Amrik Singh, M.D.
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
- Associate Chief, Division of Perioperative Medicine
- Director, Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Singh's philosophy of care incorporates evidence-based practice blended with common sense and compassion.
Dr. Singh's area of interests include cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and transesophageal echocardiography.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia
M.B.B.S., Medicine, Government Medical College, Patiala, India 1986-1991
B.S., Government Medical College Patiala, Patiala, Punjab, India 1991
Internship: Rotating Internship, Government Medical College, Patiala, India 1991-1992
Internship: Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1997-1998
Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine (Chief Resident), UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2000-2001
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2001-2002
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2002
National Board of Echocardiography, 2003
American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
California Society of Anesthesiologists
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Senior Resident, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2001-2002, 2001
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine 2002-2007, 2007
Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2000-2001, 2000
Select Recent Publications
Singh, A.: The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult, Cardiac Output Methods to Measure, Wolters Kluwer-LWW, 2013;170-1.
Singh, A.: The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult, Ejection Fraction, Wolters Kluwer-LWW, 2013;350-1.
Singh A, Antognini JF. Perioperative hypotension and myocardial ischemia: Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Ann Card Anaesth, 2011 14(2): 127-32.
Muilenburg OJ, Singh A, Torzilli G, Khatri VP: Surgery in the patient with liver disease. Medical Clinics of North America, 2009 Vol. 93(5), pp. 1065-81.
Singh A, Fleming N. Right heart embolism and acute right atrial dilation during total knee athroplasty. Anesth Anal, Nov; 2007; 105(5):1224-7.
Grow MP, Singh A, Fleming NW, Young N, Watnik M. Cardiac output monitoring during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, 2004; 18(1):43-6.
Singh A, Ayyalapu A, Keochekian A: Anesthetic management in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP): a case report. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2003; Vol. 15, pp. 211-213.
Singh A, Antognini JF. Perioperative pharmacology in elderly patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 2010 23(4): 449-54.