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Sunil Singhal, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Department of Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Expertise

Lung cancer
Esophageal cancer
Malignant mesothelioma

Research Expertise

Personalized approaches to lung cancer and esophageal cancer.
Novel therapies for patients with myasthenia gravis and thymoma.

Cancer Programs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
» Surgery

Lung Cancer Program
» Thoracic Surgery

Other Affiliations
Phi Beta Kappa Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society)
American Association for Cancer Research
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons(candidate)
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Association for Academic Surgery
American Thoracic Society
General Thoracic Surgery Biology Club
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (candidate)
Society of Surgical Oncology
Society of Thoracic Surgeons (candidate)
The International Soceity for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery (May 2006)

Honors and Award

2008 - The Georgia Center Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar
2006 - Resident Traveling Fellowship. American Association for Thoracic Surgery
2005 - George D. Zuidema Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Surgery
2004 - Resident Research Award, Baltimore Academy
2003 - C. Walton Lillehei Resident Award, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
2003 - Best Poster Award, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Scientific Symposium
2002 - Mesothelioma Travel Grant Award, Bejamin P. Shein Foundation for Humanity
2002 - Best Thoracic Presentation, The Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery
2002 - Best Poster Award, Eunice and Irving Annual Scientific Symposium, University of Pennsylvania


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Contact Information

Sunil Singhal, M.D.

6 Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-4767
Fax: 215-614-1861