Gautam K. Singh, M.D.  Singh_G@kids.wustl.edu

Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Patient Oriented Research UnitCardiology

phone: 314-454-6095

Education

  • B.S., St. Xavier's College1970
  • MBBS, Rajendra Medical College, (Ranchi University)1977
  • M.D., Patna Medical College, (Patna University)1982

Training

  • Residency in Pediatrics, Residency in Pediatric Cardiology, Senior Residency (Fellowship), Queen Charlotte and Hammersmith Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, London, Southhampton General Hospital of University of Southhampton, Southhampton - all in the UK1985 - 1991
  • Fellowship, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Temple University)1991 - 1995
  • Residency, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Temple University)1992 - 1993
  • Postdoctoral Research, "Gene regulation in fetal sheep heart under hemodynamic overload", Temple University, Philadelphia, PA1993 - 1994

Licensure and Board Certification

  • PA, Pennsylvia State Medical License1991
  • American Board of Pediatrics, #0521661993
  • NJ, New Jersey State Medical License1994
  • MO, State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts1995
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics and its Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology, #14511998
  • IL, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation2008

Honors

  • National Merit Scholarship Awards for Academic Achievements, India
  • Outstanding Competent and Compassionate Junior Physician, St. Peter's General Hospital, Chertsey, UK
  • The Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Award, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Publications view all (10)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Sanchez AA, Levy PT, Sekarski TJ, Hamvas A, Holland MR, Singh GK. Effects of frame rate on two-dimensional speckle tracking-derived measurements of myocardial deformation in premature infants. Echocardiography. 2015;32(5):839-47. doi:10.1111/echo.12716  PMCID:PMC4324397  PMID:25109389  
  2. Sanchez AA, Levy PT, Sekarski TJ, Arbelaez AM, Hildebolt CF, Holland MR, Singh GK. Markers of cardiovascular risk, insulin resistance, and ventricular dysfunction and remodeling in obese adolescents. J Pediatr. 2015;166(3):660-5. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.11.012  PMCID:PMC4344883  PMID:25556013  
  3. Levy PT, Sanchez Mejia AA, Machefsky A, Fowler S, Holland MR, Singh GK. Normal ranges of right ventricular systolic and diastolic strain measures in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014;27(5):549-60, e3. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2014.01.015  PMCID:PMC4031687  PMID:24582163  
  4. DeGroff CG. Doppler echocardiography inaccurately estimates right ventricular pressure in children with elevated right heart pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014;27(3):342. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2013.11.017  PMID:24438751  
  5. Groh GK, Singh GK. Authors' reply. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014;27(3):342-3. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2013.12.015  PMID:24438750  
  6. Groh GK, Levy PT, Holland MR, Murphy JJ, Sekarski TJ, Myers CL, Hartman DP, Roiger RD, Singh GK. Doppler echocardiography inaccurately estimates right ventricular pressure in children with elevated right heart pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014;27(2):163-71. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2013.09.016  PMCID:PMC3946813  PMID:24183542  
  7. Tao TY, Yahyavi-Firouz-Abadi N, Singh GK, Bhalla S. Pediatric cardiac tumors: clinical and imaging features. Radiographics. 2014;34(4):1031-46. doi:10.1148/rg.344135163  PMID:25019440  
  8. Lipshultz SE, Adams MJ, Colan SD, Constine LS, Herman EH, Hsu DT, Hudson MM, Kremer LC, Landy DC, Miller TL, Oeffinger KC, Rosenthal DN, Sable CA, Sallan SE, Singh GK, Steinberger J, Cochran TR, Wilkinson JD, American Heart Association Congenital Heart Defects Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Cardiovascular Radiolo. Long-term cardiovascular toxicity in children, adolescents, and young adults who receive cancer therapy: pathophysiology, course, monitoring, management, prevention, and research directions: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013;128(17):1927-95. doi:10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182a88099  PMID:24081971  
  9. Levy PT, Holland MR, Sekarski TJ, Hamvas A, Singh GK. Feasibility and reproducibility of systolic right ventricular strain measurement by speckle-tracking echocardiography in premature infants. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013;26(10):1201-13. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2013.06.005  PMCID:PMC3800696  PMID:23880052  
  10. Sanchez Mejia A, Singh H, Bhalla S, Singh GK. Chronic cyanosis due to persistent left superior vena cava draining into the left atrium in the absence of a coronary sinus. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34(6):1514-6. doi:10.1007/s00246-012-0620-1  PMID:23334496