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

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



Cardiovascular Anesthesia


  • Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Professor


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

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-5028
Clinic Fax: 916-734-7980
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-734-2011
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


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

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

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

Internship: 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

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, 2012

Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG),

National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2013

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Honors and Awards

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

Select Recent Publications

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.