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Anjan S Batra, MD

Appointments:
855-563-5320

Specialties:
Cardiology
Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certified:
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics-General

Special Interests:
Electrophysiology

Research Focus:
Arrhythmia, cardiopulmonary exercise

Languages:
Hindi
Punjabi
Spanish

Dr. Batra is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

UCI
1140 W. La Veta Ave.
Suite 750
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 855-563-5320
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Physician / Researcher Bio

Dr. Anjan Batra is a UC Irvine Health pediatric cardiologist who specializes in electrophysiology, arrhythmia management and device implantation. He is vice chair of the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics and chief of its Division of Pediatric Cardiology. He also is medical director of electrophysiology at CHOC Children's Heart Institute in Orange.

Batra earned his medical degree at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. He also is certified by the Heart Rhythm Society for pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) management.

Batra's research and scientific findings are reflected in more than 60 publications in prestigious national journals and text books. He is an internationally recognized lecturer who is known for his work on the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in children and adolescents. He sees patients at the UC Irvine Health Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Clinic, as well as at Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach and CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange.




Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Cardiology
    CHOC Children's
  • Medical Director, Electrophysiology
    CHOC Children's, Heart Institute

Academic Appointments

  • Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    UC Irvine, School of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics
    UC Irvine, School of Medicine
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
    UC Irvine, School of Medicine

Education

  • Certificate for Leadership in Health Care Transformation
    UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business
  • Graduate Education- M.S. (Environmental Health) (in progress)
    University of California Irvine, Irvine, California
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Cardiology Fellowship
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Pediatric Residency
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Pediatrics Internship
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Medical School
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics-General

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence (Pediatric Cardiology)
    Orange County Medical Association, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Maureen DiMarco Award
    Orange County School Boards Association for the Life Threatening Events Associated with Pediatric Sports (LEAPS) Initiative ?
  • America's Top Doctors (Pediatric Cardiology)
    Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2015

Published Works

Lu D, Farahmand P, Batra AS. Arrhythmias after Fontan Procedure at the UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium, Irvine, CA. 2008.

Hansen EB, Poole TA, Nguyen VN, Stehli A, Lerner MA, Kapelinski A, Wigal TL, Shannon K, Knight L, Wigal SB, Batra AS. Prevalence of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 2008.

Mikesell CE, Bronicki R, Domico M, Anas N, Batra AS. The Utility of Monitoring Venous Oxygen Saturations from the Inferior Vena Cava. Pediatric Cardiology Intensive Care Society Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 2008.

Mikesell CE, Anas N, Domico M, Bronicki R, Batra AS. Right ventricular Synchronzation Therapy Following Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatric Cardiology Intensive Care Society Annual Meeting, Miami, Fl. 2008.

Mikesell CE, Bronicki R, Domico M, Anas N, Batra AS. Right Ventricular Pacing For Right Bundle Branch Block During The Postoperative Period. Society for Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN. 2009.

Batra AS. Evolving concepts in the management of arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart disease. Congenital Cardiology Today. 2010;8:14.

Batra AS, Cooper D, Zakheim R, Daniels C, Yung D, Garfano R, Rhodes J. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing To Evaluate Consequences Of Transcutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation. Oral presentation at American Heart Association Annual Meeting. Circulation 2010.

Priromprintr B, Cooper D, Zakheim R, Daniels C, Yung D, Garfano R, Rhodes J, Batra AS. What is the arrhythmia burden on exercise testing in young adults with right-sided heart disease Melody Trial. Oral presentation at Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA 2011.

Floyd A, Sah S, Chang AC, Batra AS. Incidence of Sudden Cardiac Death in Orange County. Oral presentation at Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA 2011.

Batra AS, Priromprintr B, Cooper D, Zakheim R, Daniels C, Yung D, Garfano R, Rhodes J. What is the arrhythmia burden on exercise testing in young adults with right-sided heart disease Melody Trial. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2011.

Charles B, Freedenberg V, Atallah J, Balaji S, BarCohen Y, Batra AS, et al. Results of the Pediatric Lead Extractability and Survival Evaluation (PLEASE) Study. Oral presentation at American Heart Association Annual Meeting. Circulation 2011.

Serena Sah S, Floyd A, Chang A, Batra AS. Incidence of Sudden Cardiac Death in Orange County, CA. Oral presentation at Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 2012.

Cheng T, Batra AS. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Registry for Orange County, CA. Oral presentation at Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 2012.

Cortez D, Batra AS, Schlegel T. Improving Screening Methods in pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using the Spatial QRS-T angle. Oral presentation at Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 2012.

Serena Sah S, Floyd A, Chang A, Batra AS. Collaborative Model of Pre-Participation ECG Screening and Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention Programs for Competitive High School Athletes. 4th Congress of Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society Annual Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, 2012.

Balaji S, Bradley DJ, Etheridge SP, Law IH, Singh AK, Gajewski KK, Singh HR, Batra AS, Tsao S, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Tateno S, Takamuro M, Nakajima H, Sanatani S, Roos-Hesselink JW, Shah M. Arrhythmias After the Fontan Operation; Which is Superior: Intracardiac Lateral Tunnel or Extracardiac Conduit An International Multicenter Study of 1271 Patients. Oral presentation at American Heart Association Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. Circulation 2012.

Mohari N, Batra AS. Prospective Randomized controlled study of bipolar versus unipolar temporary epicardial pacin pacing leads in patients after surgery for congenital heart disease: interim analysis. Society of critical care medicine 42nd Critical Care Congress, Puerto Rico. January 2013.

Tuozo F, Ellis T, Batra AS. Comparison of Radiofrequency Ablation vs. Cryoablation for Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Pediatrics. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2013.

Mohari N, Gates R, Starr J, Domico M, Batra AS. Clinical Reliability Of Bipolar Versus Unipolar Temporary Epicardial Pacing Leads In Patients After Surgery For Congenital Heart Disease: Interim Results Of A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2013.

Ellis T, Tuozo F, Batra AS. Comparison of Radiofrequency Ablation vs. Cryoablation for Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Pediatrics. Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA, May 2013.

Cortez D, Shelly M, Jean C, Sharma N, Batra AS. Improving Screening Methods for Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Using the Spatial QRS-T Angle. 17th Annual Scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Orlando, Florida, September 2013.

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