DR. VIKAS SINGHAL
CONSULTANT- DEPARTMENT of GI & BARIATRIC SURGERY, MEDANTA- MEDICITY HOSPITAL
MBBS, MRCS (Glasgow), FACS, FALS
Diplomate American Board of Surgery
Fellowship American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS)
Fellowship- Advanced Laparoscopic GI & Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland, USA
After graduating from Maulana Azad Medical College, Dr Singhal pursued further surgical training from UK and USA. He completed a five year Surgical Residency from the Guthrie Clinic, Pennsylvania. After this he pursued a Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery from Case Medical Center, Cleveland, USA. He is an American Board of Surgery certified surgeon. He has also received the Fellowship of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He believes in honest and ethical patient care and practice of Evidence Based Medicine. He has several indexed publications in GI surgery in reputed journals and has been awarded the best paper award by the Journal of GI Surgery (JOGS) and Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary tract (SSAT), USA. He is also in the Editorial Board of several medical journals.
CLINICAL EXPERTISE & INTERESTS:
Dr. Singhal specializes in laparoscopic bariatric & metabolic surgery, laparoscopic gastric surgery, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and intra-operative endoscopy. He has special interests in newer laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures for reflux disease, and complex hernia surgery including component separation techniques.
MEMBERSHIP IN HONORARY/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
▪ Member- American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
▪ Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
▪ Member of the Society for Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
▪ Member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
▪ F.A.C.S – American College of Surgeons, October 2016
▪ Certification in Bariatric Surgery, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), October 2014
▪ Board Certified- American Board of Surgery, Jan 2014
▪ M.R.C.S. – Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, UK, July 2005
▪ M.B.B.S. – Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, India, Feb 2002
|7/2016 to till date||Consultant- Minimal Access, GI and Bariatric Surgery,Medanta- Medicity Hospital, Sector 38, Gurgaon, India|
|8/2014 – 7/2016||Consultant- GI and Bariatric Surgery, Jaypee Hospital, Sector 128, Noida, UP, India|
|7/2013 - 6/2014||Fellow- Bariatric Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Medical Center & Geauga Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|7/2012 - 6/2013||Chief Resident- General Surgery, Guthrie Clinic- Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA|
|7/2008 – 6/2013||General Surgery Residency, Guthrie Clinic- Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA|
|10/2007 – 5/2008||Clinical and Research Fellow, Upper GI Surgery, St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK|
|2/2004 – 10/2007||Senior House Officer, University Hospitals Warwickshire and Worcestershire Basic Surgical Training Rotation, West Midlands, UK (3.5 year Basic Surgical Training Rotation)|
|2/2003 – 2/2004||Senior House Officer, General Surgery & Orthopedics, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, UK|
|12/2002- 2/2003||Clinical Attachment- Hepato-biliary Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London, UK|
|5/2002- 11/2002||Junior Resident- General Surgery, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India|
▪ Journal of GI Surgery (JOGS) 2012 best paper award, for “Biliary Dyskinesia: How effective is cholecystectomy?’, given jointly by Springer publications and Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), USA.
▪ Stanley Conklin Research Award, Guthrie Clinic- 2nd prize for the best paper in the review of literature category, June 2013
▪ Stanley Conklin Research Award, Guthrie Clinic – prize for the best case report, June 2013
▪ Stanley Conklin Research Award, Guthrie Clinic – 2nd prize in the clinical research category, June 2013
▪ Clinical research study, ‘Biliary Dyskinesia: Are we treating it right?’, plenary presentation at the 26th Annual Residents and Fellows SSAT Research Conference, Chicago, May 6, 2011
▪ Stanley Conklin Research Award, Guthrie Clinic- 1st prize for best research paper in the case report category, June 2011
▪ Lynn Smaha Resident Research Competition – 2nd prize at Guthrie Annual Cardiovascular Symposium, October 2009
▪ Travel grant from the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh– funded for travel to Hong Kong for plenary presentation at the joint meeting of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, October 2006
▪ Faculty (Tutor) for Obesity Medicine Masters (MSc) and Diploma Courses, University of South Wales, U.K.
▪ Faculty at the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Basic GI Laparoscopic surgery course for Residents held at Ethicon Endo-institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 1st -2nd, 2013
▪ Post Graduate Award in Medical Education – University of Warwick, UK, where I taught medical students from the University of Warwick for six months as a Clinical Demonstrator, June 2006.
The Rob Benny Prize for the best surgical trainee– conferred by the education and training committee, Warwickshire and Worcestershire Basic Surgical Training Rotation, UK, based upon overall performance throughout the 3.5 year rotation, given out of 45 trainees, July 2007.
▪ Member- Editorial Board- General Surgery Journal
▪ Digestive Diseases and Sciences (DDS)
▪ World Journal of Gastroenterology
▪ World Journal of Radiology
▪ World Journal of Clinical Cases
▪ Singhal V, Khaitan L. Preoperative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Jun;95(3):615-627. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2015.02.013. Epub 2015 Apr 1. Review. PMID: 25965134
▪ Singhal V, Khaitan L. Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnosis and Patient Selection. Indian J Surg. 2014 Dec;76(6):453-60. doi: 10.1007/s12262-014-1090-x. Epub 2014 May 15. PMID: 25614720
▪ Singhal V, Szeto P, VanderMeer TJ, Cagir B. Ventral hernia repairs: Do outcomes change with long-term follow-up? JSLS 2012 Jul-Sep;16(3):373-9. PMCID: PMC3535797
▪ Singhal V, Szeto P, Norman H, Walsh N, Cagir B, VanderMeer TJ. Biliary Dyskinesia: How effective is cholecystectomy? J Gastrointest. Surg. 2012 Jan; 16(1):235-240. PMID: 22042565
▪ Singhal V, Kuiper J, Chavda K, Kashmer D. Spontaneous splenic rupture as first manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia: Case report and review of literature. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 1;29(19):e576-8. PMID: 21502550
▪ Singhal V, Jadhav V. Appendicitis: Are we overdiagnosing it? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Nov; 89 (8):766-769. PMID: 17999817
▪ Kosmoliaptsis,V, Singhal V, Vohrah A, Dimitri W. Selective embolotherapy as a treatment option for lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage following open-heart surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2007 Aug; 6(4):558-6. PMID: 17669936
▪ Singhal V, Jadhav V. Should a normal looking appendix be removed laparoscopically? Abstract in: Surgical Practise 2006 (Suppl); 10: A38
▪ Singhal V. Spinal anaesthesia for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: In practice, safe, and feasible. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006; 88: 593.
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Hernia Surgery: Expert Care by Dr. Vikas Singhal in Delhi
When an organ or tissue pushes through a weak point in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue, it is known as a Hernia, a frequent medical problem. It's crucial to have specialized treatment from a capable Hernia Surgeon in Delhi while dealing with this disease. Dr. Vikas Singhal is a renowned expert in the field, offering comprehensive hernia surgery solutions to patients in the region.
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