FacultyPhotoBatraUpdateAssistant Professor
Director, Interventional Pulmonary and Pleural Disease Program

Areas of Interest
Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Pleural Disease, Critical Care

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 interventional pulmonology, lung cancer, pleural disease, and critical care medicine.

Education & Training

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

Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

Clinical Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

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