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Deepinder Pal Singh, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2171

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Biography

Cancer is one of the most challenging medical problems, especially head and neck and lung cancers. I am very well trained, well read and highly experienced. I am also a compassionate and caring physician.

I provide my patients with comprehensive medical care including personalized, curative intent treatment. Since my patients deserve only the best, they can be confident knowing they will receive excellent medical care from me. My areas of expertise include stereotactic body radiation therapy and brachytherapy for lung cancers, as well as treating nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal, oral cavity, laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers.

Conditions I Treat:

- Lung cancer
- Head and neck cancers

Credentials

Education

1981
MBBS | Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla (India)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

04/02/2001 - 06/30/2003
Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/17/1986 - 12/16/1989
Fellowship at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Residency at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research

05/23/1982 - 05/22/1983
Residency at Indira Ghandi Medical College (India)

05/08/1981 - 05/07/1982
Internship at Indira Ghandi Medical College (India)

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Awards

2020
Certificate of Appreciation
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology Nurses
Location: Rochester, NY

2019 - 2020
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2016 - 2019
Bronze Star
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

2012 - 2013
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

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Clinical Trials

Three- Versus Five-Fraction Regimens of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Peripheral Early- Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Prospective Randomized Phase II Study

Lead Researcher: Deepinder Pal Singh

This study's goal is to find out if the kind of side effects people experience from radiation is different depending on the schedule of their radiation treatment. Patients will be randomly assigned to either the 3 Fraction or 5 Fraction schedule of radiation. After patients complete radiation treatment, they will follow up with their radiation oncologist.

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Publications

Journal Articles

2023
Oliver DE; Laborde JM; Singh DP; Milano MT; Videtic GM; Williams GR; LaRiviere MJ; Chan JW; Peters GW; Decker RH; Samson P; Robinson CG; Breen WG; Owen D; Tian S; Higgins KA; Almeldin D; Jabbour SK; Wang F; Grass GD; Perez BA; Dilling TJ; Strosberg J; Rosenberg SA. "Early-Stage Primary Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors Treated With Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: A Multi-Institution Experience". Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2023; 116(4): 849-857.

2023
Hardy SJ, Bandyopadhyay S, Yang H, Williams A, Gudina A, Cummings MA, Zhang H, Singh DP, Chen Y, Mohile NA, Janelsins MC, Milano MT. "Stroke death in patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer in the modern era." Frontiers in oncology.. 2023 13:1111764. Epub 2023 Jun 15.

2022
Bergsma D; Moravan MJ; Suri JS; Cummings MA; Usuki KY; Singh DP; Milano MT. "Patterns of recurrence after intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery for brain-only metastases from non-small cell lung cancer and the impact of upfront thoracic therapy with synchronous presentation". J Thorac Dis. 2022; 14(6): 1869-1879.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Lung Cancer
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer
Author List: Singh D; Bylund K; Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B
Published By: Springer-Verlag GmbH 2011 in Heidelberg

2000
Chapter Title: Carcinoma of the nasopharynx
Book Title: Textbook of Radiation Oncology: Principles and Practice
Author List: Sharma SC, Singh DP, Jalali R
Published By: Churchill Livingstone 2000

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Reviews

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