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photo Harkirat Singh, MBBS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Biology

Email: singhh3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Contact
Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
UPMC Mercy, Dig Health Ctr, 1515 Locust St., Suite 5
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
 
Phone: 412-232-8888
Fax: 412-232-8887
E-mail: singhh3@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Cathy Freehling
Address: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition -200 Lothrop St
UPMC Mercy, Dig Health Ctr, 1515 Locust St., Suite 5
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Email: kil6@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-232-8888
Fax: 412-232-8887
Education and Training
Education
MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), 2009
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 2014
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2017
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2019
Research Interest
Dr. Singh's research interests concentrate on pancreatic and biliary diseases and related advanced procedures to treat these diseases. He is interested in the natural history of acute pancreatitis as well as outcomes in acute pancreatitis. He also conducts research on the management of subepithelial upper GI tract lesions.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Singh treats patients with all gastroenterology and liver diseases, and he specializes in patients in need of clinical pancreatology and biliary medicine. He also specializes in advanced upper endoscopy treatments such as EUS and ERCP.
Publications
Selected Publications:
Singh H, Gougol A, Mounzer R, Yadav D, Koutroumpakis E, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC, Papachristou GI. Which Patients with Mild Acute Pancreatitis Require Prolonged Hospitalization?. Clinical Translational Gastroentology. 2017; 8(12): e129.
Singh H, McGrath KM, Singhi A. Novel Biomarkers for Pancreatic Cysts. Digestive Disease and Science. 2017; 62(7): 1796-1807.
Sharaiha RZ, DeFilippis EM, Kedia P, Gaidhane M, Boumitri C, Lim HW, Han E, Singh H, Ghumman SS, Kowalski T, Loren D, Kahaleh M, Siddiqui A. Metal versus Plastic for Pancreatic Psyeudocyst Drainage: Clinical Outcomes and Success. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2015; 82(5): 822-827.
Singh H, Siddiqui A. Endosonographic Workup and Preoperative Biliary Drainage for Pancreatic Cancer. Seminal Oncology. 2015; 42(1): 59-69.