Natalie Bavli, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in classical hematology with a particular focus on bleeding and clotting disorders, women’s health, and red blood cell and platelet disorders.

Dr. Bavli earned her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in Boston, where she was selected for the Clinician Educator Track and was recognized for her compassion by being inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She then completed advanced fellowship training in hematology at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Bavli joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Bavli is passionate about medical education and has received numerous teaching awards and was selected for the American Society of Hematology Medical Educators Institute. She is a Course Director for both the first-year medical student course, Hematopoietic System, and the fourth-year medical student elective course, Hematology Frontiers in Medicine.  She is also on the Board of Advisors for The Blood Project.



Personal Note

Outside of work, Dr. Bavli enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. She can also be found hiking, traveling, and playing volleyball and tennis.


Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine (2015)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2018), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021), Hematology

Research Interest

  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathies


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Mindfulness and yoga therapy for acute pain in sickle cell disease.
Dev P, Bavli N, Sims B, Foster J, Moscowitz A, Makris UE, Rambally S, EJHaem 2024 Feb 5 1 131-135
Bortezomib in relapsed/refractory immune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: A single-centre retrospective cohort and systematic literature review.
Lee NCJ, Yates S, Rambally S, Sarode R, Ibrahim IF, Shen YM, Hofmann SL, Bavli NR, Br J Haematol 2023 Aug
Therapeutic plasma exchange in severe refractory autoimmune heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis.
Bavli N, Christensen B, Sarode R, Hofmann S, Ibrahim I, Br J Haematol 2021 Oct
Complete ADAMTS13 remission in a patient with refractory autoimmune-mediated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura after infliximab.
Bavli N, Lee N, Sarode R, Burstein E, Rambally S, Transfus Apher Sci 2021 Jul 103213
Distinct evolutionary paths in chronic lymphocytic leukemia during resistance to the graft-versus-leukemia effect.
Bachireddy P, Ennis C, Nguyen VN, Gohil SH, Clement K, Shukla SA, Forman J, Barkas N, Freeman S, Bavli N, Elagina L, Leshchiner I, Mohammad AW, Mathewson ND, Keskin DB, Rassenti LZ, Kipps TJ, Brown JR, Getz G, Ho VT, Gnirke A, Neuberg D, Soiffer RJ, Ritz J, Alyea EP, Kharchenko PV, Wu CJ, Sci Transl Med 2020 09 12 561
Vaccination with autologous myeloblasts admixed with GM-K562 cells in patients with advanced MDS or AML after allogeneic HSCT.
Ho VT, Kim HT, Bavli N, Mihm M, Pozdnyakova O, Piesche M, Daley H, Reynolds C, Souders NC, Cutler C, Koreth J, Alyea EP, Antin JH, Ritz J, Dranoff G, Soiffer RJ, Blood Adv 2017 Nov 1 24 2269-2279
Somatic mutation as a mechanism of Wnt/?-catenin pathway activation in CLL.
Wang L, Shalek AK, Lawrence M, Ding R, Gaublomme JT, Pochet N, Stojanov P, Sougnez C, Shukla SA, Stevenson KE, Zhang W, Wong J, Sievers QL, MacDonald BT, Vartanov AR, Goldstein NR, Neuberg D, He X, Lander E, Hacohen N, Regev A, Getz G, Brown JR, Park H, Wu CJ, Blood 2014 Aug 124 7 1089-98
Reversal of in situ T-cell exhaustion during effective human antileukemia responses to donor lymphocyte infusion.
Bachireddy P, Hainz U, Rooney M, Pozdnyakova O, Aldridge J, Zhang W, Liao X, Hodi FS, O'Connell K, Haining WN, Goldstein NR, Canning CM, Soiffer RJ, Ritz J, Hacohen N, Alyea EP, Kim HT, Wu CJ, Blood 2014 Feb 123 9 1412-21
Autologous CLL cell vaccination early after transplant induces leukemia-specific T cells.
Burkhardt UE, Hainz U, Stevenson K, Goldstein NR, Pasek M, Naito M, Wu D, Ho VT, Alonso A, Hammond NN, Wong J, Sievers QL, Brusic A, McDonough SM, Zeng W, Perrin A, Brown JR, Canning CM, Koreth J, Cutler C, Armand P, Neuberg D, Lee JS, Antin JH, Mulligan RC, Sasada T, Ritz J, Soiffer RJ, Dranoff G, Alyea EP, Wu CJ, J Clin Invest 2013 Sep 123 9 3756-65
SF3B1 and other novel cancer genes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Wang L, Lawrence MS, Wan Y, Stojanov P, Sougnez C, Stevenson K, Werner L, Sivachenko A, DeLuca DS, Zhang L, Zhang W, Vartanov AR, Fernandes SM, Goldstein NR, Folco EG, Cibulskis K, Tesar B, Sievers QL, Shefler E, Gabriel S, Hacohen N, Reed R, Meyerson M, Golub TR, Lander ES, Neuberg D, Brown JR, Getz G, Wu CJ N. Engl. J. Med. 2011 Dec 365 26 2497-506


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Honors & Awards

  • Best Lecturer Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Student, selected by the class of 2027 (2024)
  • Favorite Course Director Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Student, selected by the class of 2025 (2024)
  • Faculty Excellence in Education Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Student, selected by the class of 2025 (2022)
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Student, selected by the class of 2025 (2022)
  • American Society of Hematology Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021)
  • American Society of Hematology Medical Educators Institute Award
    American Society of Hematology (2020)
  • James Tullis Award
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Hematology (2019)
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (2019)
  • International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2020)