Narendra Reddy Battula, MD

About Narendra Reddy Battula

Narendra R. Battula, MBBS, MRCS, MD, FRCS, is an assistant professor in the department of surgery, division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

He received his medical degree from Manipal Medical University in India and a doctorate in medical research from King's College London, where he studied disseminated tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. Battula completed an internship at Kasturba Medical College Hospitals in India, as well as a general surgery residency in the United Kingdom. He also completed fellowships in hepato-pancreatic-biliary surgery and adult/pediatric liver transplantation at University Hospitals Birmingham, UK, followed by a second fellowship in multi­organ abdominal transplantation at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.

Dr. Battula holds a multi-organ transplant (liver, kidney and pancreas) training certificate from the American Society for Transplant Surgery and is certified through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons in England. He is also certified to use the da Vinci© Robotic Surgical System.

His clinical interests are living donor and pediatric liver transplant surgery, and his research interests center around organ preservation and reconditioning using normothermic liver allograft machine perfusion.
Affiliations OU Health Physicians Building - Oklahoma City, OU Health Transplant Center
  • ASTS CareDx faculty research grant, American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2020
  • Research career development award, University of Florida 2018
  • First prize oral presentation, Association of Cardio-Thoracic Anaesthetists 2004
Health Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Manipal University, India
  • Residency
  • General Surgery West Midland's Deanery, UK
  • Fellowship
  • Liver, Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation Fellowship Ochsner Health System
    New Orleans, LA
  • Residency
  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery University Hospitals, Birmingham, UK
  • Board Certification
  • Royal College of Surgeons, England
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Split Liver Transplantation
Research Interests:
  • Organ Preservation
  • Reconditioning using normothermic liver allograft machine perfusion
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