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Sunil Singhal, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Singhal is the current director of Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory and an associate professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Twice board certified, in surgery and thoracic and cardiac surgery, Dr. Sunil Singhal has a specialty in thoracic surgery, mainly operable malignant mesothelioma. Dr. Singhal graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and has been a resident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Singhal practices in several hospitals: the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the Pennsylvania Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Hospital.

  • Education & Training


    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - 1994



    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - 1998

    Medical School


    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (1999-2001; 2004-2005)



    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2005-2007)


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Abramson Cancer Center Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (800) 789-7366

    University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Blvd

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (215) 662-8000

    51 N 39th St

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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    Pennsylvania Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (215) 829-3000

    800 Spruce St

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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    Philadelphia VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (215) 823-5800

    3900 Woodland Ave

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Sunil Singhal has contributed to 4 publications.

    Genomic profiling to explain positive PET-18FDG imaging in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

    Singhal, S. , Albelda, S. M., Lee, L., Brinster, C., Friedberg, J.

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    Alterations in Cell Cycle Genes in Early Stage Lung Adenocarcinoma Identified by Expression Profiling. Cancer Biology and Therapy

    Sunil Singhal, Kunjilata Amin, Robert Kruklitis, Peter DeLong, Michael E. Friscia, Leslie A. Litzky, Mary E. Putt, Larry R. Kaiser & Steven M. Albelda

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    Gene Expression Profiling of the Early Pulmonary Response to Hyperoxia in Mice. American Journal of Respiratory and Cellular Molecular Biology.

    Sandra Perkowski, Jing Sun, Sunil Singhal, Jose Santiago, George D. Leikauf, and Steven M. Albelda

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    Microarray Data Simulator to Evaluate Bioinformatic Tools for Selecting Differentially Expressed Genes in Normal versus Cancerous Tissues. Cancer Biology and Therapy.

    Sunil Singhal, Chris G Kyvernitis, Steven W Johnson, Steven M Albelda

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    American Association for Cancer Research

    American College of Chest Physicians

    American College of Surgeons

    American Society of Clinical Oncology

    American Surgical Association

    American Thoracic Society