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Rakesh Singh, MD, MS

Rakesh Singh, MD, MS

Medical Director, HF & Transplant,
Rady Children 's Hospital

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Contact Details

Rady Children 's Hospital
3020 Children 's Way
MC 5004
San Diego, CA
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Work: 858-966-5855

Bio

Dr. Singh is Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medical Director of Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation.at University of California San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital. He specializes in caring for the child with heart failure due to cardiomyopathy, congenital or acquired heart disease as well as caring for children after heart transplantation. Dr. Singh also has a specialized interest in clinical research and obtained a Masters in Science in Biostatistics (Patient-Oriented Research track) from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Furthermore, he is active participant in the multi-center Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry (PCMR) and Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) research groups.

Primary Hospital Affiliation

  • Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego

Professional Classification

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Education

Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
New York, New York, United States
Master of Science (M.S.), 2011
Biostatistics
2009 To 2011

Columbia University - NY Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York, United States
Pediatric Cardiology fellowship; Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation fellowship
2006 To 2010

Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency
2002 To 2006

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 2002
1998 To 2002

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, United States
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), 1998
Child Psychology
1994 To 1998

Professional Associations

International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation
2008 - Present

American Heart Association
2006 - Present

Current Academic Institution

  • University of California San Diego

Job History

UC San Diego - Rady Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation
San Diego, CA, United States
February 2014 - present

Columbia University - NY Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC; Pediatric Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and Transplantation
New York, NY, United States
July 2010 - January 2014