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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Highly qualified and experienced senior consultant gastroenterologist. Having qualified in India in 1980 and been awarded the postgraduate degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD), I obtained MRCP in 1986, FRCP in 1999. Awarded Doctor of Medicine (University of Southampton) in 1993 for research on aetiopathogenesis of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Worked as a fellow at the Royal Free Hospital in London and subsequently as a senior registrar in gastroenterology in Edinburgh before taking up post as a consultant gastroenterologist in Stafford where I worked for nearly 20 years before resigning. Was instrumental in modernizing gastroenterology and endoscopy services in Stafford. Was the key provider of endoscopy training in diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP. Set up Oesophageal physiology lab. Presented many papers at national and international conferences and published numerous papers in prestigious international journals. Was the lead clinician for GI services and made stirling contribution to elevating standards of care. Was an accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Programme colonoscopist based at the University Hospital of North Midlands. Was an acknowledged clinical leader. Now retired. Work at Ramsay Rowley Hospital where I provide clinical consultation and endoscopy services. Audits have shown excellent clinical and patient satisfaction outcome data.
Areas of interest
-Upper GI endoscopy
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Fluent
Singh P. A Clinical and Investigative Study of Tuberculous Meningitis. MD Thesis.
Singh P. A Study of the Pathophysiology of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease. DM Thesis. University of Southampton, 1992.
-McDonagh AJG, Singh P, Pilbrow WJ, Youngs GR. Safety of Piclolax (sodium picosulphate - magnesium citrate) in inflammatory bowel disease. BMJ 1989
-Singh P, Adamopoulos A, Taylor RH, Colin-Jones DG. Oesophageal motor function before and after healing of oesophagitis. Gut 1992
-Singh P, Taylor RH, Colin-Jones DG. Simultaneous two-level pH monitoring in healthy controls and patients with oesophagitis: comparison between two positions. Gut 1994
-Singh P, Taylor RH, Colin-Jones DG. Prolonged remission of oesophagitis does not alter the magnitude of oesophageal acid exposure. Scand J Gastroenterol 1994
-Singh P, Taylor RH, Colin-Jones DG. Oesophageal motor dysfunction and acid exposure in reflux oesophagitis are more severe if Barrett’s metaplasia is present. Am J Gastroenterol 1994
-Singh P, Colin-Jones DG. Pathophysiology and diagnosis of reflux oesophagitis. In: Hunt RH (ed). Proton Pump Inhibitors and Acid Related Disorders. Auckland, New Zealand. Adis International Ltd 1995.
-Singh P, Colin-Jones DG. Modern management of peptic ulcer. Br J Hosp Med 1992
-Singh P, Colin-Jones DG. Does healing of oesophagitis restore normal physiological function of the oesophagus? Gastroenterology in Practice 1992
-Singh P, Colin-Jones DG. An overview of treatment of peptic ulcer. Postgraduate Doctor 1991
-Arora A, Singh P. Colonoscopy in patients 80 years of age and older is safe, with high success rate and diagnostic yield. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004
-Cherian S, Singh P. Is routine ileoscopy useful? An observational study of procedure times, diagnostic yield and learning curve. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2004
-Cherian PT, Cherian S, Singh P. Long-term follow-up of patients with gastric outlet obstruction related to peptic ulcer disease, treated with endoscopic balloon dilatation and drug therapy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007
-Bosanko NC, Theron B, Singh P. An unusual cause of gastric outflow obstruction. Gastroenterology
-Padmanabhan H, Rothnie A, Singh P. An unusual case of gastric outlet obstruction caused by tuberculosis: challenges in diagnosis and treatment. BMJ Case Reports 22 May 2013
- MBBS Banaras Hindu University, India 1980
- MD Banaras Hindu University 1983
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1986
- Doctor of Medicine (DM) University of Southampton 1993
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1999
Reference number 3380163
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Society of Gastroenterology 1995
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians 1999
Details of entry to specialist register
- Medicine and Gastroenterology, 1995
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