Dr. Singh specializes in the evaluation and treatment of injuries and disorders causing pain in the spine as well as other parts of the body. Dr. Singh employs both surgical and non-surgical treatments for patients with herniated discs and spinal stenosis which can result in pain in the neck and back from direct and indirect pressure on nerves in the spinal cord due to a variety of causes.

Dr. Singh’s experiences include being an Associate Professor in Anesthesiology at the University of Southern California. He was also an Attending Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Attending Cardiac Anesthesiologist at Granada Hills Community Hospital.

He has completed a residency at Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco as well as a residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Chicago Hospital. Dr. Singh completed his Fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Chicago Hospital and a Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Los Angeles Children’s hospital.

He performs minimally invasive techniques including Endoscopic Microdiscectomy. The concept of minimally invasive spine surgery is to provide surgical options that optimally address the disc pathology without producing the types of morbidity commonly associated with open surgical procedures. Minimally invasive techniques are not, however, a panacea for all lumbar disc pathology. These techniques are designed to treat nerve root compression alone as the source of radiculopathy in patients with acute primary disc herniations.

Experience and Certifications
2008Certified Suboxone prescriber
Dec 2003Intrathecal Pump Implant
July 2003Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
June 2003Recertification in Pain Management by ABA
Jan 2002Endoscopic Laser Discectomy
Nov 1993Certification in Pain Management by ABA
Sept 1990Board Certification in Anesthesiology #19823
Jan 2005Present Medical Director, Interventional Pain Management,

Avanguard Surgical Center, Tarzana, California

Jan 2002Medical Director, Interventional Pain Management, Specialty Surgical Center,

Encino, California

Jan 1998-PresentPain Specialist at West Hills, Tarzana, Los Angeles and Bakersfield, California
Jan 1997-PresentAttending Cardiac Anesthesiologist Granada Hills Community Hospital
Jan 1991-Jan 2000Attending Anesthesiologist Valley Presbyterian
Apr 1990-Dec 1990Attending Anesthesiologist and Associate Professor in Anesthesiology at

University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital

July-Dec 1989Fellowship, Pain Management University of Chicago Hospital
Jan-Mar 1990Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles
July 1987-Jun 1989Residency, Anesthesia and Critical Care University of Chicago Hospital
Jan 1981-Jan 1982Rotating internship. Calcutta National Medical College Hospital, Calcutta, India
1976-1980M.D., Calcutta National Medical College Calcutta, India
1985California Physician’s License #A42285