Chest and TB department functions as independent department with qualified and experienced faculties and qualified subordinate staff. It comprises of OP, IP, RICU and RNTCP programme treating all patients attending the OP. Patients getting admitted are thoroughly investigated by sophisticated investigations like PFT, CT, MRI, ultrasound, biopsy procedures. Certain patients are referred to higher specialties.
Patients come from Karaikal district, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur and Cuddalore districts. Patients are referred from peripheral health centre also. RNTCP procedure is implemented and statistics submitted to state health administration. All meetings of Puducherry state programme are attended.