Amrik Singh, M.D., F.A.S.A. for UC Davis Health

Amrik Singh, M.D., F.A.S.A.

Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


Amrik Singh is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).




Cardiovascular Anesthesia

Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-5031

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Singh's philosophy of care incorporates evidence-based practice blended with common sense and compassion.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Singh's area of interests include cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and transesophageal echocardiography.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Singh's research focuses on improving oxygenation monitoring techniques and outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services

Undergraduate School

Pre Med, SGGS Khalsa College, Mahilpur, Punjab, India 1986

Medical School

M.B.B.S., Medicine, Government Medical College, Patiala, India 1991


Rotating Internship, Government Medical College, Patiala, India 1991-1992


Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1997-1998


Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1998-2001


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2001-2002

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007

Outstanding Senior Resident, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2001

Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2000, 2001

Fleming N, Singh A, Lee L, Applegate R. Oxygen Reserve Index: Utility as an early warning for desaturation in high risk surgical patients. Anesth Analg. 2020 Aug 12. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000005109. Online ahead of print. PMID:32815872.

Tsymbal E, Ayala S, Singh A, Applegate R, Fleming N. Study of early warning for desaturation provided by Oxygen Reserve Index in obese patients. J Clin Monit Comput. 2020 May 18. doi:10.1007/s10877-020-00531-w. Online ahead of print. PMID:32424516.

Singh A. Cardiac Output Methods to Measure. The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult. Wolters Kluwer-LWW. 2013:170-1.

Singh A. Ejection Fraction. The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult. Wolters Kluwer-LWW. 2013:350-1.

Singh A, Antognini JF. Perioperative pharmacology in elderly patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2010 Aug;23(4):449-54. doi:10.1097/ACO.0b013e328339ef22. PMID:20489604.

Singh A, Antognini JF. Perioperative hypotension and myocardial ischemia: Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Ann Card Anaesth. 2011 May-Aug;14(2):127-32. doi:10.4103/0971-9784.81569. PMID:21636935.

Muilenburg OJ, Singh A, Torzilli G, Khatri VP. Surgery in the patient with liver disease. Medical Clinics of North America. 2009;93(5):1065-81.

Singh A, Fleming N. Right heart embolism and acute right atrial dilation during total knee athroplasty. Anesth Anal. 2007 Nov;105(5):1224-7. doi:10.1213/01.ane.0000280441.35628.54. PMID:17959945.

Grow MP, Singh A, Fleming NW, Young N, Watnik M. Cardiac output monitoring during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Feb;18(1):43-6. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2003.10.009. PMID:14973798.

Singh A, Ayyalapu A, Keochekian A. Anesthetic management in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP): a case report. J Clin Anesth. 2003 May;15(3):211-3. doi:10.1016/s0952-8180(02)00508-1. PMID:12770658.