Dr Yogesh Singh works as a Consultant Rheumatologist and Immunologist at Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road in Bangalore. He heads the department of rheumatology at Manipal hospital. More than 15 years of experience makes him, specialized in the field of autoimmunity and rheumatology.
He has done MD (Internal Medicine) from the prestigious Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. Dr. Singh has done DM (Clinical Immunology) from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI),Lucknow.
SGPGI is one of the premier medical institutes of India. SGPGI provides one of the best training program for rheumatology and immunology in the world. The faculty at department of Immunology, SGPGI is world-renowned and training under them provides an excellent opportunity for learning. Prof. R.N.Misra, Prof. Amita Aggarwal, the faculty at SGPGI are known worldwide for original research work in immunology and rheumatology. SGPGI caters to a population, which is larger than Europe. Training at SGPGI provides exposure to a wide variety of rheumatic conditions and provides a very invaluable experience in diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Dr. Singh spent nearly 6 years at SGPGI. Training at SGPGI is unique. At SGPGI, in addition to rheumatology the students are taught basic immunology and lab immunology. Learning basic immunology is important in understanding disease process, understanding treatment interventions. Training in lab immunology provides a unique perspective with regards to understanding lab tests, interpreting lab tests and the fallacies associated with each lab test.
He has received numerous internal scholarships and has numerous international publications to his name. He is the recipient of the prestigious (APLAR) Asia Pacific League of Association for Rheumatology Fellowship for the year 2012. As a part of the APLAR fellowship Dr.Singh worked as a research fellow under Prof.Bhaskar Dasgupta at Southend University Hospital, Southend-on-sea, UK. Prof.Dasgupta is a world authority on large vessel vasculitis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica. Dr.Singh has also spent time as a visiting research fellow under Dr.David Jayne at Lupus and Vasculitis Clinic, Addenbrooke's hospital, Cambridge, UK. Dr.David Jayne is world authority in the field of Lupus and Vasculitis.
Dr.Singh was previously appointed as a Consultant Rheumatologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore.
His areas of interest are connective diseases like SLE (Lupus), Scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis), Myositis and systemic vasculitis.
He is associated with Indian Rheumatology Association and Clinical Immunology Society of India as a member.
Dr.Singh is a compassionate human being. Dr.Singh believes in patient empowerment; practicing ethical and evidence based medicine.
- Languages :Punjabi, Kannada, Hindi, English
Senior resident (Honorary), Dept. of rheumatology, M.S.Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore 2003 - 2003
Senior resident, ChanRe Rheumatology and Immunology Centre and Research, Bangalore 2004 - 2004
Senior resident, Dept. of Rheumatology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore 2004 - 2004
Senior resident, Clinical Immunology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences , Lucknow 2005 - 2010
Consultant rheumatologist, Columbia Asia Hospital - Hebbal, Bangalore 2010 - 2012
Consultant rheumatologist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwantpur, Bangalore 2010 - 2012
Visiting research fellow, Dept of Rheumatology, Southend University Hospital, Southend -on - sea, UK 2012 - 2013
Visiting research fellow,Lupus and Vasculitis Clinic, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK 2013 - 2013
Consultant Rheumatologist, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore 2013 - Present
Consultant Rheumatologist, Manipal Hospital - Malleshwaram, Bangalore 2013 - Present
MD, 2003, Kasturba Medical College, Bangalore, India
DM, 2010, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
APLAR fellowship, 2013, Southend University Hospital , Southend-on-sea, United Kingdom