Awinder Singh, MB,BS
Awinder Singh, MB,BS

Awinder Singh, MB,BS

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Director of Surgical Skills - General Surgery Residency Program - Department of Srugery

Education

  • HPB Surgery - Providence Hospital and Medical Centers 7/2015 - 6/2016
  • Advanced GI Surgery (Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery) - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 7/2014 - 6/2015
  • General Surgery Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 7/2012 - 6/2014
  • General Surgery Residency - The Brooklyn Hospital Centre 7/2009 - 6/2012
  • Cardiovascular Fellowship - Texas Heart Institute 7/2008-6/2009
  • Consultant Surgeon - Arjun Hospital, Tarn Taran, Punjab India 4/2006-6/2008
  • Consultant Surgeon - A-Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar Punjab India 7/2007-6/2008
  • Senior Resident General Surgery - Sri Guru Das Charitable Hospital, Punjab India 9/2005-3/2006
  • General Surgery Residency in India - Government Medical College Baroda 7/2002 - 6/2005
  • Housejob in General Surgery - Arjun Nursing Home, Punjab India 1/2000 - 6/2002

Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery - November, 2014 


LICENSURE AND MEMBERSHIP 
1. Pennsylvania State License
2. Michigan State License
3. Registered in Punjab Medical Council [ India]
4. Punjab State Medical License [ India]
5. ACS member.

Publications and Presentations

Articles


  • Cullen E.Worsh BA,.TalarTatarian MD, Awinder Singh MD,. Michael J.Pucci MD,. Jordan Winter MD,.Charles J.Yeo MD,.HarishLavu MD.
    Total parenteral nutrition in patients following pancreaticoduodenectomy: lessons from 1184 Patients., Journal of Surgical Research, 218, 156-161, 2017
  • Stacey Martindale, Awinder Singh, Hua Wang, Ashley Steinberg, Alan Go,
       Peter Pappas, Haidi Zhang, and Amer Homsi.
       Racial disparities in survival and age-related outcome in post-surgery breast cancer patients in a New York City community hospital., International Journal of Breast, 2011
  • Brar N, GuptaDK, Bagat S, Kumar S,Randhawa M,Singh AP, Nitin,
    A simple and novel approach to perifistular skin care in cases of external GI fistulae., Surgical Journal of North India, 20(2), 19-22, 2006

Publications

  • Utility of post –operative cancer antigen 19-9 levels in predicting long term outcomes in patients with resecble Adenocarcinoma of pancreas:Asingle institution retrospective reviews.
    Patil, MD, A Singh, MD,  P Kumar, MD, J Parikh, MD, FACS, M Jacobs, MD, FACS;  Ascension Providence Hospital Southfiled, MI., Pancreatic Club, 153, 2017
  • Identifying Appropriate indications for use of total parenteral nutrition in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy.
    Cullen E Worsh, Talar Tatarian, MD, Awinder Singh, MD, Michael J Pucci, MD,
    Jordan M Winter, MD, Charles J Yeo, MD, Harish Lavu, MD; Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary, and Related Cancer Center, Department of Surgery,
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., Pancreatic Club, 171, 2017
  • Neoadjuvant Intra-pancreatic brachytherapy in borderline resectable  peripancreatic cancer:Clinical Trial in progress
    Awinder P .Singh MD, Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD, , Sandeep Anantha MD,  Janak  Parikh MD,And Michael J. Jacobs MD, IAHPB, 2016

  • Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD, Ralph Pearlman MD, Alice J. Race MD, Susanna M Szpunar  PhD, Sandeep Anantha MD, Awinder P.Singh MD, Janak Parikh MD, Vijay K. Mittal MD, and Michael J. Jacobs MD .
    Impact of Medical or Surgical Admission on Outcomes of Patients with Acute Cholecystitis: A Multivariate Regression Model., IAHPB, 2016

  • Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD, Ralph Pearlman MD, Alice J. Race MD, Susanna M Szpunar  PhD, Sandeep Anantha MD, Awinder P. Singh MD, Janak Parikh MD, Vijay K. Mittal MD and Michael J. Jacobs MD .
    Variations in the perioperative management of Pancreaticoduodenectomy among high and low-volume Hepatobilliary sugeons. A IHPBA/AHPBA  web-based survey., IAHPB, 2016

  • Hua Wang, Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Larry Griffith, Alan R. Go,
    Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas.
    Abstract P26 Surgical site infection in breast cancer patient and its impact on the outcome of  survival – A retrospective study from a  community hospital in New York City., Surgical Infections, 1 Suppl, 26, 2012
  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, AleemSurani, Larry Griffith, Alan R. Go,
    Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas.
    Abstract P32: Surgical site infection in colorectal     cancer patient and its impact on the  outcome – A retrospective study from community hospital in New York City., Surgical Infections, 1 Suppl, 32, 2012
  • HuaWang, Awinder P.Singh, SerenaSt.Luce,and Alan R. Go
    Breast Cancer Treatment Practices in Elderly Women in a Community Hospital., International Journal of Breast, 2011

  • HuaWang, Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Gina M. Villani, Marcia A.Chung,
    DongshengCai, Alan R. Go and Peter J. Pappas.
    Abstract A54: Significant survival improvement of colorectal cancer following surgery from 1997–2004 to 2005–2010 periods in a community hospital in New York City., Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 20(10 Suppl), A54, 2011

  • Hua Wang, Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Gina M. Villani, Serena St. Luce,
    DongshengCai, Alan R. Go and Peter J. Pappas: Abstract A85: Age-specific racial disparity of survival between African Americans and whites in breast cancer for postsurgery patients: A retrospective study from a community    hospital in New York City., Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 20(10 Suppl), A85, 2011
  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, Zhong Wang, AleemSurani, Wess Cohen, Larry
    F. Griffith, DongshengCai, Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas: Abstract
    A51: Postsurgery survival improvement of breast cancer in a community hospital in New York City during the periods 1997–2004 vs. 2005–2010., Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 20(10 Suppl), A51, 2011

  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, ZhongWang ,AleemSurani, Jun Yong Kim ,
    Larry F. Griffith, DongshengCai, Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas:
    Abstract A86: Investigation into racial/gender disparities in postsurgery survival of colorectal cancer: A retrospective study from a community hospital in New York City., Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 20(10 Suppl), A86, 2011

Presentations


  • Cullen E.Worsh BA,.TalarTatarian MD, Awinder Singh MD,. Michael J.Pucci MD,. Jordan Winter MD,.Charles J.Yeo MD,.HarishLavu MD.
    Total parenteral nutrition in patients following pancreaticoduodenectomy: lessons from 1184 Patients.  Pancreatic club meeting, 2017
  • Awinder P. Singh MD, Hua Wang M.D PhD, Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD,
    Janak Parikh MD, and Michael J. Jacobs MD .
    Delayed Gastric Emptying: Pylorus-preserving versus Non-pylorus-preserving  
    Pancreaticoduodenectomy - Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Accepted for oral presenatation at 78th Annual Surgical Update of the International College  of Surgeons - United States Section in Troy,MI, 2016
  • Sandeep Anatha Sathyanarayana  MD,Igor Macedo MD, Alice Chen, Awinder P. Singh MD, Janak  A.Parikh MD, Michael J.Jacobs MD.
    Variations in the Perioperative Management of Pancreatoduodenectomy among High and Low –Volume HPB Surgeons: A IHPBA/AHPBA web survey.
    Accepted for oral presentation at IAHPB in Sao Paulo,Brazil., 2016
  • Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD, Ralph Pearlman MD, Alice J. Race MD, Susanna M Szpunar PhD, Sandeep Anantha MD, Awinder P. Singh MD, Janak Parikh MD, Vijay K. Mittal MD,  and Michael J. Jacobs MD .
    Impact of Medical or Surgical Admission on Outcomes of Patients with Acute Cholecystitis: A Multivariate Regression Model. IAHPB, Sao Paulo , Brazil., 2016
  • Hua Wang, Awinder P. Singh,N.shimizu,V.patel ,
    Encephalopathy and urea cycle disorder after gastric bypass in a heterozygous G209S short chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase gene carrier.  American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting,  San
    Diego, CA, 2014
  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, AleemSurani, Larry Griffith, Alan R. Go,
    Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas.
    Surgical site infection in colorectal cancer patient and its impact on the outcome – A retrospective study from a community hospital in New York City.
    32nd Annual Meeting of Surgical Infection Society, Dallas,Texas, 2012
  • Hua Wang, Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Larry Griffith, Alan R. Go,
    Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas.
    Surgical site infection in breast cancer patient and its impact on the outcome of survival – A retrospective study from a community hospital in New York City.
    32nd Annual Meeting of Surgical Infection  Society, Dallas,Texas, 2012
  • Awinder P.Singh,HuaWang ,NealAgee ,AleemSurani , Alan R.Go , Armand
    P.Asarian, Peter J.Pappas.
    Gender Disparity in Outcome of Post-Surgery Colorectal Cancer Patient Over Two Time  Periods 1997-2003 vs. 2004-2010 - A Retrospective Study from a New York Community Hospital.
    Accepted for podium presentation at 23rd Annual International Colorectal
    Disease Symposium / 33rd Annual Turnbull Symposium (February 14-22) during the Scientific Paper Session to be held at Fort Lauderdale ,Florida., 2012
  • HuaWang,AwinderP.Singh,NealAgee,AleemSurani,,Alan R.Go,Armand
    P.Asarian, Peter J.Pappas.
    Colorectal Cancer in Elderly Population in a Community Hospital in New York City, is Outcome of Age-related Disparity Widening?.
    Annual International Colorectal Disease Symposium / 33rd Annual
    Turnbull symposium, Fort Lauderdale ,Florida, 2012
  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, ZhongWang ,AleemSurani, Jun Yong Kim,
    Larry F. Griffith, DongshengCai, Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas:
    Abstract A86: Investigation into racial/gender disparities in postsurgery survival
    of colorectal cancer: Fourth AACR conference ,Washington DC, 2011

  • Awinder P. Singh, Hua Wang, Zhong Wang, AleemSurani, Wess Cohen, Larry
    F. Griffith, DongshengCai, Armand P. Asarian and Peter J. Pappas: Abstract
    A51: Postsurgery survival improvement of breast cancer in a community hospital in New York City during the periods 1997-2004 vs. 2005-2010. Fourth AACR Conference ,Washington DC, 2011
  • Hua Wang, Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Gina M. Villani, Serena St. Luce,
    DongshengCai, Alan R. Go and Peter J. Pappas.
    Age-specific racial disparity of survival between African Americans and whites in breast cancer for postsurgery patients: A retrospective study from a community hospital in New York City. Fourth AACR Conference, Washington DC, 2011
  • HuaWang,Awinder P. Singh, AleemSurani, Gina M. Villani, Marcia A.Chung,
    DongshengCai, Alan R. Go and Peter J. Pappas.
    Significant survival improvement of colorectal cancer following surgery from 1997–2004 to 2005–2010 periods in a community hospital in New York City.
     Fourth AACR Conference ,Washington DC, 2011
  • M. Ghouri, A. Singh, E. Krishnan, C. Hallman.
    An interesting case of mediastinal paraganglioma in an elderly woman. 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX, 2010