Faculty Profile

Barath R. Badrinathan, MD

Barath R. Badrinathan, MD, RPVI

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine




American Board of Surgery, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



Dr. Barath Badrinathan graduated with honors at the University of Illinois Chicago in the dual degree program, earning a BS in Biology and a BA in Psychology. After receiving his MD degree at UIC in 2012, he completed his general surgery residency followed by his vascular surgery fellowship at Emory University. Prior to joining Emory in 2021, he was an attending surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

His clinical interests are focused on peripheral arterial disease, carotid disease, aortic aneurysms, dialysis access, thoracic outlet syndrome, and venous insufficiency. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including Annals of Vascular Surgery, Arthroplasty Today, and Stroke. Emory Decatur Hospital and Emory Hillendale Hospital are his primary clinical locations.


  • Emory Decatur Hospital

  • Emory Hillandale Hospital

  • Emory Clinic


  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Class of 2012

  • General Surgery Residency, Emory University, 2012-2017

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Emory University, 2017-2019

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

  • Society for Vascular Surgery 

Clinical Interests

  • Peripheral arterial disease

  • Carotid disease

  • Aortic aneurysms

  • Dialysis access

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Venous insufficiency 

Research Interests

  • Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms and dissections

  • Surgical outcomes and quality