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    Aparajita Singh, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address1701 Divisadero St
    San Francisco CA 94115
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      Johns Hopkins UniversityMPH2004
      Cleveland ClinicInternship/ResidencyInternal Medicine2005
      University of California San FranciscoFellowshipGastroenterology2010
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      Johns Hopkins UniversityGoodman Scholarship
      American College of GastroenterologyGender Based Research Award
      American College of GastroenterologyPresidential Poster Award
      Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.UCSF Excellence in Teaching
      American College of GastroenterologyRadhika Srinivasan Research Award
      American Association of Study of Liver DiseasesPoster of Distinction

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      Dr Singh is a board certified gastroenterologist with special interest in colon cancer prevention, high quality colonoscopy and removal of advanced colon polyps. Her other interests include patients with high risk for colon cancer with Lynch Syndrome, FAP and management of patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

      As the Director of Quality Improvement for the division of Gastroenterology, her mission is to improve communication, quality and safety of patient care. She mentors residents and fellows with several quality improvement projects.

      Dr Singh is also passionate of medical education and works closely with medical students as the GI clerkship director.

      She is a board member of Northern California Society of Clinical Gastroenterology ( NCSCG) and she is involved with several educational activities of local gastroenterologists.

      She is recipient of several national and international honors and awards and serves as committee member for American College of Gastroenterology training Committee.

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      Colon Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Integrative Medicine, Medical Education, Quality Improvement in Gastroenterology, Advanced polypectomy /Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Hereditary colon cancer syndromes-Lynch Syndrome, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Syndrome

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      1. Azeem N, Singh A. An Inverted Appendix. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov; 110(11):1533. PMID: 26618413.
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      2. Schneider EB, Singh A, Sung J, Hassid B, Selvarajah S, Fang SH, Efron JE, Lidor AO. Emergency department presentation, admission, and surgical intervention for colonic diverticulitis in the United States. Am J Surg. 2015 Aug; 210(2):404-7. PMID: 26002192.
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      3. Singh A, Burke CA, Larive B, Sastri SV. Do gender disparities persist in gastroenterology after 10 years of practice? Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul; 103(7):1589-95. PMID: 18691187.
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      4. Singh A, Halder S, Menon GR, Chumber S, Misra MC, Sharma LK, Srivastava A. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on hydrocolloid occlusive dressing versus conventional gauze dressing in the healing of chronic wounds. Asian J Surg. 2004 Oct; 27(4):326-32. PMID: 15564189.
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      5. Maheshwari A, Singh A, Malley W, Rai R; Patients with PSC have better outcomes after live­donor than cadaveric liver transplantation, AASLD annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, Oct, 2005. .
      6. Singh A, Hanouneh I, Tamimi T, Zein N; Liver cell dysplasia is associated with increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma ­ Digestive Disease Week Annual meeting, San Diego, CA, May, 2008. .
      7. Singh A, Ramachandran R, Mahadevan U, Velayos F; Heterotopic gastric mucosa mimicking rectal neoplasm on colonoscopy: 2013 Am J Gastroenterology 2013;108:476. .
      8. Singh A, Mahadevan U, Yen E, Terdiman J; Adalimumab for patients with ulcerative colitis who have lost response or are intolerant of infliximab, ACG Annual meeting, San Diego, CA, October, 2009. .
      9. Schneider E, Singh A, Bruce K, Roy N, Efron J; Quantifying race and HIV status among intestinal tuberculosis patients hospitalized in the United States: 2005 - 2009, ACG Annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2012. .
      10. Singh A, Martin C, Kane S, Dubinsky M, Nguyen D, McCabe R, Rubin D, Scherl E, Mahadevan U: Is Asacol use associated with congenital anomalies? Results from a nationwide prospective pregnancy registry, Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, Florida, May 2013. .
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