Amit Banga, M.D.

Amit Banga, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Lung (Pulmonary) Disorders
  • Lung Transplant Medicine

Biography

Amit Banga, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in advanced lung diseases and lung transplantation.

Dr. Banga earned his medical degree at Jiwaji University in India. He completed residencies in internal medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and at Michigan State University. He then received advanced training in pulmonary and critical care medicine through a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

Dr. Banga has delivered scores of presentations and written dozens of peer-reviewed articles on topics related to pulmonary and critical care medicine. His original research papers have been published in top lung transplantation journals, including the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Transplantation, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and Chest. He has also contributed chapters to two books and served as a scientific journal reviewer. 

He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the American Thoracic Society and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 

In 2013, Dr. Banga won the Young Investigator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. His research was also recognized by the American Thoracic Society during its annual meetings in 2012 and 2013. From 2011 to 2015, he was included in the Marquis “Who’s Who in Healthcare” list.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - Gajra Raja Medical College (1991-1996)
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2011-2014), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
  • Residency - Michigan State University (2008-2011), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - Drexel University College of Medicine (2005-2006), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India (1998-2000), Infectious Diseases
  • Internship - Gajra Raja Medical College, India (1996-1997), Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Abstract Scholarship 2013, American Thoracic Society
  • Young Investigator Award 2004, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Young Scientist Foreign Travel Grant 2003, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Dehli, India
  • Travel Award 2012, American Thoracic Society
Books & Publications
Research
  • Chronic lung allograft dysfunction
  • Ex-vivo Lung Perfusion
  • Role of mast cell in allograft dysfunction after lung transplantation
  • Outcomes after lung transplantation

Clinical Focus

  • Lung (Pulmonary) Disorders
  • Lung Transplant Medicine

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