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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Pleural Disease Program

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
1720 2nd Avenue So, THT-422
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Board Certifications
2012, American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
2014, American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
2015, American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Internship and Residency: Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

Fellowship:   University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Contact Information

Campus Address:

THT 422

Academic Office location:

LHRB 409

Office Phone:

(205) 934-7679

Office Fax:

(205) 996-4699

Email Address:

hbatra@uabmc.edu

Beeper #:   3645

Office Assistant:   
Jessie Daniels
jessielong@uabmc.edu        
Ph:(205) 934-7679

Fax: (205) 996-4699

Brief Bio
Dr. Batra completed his initial medical training and internship at University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He followed this training with an internship and residency at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA, during which he was chief resident. After completing his internship and residency training, Dr. Batra entered into the UAB Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program. After his fellowship training, Dr. Batra joined the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine as a full-time faculty member in 2015. Dr. Batra currently holds the rank of assistant professor and is the Director of the UAB Interventional Pulmonology and Pleural Disease Program. His clinical and research interests include nterventional pulmonology, lung cancer, pleural disease, and critical care medicine.

Clinical Interests
Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Pleural Disease, Critical Care

Academic & Research Interests
Malignant Pleural Disease, Central Airway Obstruction, Critical Care Ultrasound, Sepsis, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Key Publications
H. Batra, VB Antony. Pleural Mesothelium in Development and Disease – Front Physiol. 2014 Aug 1;5:284. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00284. PMID: 25136318 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4117979

H. Batra, VB Antony. Pleural mesothelial cells in pleural and lung diseases. The Journal of Thoracic Disease. J Thorac Dis 2015. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.02.19

Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax - Diagnosis and Management – Pulmonary Board Review course. Oakstone Medical Publishing, LLC. 2015

FJ Li, RN Duggal, H. Batra, A. Agarwal, VB. Antony. Heme Oxygenase 1 protects Corexit 9500A-induced respiratory epithelium injury across species. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 2;10(4):e0122275. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122275. PMID: 25835394

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