Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care

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) 996-1685

Office Fax:

(205) 975-0671

Email Address:

Beeper #:   3645

Office Assistant:   
Jessie Daniels        
Ph:(205) 934-7679

Fax: (205) 996-4699

Clinical Interests
Interventional pulmonology, lung cancer, pleural disease, critical care

Academic & Research Interests
Malignant pleural disease, lung cancer, interventional pulmonology

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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