Department of Pathology, Section of Clinical Pathology
Office Phone: (706) 721-0815
Office Address: BI 2008A
Walter Shepeard Professor of Pathology
Section Chief, Clinical Pathology.
Associate Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory GRMC and Children's Hospital of Georgia
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
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1978
Physician Executive, 2002
Optimization of Laboratory Utilization; Transfusion Medicine; Post-Graduate Medical Education; Insurance Medicine
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
Clinical Pathology education for residents in pathology and other medical specialties and medical students
■ 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.