Shashideep Singhal, MD

Languages: Hindi


Shashideep Singhal, MD, Instructor in Clinical Medicine, is an expert in endoscopy, digestive and liver diseases. He has been recognized by& national societies including ASGE, ACG and AMA for his contributions in patient care, education and colorectal cancer screening research.& Dr. Singhal attended medical school at the Delhi University in India, followed by residency training at Chicago Medical School. He joined Columbia University after completing his fellowship at Brooklyn Hospital Center. He has experience in treating culturally diverse patients and is actively learning Spanish.

He is proficient in endoscopic procedures such as EMR (mucosal resection for early cancers), placement of intestinal stents, dilation of strictures, management of biliary stones and has published innovative endoscopic techniques to correct fistulas and blockages of the esophagus. He also has a special interest in the medical management of obesity, complications after bariatric surgery and is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Physicians. His other areas of interest include peptic ulcer disease, diarrhea, colitis,& liver cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis and is enthusiastic about solving complex cases and providing second opinion.


MD, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University (India)

2004 Maulana Azad Medical College Delhi University

Internship: Chicago Med Rosalind Franklin Univ

Residency: Chicago Med Rosalind Franklin Univ

Fellowship: The Brooklyn Hospital Center


Endoscopic closure of gastric perforation using Over The Scope Clip (OTSC): A surgery sparing approach.
Singhal S, Atluri S, Changela K, Krishnaiah M, Anand S.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. (In Press)

Pancreatic Fluid Collection Drainage by Endoscopic Ultrasound: An Update.
Singhal S, Rotman SR, Gaidhane M, Kahaleh M.
Clin Endosc. 2013 September;46(5):506-514.
Over the Scope Clip: Technique and Expanding Clinical Applications.
Singhal S, Changela K, Papafragkakis H, Anand S, Krishnaiah M, Duddempudi S.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided hepatic and peri-hepatic abscess drainage: An evolving technique.
Singhal S, Changela K, Lane D, Anand S, Duddempudi S.
Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. (In Press)
Bowel preparation regimens for Colon Capsule Endoscopy: A Review.
Singhal S, Nigar S, Paleti V, Lane D, Duddempudi S.
Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. (In Press)
Novel anti-diabetic agents in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A mini-review.
Alizzy M, Bhatia T, Anand S, Singhal S.
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases International. (In Press)
Multi-disciplinary approach for management of refractory benign occlusive esophageal strictures.
Singhal S, Hasan SA, Cohen DC, Pfanner T, Reznik S, Duddempudi S.
Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology 1756283X13492000, first published on June 12, 2013 as doi:10.1177/1756283X13492000.  
Successful management using endoclips of rectal perforation during retroflexion in a patient with radiation proctitis.
Singhal S, Changela K, Lopez-Morra H, Bhatia T, Cayton AL, Anand S.
Endoscopy. 2013;45 Suppl 2 UCTN:E72-3. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1326114. Epub 2013 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 23526525.
Outcome and safety of colonoscopy in minorities aged 85 and older.
Singhal S, Changela K, Momeni M, Krishnaiah M, Anand S.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 May;61(5):832-4. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12227. No abstract available. 
The skin: a mirror to the gut.
Ghevariya V, Singhal S, Anand S.
Int J Colorectal Dis. 2013 Jul;28(7):889-913. doi: 10.1007/s00384-012-1637-x. Epub 2013 Jan 18.
Non-operative repair of a transected bile duct using an endoscopic-radiologic rendezvous procedure.
Miller T, Singhal S, Neese P, Duddempudi S.
J Dig Dis. 2012 Dec 26. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12028. [Epub ahead of print]
Hepatic Hydrothorax.
Baikati K, Le DL, Jabbour II, Singhal S, Anand S.
Am J Ther. 2012 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]
The role of endoscopy in bariatrics: past, present, and future.
Singhal S, Le DL, Duddempudi S, Anand S.
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Oct;22(8):802-11. doi: 10.1089/lap.2012.0091. Review.
Clostridium Difficile Colitis: Review of the Therapeutic Approach.
Joseph J, Singhal S, Patel GM, Anand S.
Am J Ther. 2012 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Acute gastrointestinal necrosis: "black esophagus" or "black gut".
Kanaparthi C, Singhal S, Guillaume C, Sharma S, Anand S.
Trop Gastroenterol. 2011 Oct-Dec;32(4):323-6. No abstract available. 
Association of overexpression of TIF1? with colorectal carcinogenesis and advanced colorectal adenocarcinoma.
Jain S, Singhal S, Francis F, Hajdu C, Wang JH, Suriawinata A, Wang YQ, Zhang M, Weinshel EH, Francois F, Pei ZH, Lee P, Xu RL.
World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep 21;17(35):3994-4000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i35.3994.
Primary pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
Verma VJ, Jain S, Singhal S, Nallagatla S, Majumdar A, Vangala M, Arjomand F, Vasudevan VP.
Respir Care. 2011 Jul;56(7):1046-9. doi: 10.4187/respcare.00780. Epub 2011 Feb 21. No abstract available.
Management of refractory ascites.
Singhal S, Baikati KK, Jabbour II, Anand S.
Am J Ther. 2012 Mar;19(2):121-32. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181ff7a8b. Review.
Colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening above age 75: outcomes in symptomatic african american and Hispanic adults.
Singhal S, Verma A, Anand K.
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2011 Dec;42(4):212-6. doi: 10.1007/s12029-010-9190-8.
The role of oral hygiene in inflammatory bowel disease.
Singhal S, Dian D, Keshavarzian A, Fogg L, Fields JZ, Farhadi A.
Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jan;56(1):170-5. doi: 10.1007/s10620-010-1263-9. Epub 2010 May 11.
Molecular genetics of hepatocellular neoplasia.
Jain S, Singhal S, Lee P, Xu R.
Am J Transl Res. 2010 Jan 23;2(1):105-18.
Colorectal cancer screening in elderly African-American patients.
Singhal S, Mathur S, Anand K.
Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Jan;55(1):220-1; author reply 221. doi: 10.1007/s10620-009-1037-4. No abstract available.
Multifocal epitheloid hemangioendothelioma of liver after long-term oral contraceptive use--a case report and discussion of management difficulties encountered.
Singhal S, Jain S, Singla M, Pippal RB, Gondal R, Agarwal A, Kar P.
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2009;40(1-2):59-63. doi: 10.1007/s12029-009-9083-x. Epub 2009 Aug 27.
Tumour necrosis factor-alpha and soluble Fas ligand as biomarkers in non-acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure.
Singhal S, Chakravarty A, Das BC, Kar P.
Biomarkers. 2009 Aug;14(5):347-53. doi: 10.1080/13547500903013664.
Sevoflurane hepatotoxicity: a case report of sevoflurane hepatic necrosis and review of the literature.
Singhal S, Gray T, Guzman G, Verma A, Anand K.
Am J Ther. 2010 Mar-Apr;17(2):219-22. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e318197eacb. Review.
Association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter polymorphisms with acute viral hepatitis in the Indian population.
Singhal S, Kohaar I, Bharadwaj M, Shukla DK, Das BC, Kar P.
Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Apr;55(4):1106-12. doi: 10.1007/s10620-009-0799-z. Epub 2009 Apr 24.
Apoptotic mechanisms in fulminant hepatic failure: potential therapeutic target.
Singhal S, Jain S, Kohaar I, Singla M, Gondal R, Kar P.
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2009 Jul;17(4):282-5. doi: 10.1097/PAI.0b013e3181906f6d.

Instructor in Medicine at CUMC

  • 2013                Presidential poster, American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meet 2013
  • 2013                American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Diversity Award  
  • 2013                Fellowship2Leadership Salix Award
  • 2012                American College of Gastroenterology/Astra Zeneca Award
  • 2012                AMA Physician Recognition Award with Commendation
  • 2012                Presidential Poster, American College of Gastroenterology Annual meet 2012
  • 2012                Poster of Distinction, Digestive Disease Week 2012