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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Neonatal medicine
- Paediatric cardiology
Dr Yogen Singh is a very experienced consultant in Paediatric Cardiology and Neonatology - Paediatrician with Expertise in Cardiology who specialises in children with congenital heart defects. He is fully registered with GMC, and he has a full time Consultant NHS appointment at Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge and is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical medicine. He also holds an Honorary Consultant position at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
He has over 21 years of experience in paediatrics and he is passionate about delivering high quality patient care. For further information please visit his website: http://www.dryogensingh.co.uk/
As a course director, he organises Paediatric and Neonatal Echocardiography in Cambridge. He has facilitated ‘hands-on echocardiography workshops’ in the UK, Europe and beyond. He is the lead author on the “Expert Consensus Statement on Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography: Training and Accreditation in the UK”. As an invited speaker he has delivered paediatric cardiology talks at various national and international conferences in the UK, Europe and beyond.
Yogen is chair for the Cardiovascular Dynamics (Haemodynamics) section for the European Society of Paediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ESPNIC).
Peer reviewed publications include:
• Y Singh, S Gupta, A Groves et al. The Consensus Statement on Echocardiography Performed by Neonatologists. Euro J of Pediatr 2016; 175: 281-7.
• Singh Y, Roehr C, Tissot C, et al. Education, Training and Accreditation of Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography in Europe – Framework for Practice. Pediatric Research 2018; 84:S13–S17.
• W de Boode, Y Singh, S Gupta, et al. Recommendations for Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography (NPE) in Europe. Paediatric Research 2016; 80: 465-71.
• Fraga M, Nishisaki A, Singh Y, et al. Moving beyond the stethoscope: diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric practice. Pediatrics. 2019; 144(4): e20191402.
• Singh Y. Evaluation of a child with suspected congenital heart disease. Paediatrics and Child Health 2018; 28(12): 556-61.
• Singh Y, Katheria A, Tissot C. Functional echocardiography in the neonatal intensive care unit. Indian Pediatrics 2018: 55(15): 417-425.
Areas of interest
Children with congenital heart defects (CHDs)
Paediatric Echocardiography and Specialist Clinics:
'One Stop Clinic' for children with heart murmur;
'One stop Clinic' for children with chest pain
Heart screening for young athletes - cardiovascular screening in healthy young athletes.
Medical management of children with heart conditions;
Follow up services for children CHDs
Screening for children with family history of CHD and cardiomyopathy;
Cardiology assessment for other concerns such as Syncope, Palpitations and Chest Pain in children up to 16-18y ears of age
Procedures / Investigations:
Consultant performed and reported Paediatric Echocardiography for 0-18 years
12 lead ECG;
* Cardiology screening and routine check up: Many parents appreciate the reassurance of a regular, routine check up an experienced Paediatrician, who can also provide screening to rule out any congenital heart defect.
- Karen Dodge
- Paediatric Cardiology Secretary Box 267 Addenbrookes Hospital Hills Road CAMBRIDGE CB2 0QQ
- 01223 217985
- 01223 586794
- Outpatient Booking
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital 30 New Road Impington Cambridge CB24 9EL
- 01223 266900
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology and Neonatology:
Consultant with Expertise in Paediatric Cardiology at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Functional echocardiography in neonates
Country side walks
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Conversational
Peer Reviewed Publications
1. Singh Y, et al. Expert Consensus Statement on Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography – training and accreditation in the UK. Endorsed by British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA), PECSIG and NICHe UK. Euro J of Pediatr 2016; 175: 281-7.
2. de Boode W, Singh Y, et al. Recommendations for Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography (NPE) in Europe: Consensus Statement endorsed by European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) and European Society for Neonatology (ESN). Pediatric Research 2016; 80: 465-71.
3. Evolution of Training Guidelines for Echocardiography Performed by The Neonatologist: Towards Hemodynamic Consultation. Editorial article in J Am Soc Echocardiography 2019; 32(6); 785-790.
4. Fraga M, Nishisaki A, Singh Y, et al. Moving beyond the stethoscope: diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric practice. Pediatrics. 2019; 144(4): e20191402
5. Singh Y, et al. Education, Training and Accreditation of Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography in Europe – Framework for Practice. Pediatric Research 2018; 84:S13–S17.
7. Groves A, Singh Y, et al. Introduction to Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography. Pediatric Research 2018; 84:S1–S12.
10. Singh Y. Current clinical practice in Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography in the UK. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2019;
11. Tissot C, Singh Y, Sekarski N. Echocardiographic evaluation of ventricular function – for the neonatologist and pediatric intensivist. Front Pediatr 2018; 6: 79.
12. Singh Y, et al. Functional echocardiography in the neonatal intensive care unit. Indian Pediatrics 2018: 55(15): 417-425.
13. Singh Y. Hemodynamic evaluation on echocardiography in neonates and children. TINEC research paper. Front Pediatr 2017; 5: 201.
14. Singh Y, et al. Advances in diagnosis and management of hemodynamic instability in neonatal shock. Front Pediatr 2018; 6:2.
15.Singh Y, Tissot C. Echocardiographic evaluation of transitional circulation for the neonatologists. TINEC research article. Frontiers in Pediatrics 2018; 6: 79.
17. Singh Y. Screening for heart problems in young athletes. Paediatrics and Child Health 2018; 28(12): 592-94.
18. Singh Y. Evaluation of a child with suspected congenital heart disease. Paediatrics and Child Health 2018; 28(12): 556-61.
19. Singh Y, Mikrou P. Use of prostaglandins in duct dependent congenital heart conditions. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2017; 0: 1–4.
Courses offered to GPs
1. Heart murmurs in children
2. Evaluation of suspected congenital heart defects in children
3. Chest pain, palpitations and cardiac arrhythmias in children
4. Congenital heart defects in children
5. Functional echocardiography in NICU and paediatric intensive care (PICU)
- MD Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India 2001
- FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2012
- Paediatric Cardiology Training as Paediatrician with Expertise in Cardiology Training Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK 2011
- CCT (Neonatology) Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), London 2012
Reference number 6067476
Details of entry to specialist register
- Paediatrics (neonatology), 2012
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Yogen Singh
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: drsinghy