sub-specialties of pulmonology by working as a Senior Registrar at India’s premier institute, KEM Hospital Mumbai. He then joined premier cancer care institute, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai where he performed more than 100 Bronchoscopies while working at the Department of Thoracic Oncology. With his interest in Intervention and a strong CV, he was invited to work at Thoracic Endoscopy Service of the Pulmonary Diseases Unit of the Azienda Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy under the guidance of his mentor, Dr Stefano Gasparini who is considered as the world famous Interventional Pulmonologist. He gained further experience as a Visiting Trainee in Interventional Pulmonology under Dr Rajiv Goyal, at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi.
He has been the Organizing Secretary to many National Conferences. He is credited with running a dedicated Asthma-COPD and ILD Education Program at KRIMS Hospitals with more than 2000 patients enrolled in this program. He has keen interest in creating public awareness on respiratory diseases and is a regular speaker on the All India Radio and has many news paper articles published to his name.
Dr Sameer has presented more than 10 oral presentations at National and International Conferences and has been awarded 1st Prize at IPL 2018 at Mumbai, 2nd Prize at BRONCOCON Udaipur, 2015 and 3rd Prize at NAPCON Mumbai, 2016. Dr Sameer has received the prestigious Indian Chest Society grant for Young Researcher for representing India at ERS Congress 2018. His study on 110 patients of Interstitial Lung Disease at KEM was presented at the ERS Congress in London 2016.
Dr Sameer Arbat is the first doctor in Central India to have a fully functional Interventional Pulmonology Unit with Central India’s first EBUS and Cryotherapy setup. He has performed more than 500 Bronchoscopy procedures including Cryotherapy, EBUS and Endobronchial Debulking.