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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Raj Batra is a specialist in pulmonology in Los Angeles, California and he is affiliated with many local hospitals, such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then completed his internship in internal medicine at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. He also did his residency program in internal medicine at the same institution. After this, he did a fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Dr. Raj Batra is board certified in critical care medicine and he has a practical experience of more than 20 years.

  • Education & Training


    University of Toledo College of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers



    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers



    University of North Carolina Hospitals


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 423-3277

    8700 Beverly Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90048

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    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 478-3711

    11301 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90073

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Raj Batra has contributed to 3 publications.

    p16 Protein and Gigaxonin Are Associated with the Ubiquitination of NFκB in Cisplatin-induced Senescence of Cancer Cells.

    Veena, M. S.,Wilken, R.,Zheng, J. Y.,Gholkar, A.,Venkatesan, N.,Vira, D.,Ahmed, S.,Basak, S. K.,Dalgard, C. L.,Ravichandran, S.,Batra, R. K.,Kasahara, N.,Elashoff, D.,...; J. Biol. Chem.. 2014 Oct 22.

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    The malignant pleural effusion as a model to investigate intratumoral heterogeneity in lung cancer.

    Basak, S. K., Veena, M. S., Oh, S., Huang, G., Srivatsan, E., Huang, M., Sharma, S., Batra, R. K.; PLoS One. 2009.

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    Cancer stem cells, microRNAs, and therapeutic strategies including natural products.

    Vira, D., Basak, S. K., Veena, M. S., Wang, M. B., Batra, R. K., Srivatsan, E. S.; Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2012 Dec.

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