Dr. Raja Dhar has joined as Director & HOD, Department of Pulmonology at The Calcutta Medical Research Institute. Dr Dhar brings with himself more than 27 years of experience in Pulmonology, Critical Medical Management and Interventional Pulmonology. Dr. Dhar is proficient in all disciplines of Respiratory Medicine including airways disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, transplant, lung cancer, sleep medicine, lung infections including TB, and respiratory emergencies. His special interest lies in Interventional Pulmonology including electrocautery, APC, cryotherapy, stent placements and Medical Thoracoscopy. He is passionate about teaching and is an avid researcher and academician.