Assistant Professor

Dr. Singh joined Trillium Health Partners as Staff Surgeon in 2019.

Dr. Singh completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Toronto. He completed his Residency in Cardiac Surgery at the U of T hospitals, spending his final year as Chief Resident at Stanford University Medical Centre. During Residency, he completed his M.Sc. in Clinical Epidemiology in the Health Policy, Management and Clinical Evaluation Program at the U of T. After residency, he completed a fellowship in surgery for advanced heart failure at Stanford.

Dr. Singh was on staff at McMaster University between 2011-2013, where he also served as the Residency Program Director. He returned to the U.S. as an attending at Baylor/Texas Heart Institute (2013-2016), where he became the Interim Chief of the Division of Transplant and Assist Devices. He was then recruited to the Brigham and Women's Hospital, with a faculty position at Harvard Medical School, and appointed the Surgical Director of the Heart Transplant & Assist Devices (2016-2019).

He has presented at multiple national and international meetings, with numerous book chapters and publications.


    Coronary revascularization, aortic and valvular surgery, arrhythmia surgery, redo surgery, heart failure surgery, mechanical circulatory support


    Clinical trials, clinical epidemiology for cardiac surgery and heart failure


    Trillium Health Partners: Physician Practice Award 2022 (Cardiac Health)

    University of Toronto Cardiac Surgery Teaching Award (2021-2022)


    • M.D. Program, University of Toronto (1999-2003)
    • M.Sc. (Clinical Epidemiology), Health Policy, Management and Clinical Evaluation, University of Toronto (2005-2007)
    • Cardiac Surgery Residency, University of Toronto (2003-2009)/ Chief Resident, Stanford University (2009-2010)
    • Fellow, Heart-Lung Transplantation & Mechanical Support, Stanford University (2010-2011)




    • AE Woolley, SK Singh, HJ Goldberg, et al. Transplanting Thoracic Organs From HCV Donors To
      Uninfected Patients. New England Journal of Medicine (Accepted, 2019)
    • MOMENTUM 3 Investigators. Two-Year Outcomes With A Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump In Heart Failure. New England Journal of Medicine 2018; 378 (15): 1386-1395.
      JM Schaffer, SK Singh, BA Reitz, et al. Single Versus Double Lung Transplantation In Patients With COPD And IPF Since The Implementation Of Lung Allocation Based On Medical Need. JAMA, 2015; 313 (9):
    • AC Baldwin, HR Mallidi, JC Baldwin, E Sandoval, WE Cohn, OH Frazier, SK Singh. Through The Looking
      Glass: Real-Time Video Using 'Smart' Technology Provides Enhanced Intraoperative Logistics. W J Surg 206; 40 242-4.
      S Deb, EA Cohen, SK Singh, et al. Radial Artery And Saphenous Vein Patency More Than 5 Years After CABG: Results From RAPS. Journal of American College of Cardiology 2012;60 (1): 28-35.



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