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Sukhbir Singh, MD, FRCSC, FACOG
613-738-8400 Ex. 81740

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Sukhbir Singh

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Ottawa

Research Interests

The Minimally Invasive Gynecology Group at OHRI focuses on the following research areas:
  • Endometriosis:  Basic Science and Clinical Investigation
  • Uterine Fibroids:  Clinical Investigation
  • Health Services:  Improving Quality and Patient Experience of Surgical Interventions for Women
  • Education:  Surgical Education for Trainees (Residents/Fellows) and Practicing Surgeons

Brief Biography

Dr. Sukhbir (Sony) Singh is an Associate Professor within the Department of Ob/Gyn at The Ottawa Hospital & University of Ottawa.  He has an clinical practice with a sub-specialty focus on Complex Gynecologic Disorders requiring surgical intervention or advanced medical therapies.  

His academic training has included the following:
- Queen's University at Kingston (BSc 1996)
- University of Western Ontario (MD 2000, FRCSC 2005)
- University of Toronto (Fellowship in MIS Gynecology 2006)
- University of Sydney Australia (Fellowship in MIS Gynecology 2007)

Currently he is the Vice-Chair of Gynecology at The Ottawa Hospital and is also the Lead for MIS Gynecology Research at The Shirley E. Greenberg Women's Health Centre.

Recently he was awarded the Dr Elaine Jolly Research Chair in Gynecologic Surgery (2016-2021).

Selected Publications

Bougie O, Singh SS. Endometriosis and CVS Risk – Real World Implications.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2016 (in Press)

Gale J, Cameron C, Chen I, Guo Y, Singh SS.  Increasing Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: A Canadian Academic Health Centre Experience. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2016 Feb;38(2):141-6.

Ahn SH, Monsanto SP, Miller C, Singh SS, Thomas R, Tayade C.  Pathophysiology and Immune Dysfunction in Endometriosis. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:795976. Epub 2015 Jul 12.

Singh SS, Belland L.  Contemporary Management of Uterine Fibroids: Focus on Emerging Medical Treatments.  Curr Med Res Opin.  2015 Ja; 31(1):1-12.

Fraser MA, Agarwal S, Chen I, Singh SS. Routine vs expert-guided transvaginal ultrasound in the diagnosis of endometriosis: A retrospective review. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Mar;40(3):587-94. 

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches