Prof. Sarman Singh did his MBBS from prestigious King George Medical College (now University), Lucknow in 1982. After which he moved to Delhi and did a residency in Orthopaedics surgery from Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi and he obtained MD degree in Clinical Microbiology from another prestigious Institution (PGIMER) Chandigarh. He joined the apex medical Institute of the country, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, where he is working since 1988 on various positions and head the Department of Clinical Microbiology & Molecular Medicine. His major specialization is infectious diseases diagnostics. He is considered to be the topmost expert in the field of TORCH infections (diseases caused by Toxoplasma, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus, and others) which are extremely important during pregnancy, in AIDS patients and in organ transplant recipients. He has also worked extensively on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and currently a national level expert in the field of Tuberculosis (with and without AIDS). Patients are counselled, tested and advised best management by him. However, being too busy at the national level, meeting with him should be fixed well in advance (office number 011-26594977).
Prof. Singh is Fellow of more than 7 national and international Academies and Member of more than 20 national and international scientific bodies. He is Editor-in-chief of Journal of Laboratory Physicians, besides being on the editorial boards of more than 40 national and international journals.
Dr. Singh has been awarded by more than 13 national and international scientific /academic bodies for his outstanding contribution to the Medical research.
Dr Singh has guided 17 PhDs, 16 MDs and more than 40 MSc. theses. He has written 6 books, 46 book chapters and more than 310 research papers in various national and International journals, including CELL, PNAS and LANCET with a total citation of more than 7400, i10 index of 161 and H-index of 41.