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Pediatrics

Gautam K. Singh, MD

Current Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Co-director, Echocardiography Laboratory
Director, Non-Invasive Imaging Research


Specialty Areas
Pediatric Cardiology
Echocardiography

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Columbia Office
1600 East Broadway, First Floor
Columbia, MO  65201
573 815 8150
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis , MO  63110
454-6095
Email:   singh_g@WUSTL.EDU
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Additional Languages Spoken
Hindi

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics - Cardiology
Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Fetal cardiology, preventive cardiology, hyperlipidemia, obesity in children, cardiac MRI

Areas of Research Interest
Fetal cardiology, cardiac mechanics, strain imaging, cardiac MRI

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Cardiology -- Certified

Medical Education
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Temple University), Philadelphia, Pa
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Temple University), Philadelphia, Pa.
B.Sc: St. Xavier's College, (Ranchi University) Ranchi, India, 1970
Bachelor of Med/Surg: M.B., B.S., (Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery), Rajendra Medical College, (Ranchi University), Ranchi, India, , 1977
Medical Degree: Patna Medical College, (Patna University), Patna, India, 1982
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Singh GK, Vitola BE, Holland MR, Sekarski T, Patterson BW, Magkos F, Klein S. Alterations in ventricular structure and function in obese adolescents with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. J Pediatr. 2013 Jun;162(6):1160-8, 1168.e1.

Nichols CG, Singh GK, Grange DK. KATP channels and cardiovascular disease: suddenly a syndrome. Circ Res. 2013 Mar 29;112(7):1059-72.

Sanchez Mejia A, Singh H, Bhalla S, Singh GK. Chronic Cyanosis Due to Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Draining into the Left Atrium in the Absence of a Coronary Sinus.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Cade WT, Waggoner AD, Hubert S, Krauss MJ, Singh GK, Overton ET. Reduced diastolic function and left ventricular mass in HIV-negative preadolescent children exposed to antiretroviral therapy in utero. AIDS. 2012 Oct 23;26(16):2053-8.

Singh GK, Levy PT, Holland MR, Hamvas A. Novel methods for assessment of right heart structure and function in pulmonary hypertension. Clin Perinatol. 2012 Sep;39(3):685-701.

Milne ML, Singh GK, Miller JG, Holland MR. Echocardiographic-based assessment of myocardial fiber structure in individual, excised hearts. Ultrason Imaging. 2012 Jul;34(3):129-41.

Toib A, Goldstein SB, Khanna G, Canter CE, Lee CK, Balzer DT, Singh GK. Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast associated with portosystemic shunt due to persistent patent ductus venosus. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 May-Jun;7(3):E18-21.

Singh GK, Cupps B, Pasque M, Woodard PK, Holland MR, Ludomirsky A. Accuracy and reproducibility of strain by speckle tracking in pediatric subjects with normal heart and single ventricular physiology: a two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging correlative study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Nov;23(11):1143-52.

Singh GK, Holland MR. Diastolic dysfunction in pediatric cardiac patients: evaluation and management. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2010 Oct;12(5):503-17.

Vashist S, Singh GK. Acute myocarditis in children: current concepts and management. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2009 Oct;11(5):383-91.

Gibson AA, Singh GK, Hoffman JJ, Ludomirsky A, Holland MR. Measurements of ultrasonic attenuation properties of midgestational fetal pig hearts. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Feb;35(2):319-28.

Holland MR, Gibson AA, Kirschner CA, Hicks D, Ludomirsky A, Singh GK. Intrinsic myoarchitectural differences between the left and right ventricles of fetal human hearts: an ultrasonic backscatter feasibility study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Feb;22(2):170-6.

Lorch SM, Ludomirsky A, Singh GK. Maturational and growth-related changes in left ventricular longitudinal strain and strain rate measured by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in healthy pediatric population. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Nov;21(11):1207-15.

Woodard PK, Bhalla S, Javidan-Nejad C, Bierhals A, Gutierrez FR, Singh GK. Cardiac MRI in the management of congenital heart disease in children, adolescents, and young adults. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Sep;10(5):419-24.

Gibson AA, Singh GK, Kulikowska A, Wallace KD, Hoffman JJ, Ludomirsky A, Holland MR. Regional variation in the measured apparent ultrasonic backscatter of mid-gestational fetal pig hearts. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2007 Dec;33(12):1955-62. Epub 2007 Aug 6.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Gautam K. Singh.


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