Dr. Rakesh Godara

Dr. Rakesh Godara

Consultant - Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

RBH Department of Critical Care Medicine, RBH Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care


Dr. Rakesh Godara is an MD in Respiratory Medicine, from SPMC & PBM Hospitals Bikaner with Indian Diploma of Critical Care Medicine from SGRH, Delhi, FNB - Critical Care Medicine from FEHI Delhi and European Diploma of Respiratory Medicine from Netherlands – ERS. His areas of special interest include ARDS, Bronchoscopic Management of Hemoptysis, Central Airway Obstruction, Endobronchial Ultrasound and Medical Thoracoscopy/ Pleuroscopy. Dr. Godara has worked with Apollo Hospitals Bangalore, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Amritsar, Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi and SP Medical College & PBM Group of Hospitals Bikaner.

Education and Fellowships

MD (Respiratory Medicine) – 2009, SPMC & PBM Hospitals, Bikaner, Rajasthan

IDCCM (Indian Diploma of Critical Care Medicine) – 2011, SGRH, Delhi

FNB (Critical Care Medicine) – 2013, FEHI Okhla Delhi

EDRM (European Diploma of Respiratory Medicine) – netherlands (ERS), 2015


Specialty Interests

  • ARDS
  • Bronchoscopic Management of Hemoptysis
  • Central Airway Obstruction
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Medical Thoracoscopy (MT)/Pleuroscopy

Previous Experience

  • Associate Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore (Nov 2013- March 2016)
  • Associate Consultant & Incharge Neuro & Cardiac ICU, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Amritsir, Punjab (July 2013 – Oct 2013)
  • Fellow FNB, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Delhi (March 2011 – June 2013)
  • Fellow IDCCM, Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi (Jan 2010 – Feb 2011)
  • Senior Registrar, BLK Superspeciality Hospitals, Delhi (July 2009 – Dec 2009)
  • Resident, SP Medical College & PBM Group Of Hospitals, Bikaner (June 2006 – June 2009)

Professional Memberships

  • Life Member of Indian Chest Society / National College of Chest Physician (ICS/NCCP)
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Bronchology (IAB)
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
  • Life Member of Indian Sleep Disorder Association (ISDA)
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology (IAAAI)