Dr. Yogesh Singh is a Rheumatoid Arthritis specialist in Bangalore and Immunologist. He currently 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 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University. Kasturba Medical College has been ranked among the top medical schools in India. is one of the top medical schools. 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 in India. SGPGI provides one of the best training programs for rheumatology and immunology in the world. The faculty at the Department of Immunology, SGPGI is world-renowned and training under them provides an excellent opportunity for learning. 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 the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
Dr. Yogesh 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 the 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 (APLAR) Asia Pacific League of Association for Rheumatology Fellowship for the year 2012. As a part of the APLAR fellowship, Dr. Yogesh Singh worked as a research fellow at the department of rheumatology, Southend University Hospital, Southend-on-sea, UK. Department of Rheumatology, Southend University Hospital is a center for excellence 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. Yogesh 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. Yogesh Singh is a compassionate human being. Dr. Yogesh Singh believes in patient empowerment; practising ethical and evidence based medicine.