Aparajita Singh, MPH, MD


Dr. Aparajita Singh is a gastroenterologist with special interests in colon cancer prevention, high-quality colonoscopy and the removal of advanced colon polyps. Her other interests include treating patients with Lynch syndrome, which increases colon cancer risk, as well as managing patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or familial adenomatous polyposis, an inherited condition causing polyps in the large intestine.

As quality improvement director for UCSF's gastroenterology division, Singh works to enhance communication, as well as the quality and safety of patient care. She is also passionate about medical education and received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF. She is an assistant professor at UCSF.

Singh earned her medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic's Medicine Institute, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at UCSF. She also has a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University.

Singh is a board member and vice president of the Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology. She has received national and international honors for her work, and serves as a training committee member for the American College of Gastroenterology.


Gastroenterology at Mount Zion
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 502-4444
Fax: (415) 502-2249

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

More about Aparajita Singh


All-India Institute of Medical Sciences 2004
Johns Hopkins University, M.P.H. 2014


Cleveland Clinic's Medicine Institute, Internal Medicine 2008


UCSF, Gastroenterology 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Schneider EB, Singh A, Sung J, Hassid B, Selvarajah S, Fang SH, Efron JE, Lidor AO. Emergency department presentation, admission, and surgical intervention for colonic diverticulitis in the United States. Am J Surg. 2015 Aug; 210(2):404-7.
  2. Singh A, Burke CA, Larive B, Sastri SV. Do gender disparities persist in gastroenterology after 10 years of practice? Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul; 103(7):1589-95.
  3. Singh A, Halder S, Menon GR, Chumber S, Misra MC, Sharma LK, Srivastava A. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on hydrocolloid occlusive dressing versus conventional gauze dressing in the healing of chronic wounds. Asian J Surg. 2004 Oct; 27(4):326-32.
  4. Azeem N, Singh A. An Inverted Appendix. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov; 110(11):1533.

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