Dr. Natya Raghavan

Division of Respirology

Natya Raghavan


Associate Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine






Educational and Professional Standing

Dr. Raghavan completed medical school at McGill University in Montreal.  She then completed Internal Medicine residency training at Queen’s University in Kingston before coming to McMaster for specialization in Respirology.  Following Respirology training, she returned to Queen’s to work in the Respiratory Investigation Unit at Kingston General Hospital with Dr. Denis O’Donnell to work on research in applied respiratory physiology.

She currently works at the Hamilton General Hospital on the Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Units, as well as on the Respirology consult service.  She has a general respirology out-patient practice at the Hamilton General Hospital.  She also works at St. Joseph’s Healthcare on the pulmonary rehabilitation service.

Academic Interests

Her academic interests are in applied clinical respiratory physiology.  She is working on developing a teaching curriculum in this area for residents.  Involvement with cardio-pulmonary exercise testing and the respirology rehab service will also allow her to apply this to individual patient care with plans to develop this research area in the future.