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Amita Singh, MD

CLINICAL ASST PROF

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCE CENTER
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MADISON, WI 53792-0001




Biography

Education

Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago (2008) - MD

NYU Langone/Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC (2008-2011) - Residency

NYU Langone/Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC (2011-2012) - Chief Residency

Fellowships:

  • Preventive Cardiology Fellowship, NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC (2012-2013)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago (2013-2016)
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago (2016-2017)

Clinical Interests

Amita Singh’s clinical interests include the practice of preventive cardiology and treatment of patients with lipid disorders, hypertension and family history of heart disease. Dr. Singh is trained in the performance and interpretation of multiple imaging modalities, including echocardiography (diagnostic and echo guidance for structural heart interventions), cardiac CT and cardiac MRI.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Cardiovascular Disease (ABIM)
  • Echocardiography (NBE)
  • Clinical Lipidology (ABCL)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Singh A, Addetia K, Maffessanti F, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Left Atrial Strain: A New Marker for the Categorization of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. JACC Cardiovascular Imaging 2017 Jul 10(7); 735-743.

Medvedofsky D, Mor-Avi V, Byku I, Singh A, Weinert L, Yamat M, Kruse E, Ciszek B, Nelson A, Otani K, Takeuchi M, Lang RM: Three-dimensional echocardiographic automated quantification of left heart chamber volumes using an adaptive analytics algorithm: Feasibility and impact of image quality in non-selected patients. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2017 Jul (Epub ahead of print)

Medvedovsky D, Jimenez JL, Addetia K, Singh A, Lang RM, Mor-Avi V, Patel AR. Multi- parametric quantification of tricuspid regurgitation using cardiovascular magnetic resonance: A comparison to echocardiography. European Journal of Radiology. 2017 Jan; (86):213-220.

Singh A, Ota T, Lang RM. Pulmonary Edema Occurring 15 Years After Mitral Valve Replacement. JAMA Cardiology. 2016 Dec; 1(9):1073-1074.

Singh A, Mediratta A, Kruse E, Lang RM, Shah A. Percutaneous Closure of an Acquired Gerbode Defect. European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016 Dec; 17(12):1439.

Singh A, Ward RP. Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography: Evolving Applications in the the Era of Value-Based Healthcare. Current Cardiology Reports. (2016 Sep;18(9):93.

Singh A, Mor-Avi V, Patel AR. Update on Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports. 2016 May; 9(19):1-11.

Narang A, Singh A, Patel AR. Diagnostic Usefulness of Myocardial perfusion Imaging in Patients Reluctant to Undergo Angiography. Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology. 2016 Feb;7:35-46.

Singh A, Davidson M. Update on PCSK9 therapies for the treatment of dyslipidemia. Expert Review in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2016; 11(1): 87–95.

Heffron SP, Singh A, Zagzag J, Youn HA, Underberg JA, Fielding GA, Ren-Fielding CJ. Laparoscopic gastric banding resolves the metabolic syndrome and improves lipid profile over five years in obese patients with body mass index 30-40 kg/m(2.) Atherosclerosis. 2014 Nov; 237(1):183-90.

Bangalore S, Singh A, Toklu B, DiNicolantonio JJ, Croce K, Feit F, Bhatt DL. Efficacy of cilostazol on platelet reactivity and cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from a meta-analysis of randomised trials. Open Heart. 2014 Aug;1(1):e000068.

Singh A, Davidson M. Combination therapy with Statins: Who Benefits? Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America. 2014 Dec; 43(4):993-1006.

Singh A, Gianos E, Schwartzbard A, Black H, Weintraub H. Use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to guide hypertensive therapy. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2013 Dec; 15(6):746-60.

Singh A, Donnino R, Weintraub H, Schwartzbard A. Effect of strict glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus on frequency of macrovascular events. American Journal of Cardiology. 2013 Oct 1; 112(7):1033-8.

Singh A, Schwartzbard A, Gianos E, Berger JS, Weintraub H. What should we do about Hypertriglyceridemia in Coronary Artery Disease Patients? Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2013 Feb; 15(1):104-17

Singh A, Bangalore, S. Which Antihypertensives, If Any, Cause Cancer? Current Opinion in Cardiology: Hypertension Issue. 2012 Jul; 27(4):374-80

Singh A, Bangalore, S. Are Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Effective in Prevention of Myocardial Infarction? Current Opinion in Cardiology: Hypertension Issue. 2012 Jul; 27(4):381-5.