Mallar Bhattacharya, MD


Dr. Mallar Bhattacharya is a pulmonary and critical care specialist who treats patients hospitalized with critical illness and lung disease. His research interests include pneumonia, septic shock and severe asthma.

After earning a bachelor's degree at Harvard College and a master's degree in neuroscience at Oxford University, Bhattacharya attended Harvard Medical School. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UCSF. He also did research training at the UCSF Lung Biology Center. He is an assistant professor of medicine in the UCSF Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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Harvard School of Medicine 2007


Johns Hopkins Hospital 2007


UCSF Medical Center 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Bhattacharya M. Could a coffee a day keep the inflammasome away? Sci Transl Med. 2017 Feb 08; 9(376).
  2. Bhattacharya M. Mesenchymal metamorphosis. Sci Transl Med. 2016 12 21; 8(370):370ec202.
  3. Bhattacharya M, Kallet RH, Ware LB, Matthay MA. Negative-Pressure Pulmonary Edema. Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4):927-933.

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