- MD, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, India, 2009
Singh S, Bilal M, Pakhchanian H, Raiker R, Kochhar GS, Thompson CC. Impact of Obesity on Outcomes of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the United States: A Multicenter Electronic Health Records Network Study. Gastroenterology. 2020; 159(6) :2221-2225. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2020.08.028 PMID: 32835663.
Singh S, Khan A. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Among Patients With Preexisting Liver Disease in the United States: A Multicenter Research Network Study. Gastroenterology. 2020 Aug;159(2):768-771.e3. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.04.064. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32376408.
Singh S, Khan, A, Chowdhry M, Bilal M, Kochhar G, Clarke, K. Risk of Severe COVID-19 in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease in United States. A Multicenter Research Network Study. Gastroenterology. 2020 Oct; 159(4) :1575-1578.e4 PMID: 32522507. doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.06.003.
Holzwanger EA, Bilal M, Glissen Brown JR, Singh S, Becq A, Ernest-Suarez K, Berzin TM. Benchmarking False Positive Definitions for Computer Aided Polyp Detection in Colonoscopy. Endoscopy. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1055/a-1302-2942. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33137833.
Chowdhry M, Haden D, Kemper S, Helmick K, Kawsara M, Huggett A, Stark A, Khan A, Shah M, Bhaty M, Farooq J, Singh S, McJunkin B. Usual opioid dosing does not adversely affect the course of healthcare-associated Clostridioides difficile infection. Pain Manag. 2020 Dec 22. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2020-0066. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33350354.
Feuerstein JD, Bilal M, Berzin TM, Calderwood AH, Guturu P, Juncadella AC, Ketwaroo G, Mishkin D, Perdue DG, Sekhon S, Sengupta N, Singh S, Pleskow DK, Sawhney MS. Triage of General Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results from a National Delphi Consensus Panel. Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2020. doi.org/10.1016/j.tige.2020.12.005.
S Singh, AN Bazarbashi, A Khan et al. Primary Obesity Surgery Endoluminal (POSE) for the Treatment of Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Accepted for publication. Surgical Endoscopy.
Khan A, Gupta K, Chowdhry M, Maheshwari S, Patel C, Pervez H, Bilal M, Khan MA, Singh S. Thirty-Day Readmission Rates, Reasons, and Costs after Index Hospitalizations for Gastrointestinal Angiodysplasia related bleeding in the United States. Accepted for publication. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
Pakhchanian H, Raiker R, Mukherjee A, Khan A, Singh S, Chatterjee A. Outcomes of COVID-19 in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. Accepted for Publication. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Saurabh Chandan, Khan S, Babu PM, Bilal M, S Singh et al. Endoscopic ultrasound guided gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) versus enteral stenting (ES) for gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) – A systematic review and meta-analysis of 659 patients. Accepted for publication Endoscopy International Open.
Khan A, Maheshwari S, Gupta K, Naseem K, Chowdry M, Singh S. Rate, reasons, predictors, and burden of readmissions after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/jgh.15194. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32710679.
Singh S, de Moura DTH, Khan A, Bilal M, Chowdhry M, Ryan MB, Bazarbashi AN, Thompson CC. Intragastric Balloon Versus Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for the Treatment of Obesity: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Obes Surg. 2020 Aug;30(8):3010-3029. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04644-8. PMID: 32399847.
Bilal M, Samuel R, Khalil MK, Singh S, Parupudi S, Abougergi MS. Nonvariceal upper GI hemorrhage after percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction: a national analysis over 11 months. Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Jul;92(1):65-74.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.01.039. PMID: 32017916.
Singh S, Hourneaux de Moura DT, Khan A, Bilal M, Ryan MB, Thompson CC. Safety and efficacy of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty worldwide for treatment of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Feb;16(2):340-351. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.11.012. Epub 2019 Dec 10. PMID: 31932205.
JAL Guacho, DTH de Moura, IB Ribeiro, AM da Ponte Neto, S Singh et al. Propofol versus midazolam sedation for elective endoscopy in patients with cirrhosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2020; 12(8): 241-255. PMID: 32879659 doi: 10.4253/wjge.v12.i8.241
de Miranda Neto, A.A., de Moura, D.T.H., Ribeiro, I.B., Singh S, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty at Mid Term in the Management of Overweight and Obese Patients: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. OBESITY SURGERY 2020; 30, 1971–1987. PMID: 32107706. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04449-9.
Kotinda, A.P.S.T., de Moura, D.H., Ribeiro, I.B., Khan, A., Singh, S, et al. Efficacy of Intragastric Balloons for Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. OBESITY SURGERY 2020; 30, 2743–2753. PMID: 32300945. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04558-5.
Bilal M, Singh S, Le TT, Al-Saadi Y, Guturu P. Select group of patients might benefit from early colonoscopic screening for colorectal cancer. Surg Endosc. 2020 Oct;34(10):4463-4471. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07226-7. PMID: 31637604.
A Shah, M Al-Hanayneh, M Bilal, S Singh. Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Liver Biopsy for Parenchymal Liver Disease. World Journal of Hepatology 2019; 11 (4), 335-343. PMID: 31114638 Doi: 10.4254/wjh.v11.i4.335
Syed A, Babich O, Rao B, Singh S et al. Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine‐needle aspiration vs core needle biopsy for solid pancreatic lesions: Comparison of diagnostic accuracy and procedural efficiency. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2019 Nov;47(11):1138-1144. PMID: 31313531. doi: 10.1002/dc.24277.
Chowdhry M, Bilal M, Clanton J, Shah H, Singh S. Large Lymphoepithelial Cyst of Pancreas: A rare entity managed using Lumen-apposing Metal Stent. Case Report and review of the Literature. Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology 2019. 12(6):609-614. PMID: 30989626. doi: 10.1007/s12328-019-00982-y.
M Bilal, O Alhajjar, M Madisetty, V Kantamaneni, S Singh, M Babich, A Kapetanos. Adherence to Two Large-Bore Intravenous Lines in Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding Is Low. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2019; 64 (3): 627-631. PMID: 30656564. doi: 10.1007/s10620-019-5455-7.
B Rao, A Syed, S Singh, et al. Performance of a Multidisciplinary Pancreas Cancer Conference in Predicting and Managing Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas 2019; 48(1):80-84. PMID: 30451791. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001209.
A Syed, M Garg, P Patel, S Singh, et al. Fluoroscopy Dose and Time Characteristics During Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2019; 29 (1), 22-25. PMID: 30520816. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000603.
Mohy-ud-din N, Krill T, Shah A, Chatila A, Singh S, Bilal M, Parupudi S. Barrett's esophagus: What do we need to know? Disease-a-Month, Dis Mon. 2020;66(1):100850. doi:10.1016/j.disamonth.2019.02.003. PMID: 30808502.
Sharma S, Singh S, et al. Carcinosarcoma of the pancreas: A rare type of pancreatic neoplasia. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 2019, 6(6): 439-444.
S Singh, M Chowdhry, M Bilal, K Clarke. Variations in medical treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases among Gastroenterologists. Gastroenterology reports 2018; 6 (1), 61-64. PMID: 29479445. doi: 10.1093/gastro/gox005.
Rao, B; Garg, M; Singh, S et al. Successful use of radiofrequency ablation for the management of a recurrent ampullary adenoma with intraductal extension. VideoGIE 2018; 3 (3), 94-96. PMID: 29916472. doi: 10.1016/j.vgie.2017.12.002.
Saraireh, H. A., Bilal, M., & Singh, S. Role of endoscopic ultrasound in liver disease: Where do we stand in 2017? World Journal of Hepatology 2017, 9(24), 1013–1021. PMID: 28932347. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i24.1013.
Umar, S., Clarke, K., Bilimoria, F., Bilal, M., Singh, S., & Silverman, J. Diagnostic yield from colon biopsies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and suspected cytomegalovirus infection: is it worth it? Annals of Gastroenterology 2017, 30(4), 429–432. PMID: 28655979. doi: 10.20524/aog.2017.0153.
Bilal M, Singh S, Lee H, Khosa K, Khehra R, Clarke K. Bridges to excellence quality indicators in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): differences between IBD and non-IBD gastroenterologists. Annals of Gastroenterology 2017; 30(2), 192–196. PMID: 28243040. doi: 10.20524/aog.2016.0114.
Singh S, Dhawan M, Chowdhry M, Babich M, Aoun E. Differences between morning and afternoon colonoscopies for adenoma detection in female and male patients. Annals of Gastroenterology 2016, 29(4), 497–501. doi: 10.20524/aog.2016.0079. PMID: 27708517.
Gomez G, Singh S, Kentamaneni V, Indramohan P, Bilal M, Morrissey S, Thakkar S, Abdul-Baki H, Dhawan M. Effect of Morning vs Afternoon Scheduling of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration on Outcomes of Solid Pancreatic Lesions. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 2017; 63 (2), 163-165. doi: 10.23736/S1121-421X.17.02358-3. PMID: 28391675.
Singh, S, Purohit T, Aoun E, Patel Y, Carleton N, Mitre M, Morrissey S, Dhawan M, Thakkar S. Comparison of the Outcomes of Endoscopic Ultrasound Based on Community Hospital Versus Tertiary Academic Center Settings. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Aug; 59(8): 1925-30. PMID: 24573718. doi: 10.1007/s10620-014-3075-9.
Singh, S. Colonoscopy withdrawal time and adenoma detection rates for trainees. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jun;27(6):2243-4. PMID: 23292564. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2723-4.
Singh, S, Goyal V, Padhi P, Aoun E. Bacteroides fragilis endocarditis in a patient with Crohn's disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 18;2013. PMID: 23605837. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-009248.
Singh, S, Aoun E, Thakkar S. Endoscopic management of a major bile duct stricture from surgical clips following laparoscopic hemicolectomy. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Feb 27;2013. PMID: 23446047. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007982.
Singh, S, Parihar G, Rao R, Goyal V. Focal left atrial tachycardia in a patient with left ventricular noncompaction. Case Rep Med. 2013;2013:430862. PubMed PMID: 23762071. doi: 10.1155/2013/430862.
Singh, S. Polyp detection rates: a possible surrogate for colonoscopy competency in addition to cecal intubation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Dec; 107(12) 1925-6. PMID: 23211860. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.349.
Padhi P, Singh, S. Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome in a Patient with Metastatic Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. Journal of Cancer Science and Therapy. 2012 Jun; 4(6): 164-166. doi:10.4172/1948-5956.1000133.
S Talal, S Aslam, S Singh et al. Lung Metastasis in Pancreatic Cancer: Should Staging Chest CT be Routinely Performed? Submitted for publication.
M Baliss, M Bilal, T S. Krill, S Umar, MS Abougergi, AR Shah, S Chandan, S Singh et al. One Year Risk of Opioid Addiction After an Episode of Acute Pancreatitis and its Impact on Mortality and Healthcare Resource Utilization. Submitted for publication.
Bilal M, Singh S et al. Use of Fully Covered Self-Expanding Metal Biliary Stents for Managing Endoscopic Biliary Sphincterotomy Related Bleeding. Accepted Endoscopy International Open.
L Maciolek, K Kline, M Bilal, S Singh, et al. Adherence to Preventative Health Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Low. Submitted for publication.
C Patel, A Khan, S Singh. Fecal Belching: A Case of Malignant Gastrocolic Fistula. Submitted for publication.
C Patel, S Singh. Endoscopic Treatment of a Bronchoesophageal Fistula After Radiation Therapy. Submitted for publication.
E.S do Monte Junior, I.B Ribeiro, D.T.H de Moura, S Singh, et al. Esophageal rendezvous technique and self-expanding metal stent in a patient with complete obstruction due to bullous pemphigoid: A Case Report and An Evidence-Based Review. Submitted for publication.
S Singh et al. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on New Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancers and Outcomes of COVID-19 among patients with Pre-existing Gastrointestinal Cancers in United States. Submitted for publication Gastroenterology.
Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies
Moderator Digestive Disease Week 2020, Chicago
Member American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) DDW International Clinical Symposia Committee
International Committee Member American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
Member American Association of Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE)
Member American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
Member American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy (ASGE)
About Shailendra Singh
Dr. Shailendra Singh is Director of Bariatric Endoscopy, Advanced Endoscopist, and Associate Professor of Medicine at West Virginia University, Morgantown. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, India. Dr. Singh completed an Internal Medicine residency at Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, followed by fellowships in Geriatric Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Allegheny Health Network, respectively. He also received special training in Advanced Endoscopic procedures at Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Singh's clinical and teaching interests include EUS, ERCP, pancreatobiliary diseases, and minimally invasive endoscopic procedures focusing on endoscopic treatment of obesity, GERD, and postsurgical complications He is one of the leaders in the country in performing Endoscopic Sleeve gastroplasty procedures for weight loss. He also devotes his time to research focusing on pancreatobiliary diseases, advanced endoscopic procedures, outcomes research using big databases, and innovative bariatric endoscopy procedures and devices. His work has resulted in numerous publications in reputed gastroenterology and bariatric journals and extensive media coverage. He is working on developing innovative endoscopic weight loss methods and devices and has been granted patents. He is the editor and reviewer of several medical journals. He serves on national committees, including the American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy, Digestive Disease Week Clinical Symposia Committee, and the American College of Gastroenterology International Committee.
Expertise in advanced endoscopic procedures include:
- EUS-guided biliary drainage; pancreatic fluid collection drainage; gallbladder drainage
- Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)
- EGD/Colonoscopy with resection of Large polyp/EMR
- Barrett's ablation, Barrett's EMR
- EGD/Colonoscopy with dilation and luminal stenting
Expertise in bariatric endoscopy procedures include:
- Minimally invasive, incision-less weight loss therapies, including the intra gastric balloon and endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG)
- Endoscopic suturing to reduce the size of the gastric pouch and outlet for patients who have regained weight after gastric bypass
- Management of postsurgical complications including post-surgery leak, stricture and fistula
Grants and Research
Research & Publications
Patient Care Information
- Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellowship, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017
Fellowship, EUS, ERCP Advanced Endoscopy
Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014
Residency, Internal Medicine
Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013