Gurmukh Singh, MD, PhD, MBA


 

Department of Pathology, Section of Clinical Pathology

Office Phone: (706) 721-0815 
Office Address: BI 2008A 
E-mail: GUSINGH@augusta.edu

Dr. Singh

Title/Rank

Walter Shepeard Professor of Pathology

Section Chief, Clinical Pathology.

Associate Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory GRMC and Children's Hospital of Georgia 

Appointment Date

June 2014

Appointment Type

Full-Time

Education

MD, 1971; Armed Forces Medical College, Poona 

PhD, 1977; University of Pittsburgh

MBA, 1998; University of Pittsburgh

Residency & Fellowships

1973-1974; Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY Residency in Pathology

1974-1978; University Health Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Residency in Pathology, Pittsburgh, PA                        

Board Certification(s)

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1978

Immunopathology, 1985

Physician Executive, 2002

Major Interests

Optimization of Laboratory Utilization; Transfusion Medicine; Post-Graduate Medical Education; Insurance Medicine

Research Areas

Current research is directed at improving the optimization of laboratory utilization through review of local practices, collaborative investigations and modifications of ordering practices for laboratory tests.

Performance improvement in general and improvements in accuracy and timeliness of laboratory services.

Insurance Medicine in general and Laboratory Investigations in Insurance Medicine in particular

Previous interests included, transplantation medicine, and pulmonary biology

Teaching Areas

Clinical Pathology education for residents in pathology and other medical specialties and medical students

Selected Publications

  ■ Sing G, Menitove Je. Patient Management: Optimization of Blood and Blood Products utilization.  Adam Schulte ed; Nova Science Publishers, New York; pp 101-123, 2013

 ■ Edward J., Morrison C., Schwickerath V., Tachatalbachev V., Patel C., Schwickerath V., Menitove J., Singh G. Blood Transfusion Management: Discharge Hemoglobin as a Surrogate Marker for Appropriateness of Utilization of Red Cells.  Transfusion: 2012; 52:2445-2451

 ■ Singh G, Menitove J.E.  Optimization of Blood and Blood Products Utilization.  The International Journal of Medical and Biological Frontiers: 2013; 19:25-49.

 ■ Zia H., Singh G. Optimization of Utilization of Serum Protein Analysis: Role of Electronic Medical Record in Promoting Consultation by Pathologists: American Journal of Clinical Pathology;2013; 139:793-797

 ■ Singh G. Prevalence and Implications of Vitamin D Deficiency in Applicants for Insurance. J Insurance Med: In press.

 ■ Haldiman L.J., Weimholt R.C., Singh G. Feasibility and Usefulness of Troponin I Testing in Insurance Medicine.  J Insurance Med: In press. 

 ■ Singh G., Baweja P.S. Creatine Kinase-MB: The Journey to Obsolescence. American Journal of Clinical Pathology: 2014; 141:415-419

 ■ Singh G. C-Reactive Protein and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate: Continuingrole for ESR. Advance Biological Chemistry: 2014; 4:5-9; DOI: 10.4236/abc.2014.41002

 ■ Haldiman L. J., Zia H, Singh G.  Improving Appropriateness of Blood Utilization through Prospective Review of Requests for Blood Products:  The Role of Pathology Residents as Consultants.  Lab Medicine;  In Press. 

■ Singh G, Bonham A.J. Vitamin D: Prevalence of deficiency and response to replacement in population seeking healthcare:  Development of a predictive equation to guide replacement dose in patients. J Am Board Fam Med; In press.

 

For a complete listing of all publications, see Dr. Singh's work at PubMed.