Aparajita Singh, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Johns Hopkins UniversityMPH2004
    Cleveland ClinicInternship/Residency2005Internal Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoFellowship2010Gastroenterology
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    Johns Hopkins UniversityGoodman Scholarship
    American College of GastroenterologyGender Based Research Award
    Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.UCSF Excellence in Teaching
    American College of GastroenterologyPresidential Poster Award
    American College of GastroenterologyRadhika Srinivasan Research Award
    American Association of Study of Liver DiseasesPoster of Distinction
    Rotary InternationalRotary Ambassadorial Scholar

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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 about medical education and works closely with medical students as the GI clerkship director and was recent recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award by Haile T Debas Academy of Medical Educators of UCSF.
    She is a board member of Northern California Society of Clinical Gastroenterology ( NCSCG) and currently serves as the Vice President of the society.
    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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    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, 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.
    7. 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.
    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. Singh A, Ramachandran R, Mahadevan U, Velayos F; Heterotopic gastric mucosa mimicking rectal neoplasm on colonoscopy: 2013 Am J Gastroenterology 2013;108:476.
    10. 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.