Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: DTCD, DNB (Respiratory Medicine), IDCCM

Designation: Consultant, Respiratory Medicine 

Years of experience: 14 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Managing seriously ill respiratory patients in the ICU with a multidisciplinary approach
  • Managing patients on Invasive and non-invasive ventilators
  • Bedside bronchoscopy in ICU as well as bronchoscopic procedures, foreign body removal, transbronchial lung biopsy, tranbribchial needle aspiration using bronchoscope for difficult intubation
  • Managing patients on ECMO
  • Managing patients post Lung Transplant
  • Performing surgical tracheostomies
  • Managing patients with Intersytitial Lung disease


Dr Harish Chafle completed his Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest disease from Government Medical College, Nagpur. He then pursued Diplomat of National Board in Respiratory Medicine from Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai added to which he completed his Diploma in Critical Care Medicine and was awarded by Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. In his practice of 14 years, he holds major interest in Respiratory Medicine pertaining to Critical Care and Bedside Brochoscopy in ICU.

Awards & Publications:


  • National Merit Scholarship
  • Best Case Presentation in NAPCON, 2006


  • Wrote 2 chapters in book PFT Made Easy by Dr. J. R. Shah
  • Utility of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (N-GAL) in early detection of Acute Renal Injury. Dr. P. S. Dhurandhar, Dr. A. R. Halankar, Dr. H. B. Chafle, Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotamdas Medical Research Centre (Raja Rammohan Roy Road, Prarthana Samaj, Mumbai- 400004, India). Accepted for Oral Presentation in Conference for Transplant Immunology and Immunogenetics held at Liverpool, U.K. (May 2012)
  • Poster presentation on "Our Experience with Severe Viral Fever like illness in ICU", CRITICARE 2010 (Hyderabad), February 2010



  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Education Foundation
  • Indian Medical Association, Mumbai Branch
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