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    Davinder Singh, MD

    Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon (602) 933-0500

    Dr. Davinder Singh is a craniofacial plastic surgeon at the Barrow Children’s Cleft and Craniofacial Center. She specializes in craniofacial surgery of infancy and childhood, including congenital craniofacial anomalies, pediatric vascular anomalies, facial nerve injury, and pediatric facial trauma.

    Dr. Singh received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She received her postgraduate training in general surgery from Columbia University and in plastic surgery from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a craniofacial fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Singh’s research relates to the management of congenital and traumatic injuries to the face and skull. She has been invited to lecture on prevention and correction of post-traumatic deformities of the craniofacial skeleton, secondary correction of iatrogenic and post-traumatic cranial vault deformities, growth and development considerations in pediatric craniofacial fractures, and indications and technique for craniomaxillofacial surgery for distraction osteogenesis.

    To request an appointment at the Barrow Cleft and Craniofacial Center with Dr. Singh, please call (602) 933-0500.

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Craniofacial Surgery, 2002-2003
    • Residency, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Plastic Surgery, 1999-2002
    • Residency, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, General Surgery, 1996-1999
    • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1996
    • BA, Yale University, 1992
    Professional Memberships
    • American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association
    • American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
    • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
    • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
    • Association of American Medical Colleges
    • AO North America Faculty
    • International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
    • Maricopa County Medical Society
    • Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, National Board of Medical Examiners
    • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Peer Review Committee, Credentials Committee, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
    Honors and Awards
    • W.R. Hearst Foundation U.S. Senate Scholarship
    • DAAD Fellowship for study at the Goethe Institute in Germany
    • Stanley Scholars Program Fellowship for Clinical Research, Columbia University
    • Fellowship in Human Rights and Medicine, Center for the Study of Society and Medicine, Columbia University
    • Department of Surgery Research Grant, Columbia University
    Selected Publications
    1. Singh DJ, Glick PH, Bartlett SP. Mandibular deformities: single-vector distraction techniques for a multivector problem. J Craniofac Surg. Sep 2009;20(5):1468-1472.
    2. Smartt JM, Jr., Reid RR, Singh DJ, Bartlett SP. True lambdoid craniosynostosis: long-term results of surgical and conservative therapy. Plast Reconstr Surg. Sep 15 2007;120(4):993-1003.
    3. Singh DJ, Bartlett SP. Aesthetic management of the ear as a donor site. Plast Reconstr Surg. Sep 15 2007;120(4):899-908; discussion 909.
    4. Fearon JA, Singh DJ, Beals SP, Yu JC. The diagnosis and treatment of single-sutural synostoses: are computed tomographic scans necessary? Plast Reconstr Surg. Oct 2007;120(5):1327-1331.
    5. Birgfeld CB, Glick P, Singh D, LaRossa D, Bartlett S. Midface growth in patients with ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. Jul 2007;120(1):144-150.
    6. Singh DJ, Bartlett SP. Congenital mandibular hypoplasia: analysis and classification. J Craniofac Surg. Mar 2005;16(2):291-300.
    7. Losee JE, Feldman E, Ketkar M, Singh D, Kirschner RE, Westesson PL, Cooper G, Mooney MP, Bartlett SP. Nonsynostotic occipital plagiocephaly: radiographic diagnosis of the “sticky suture”. Plast Reconstr Surg. Dec 2005;116(7):1860-1869.
    8. Singh DJ, Bartlett SP. Pediatric craniofacial fractures: long-term consequences. Clin Plast Surg. Jul 2004;31(3):499-518, vii.
    9. Singh DJ, Bartlett SP. Aesthetic considerations in nasal reconstruction and the role of modified nasal subunits. Plast Reconstr Surg. Feb 2003;111(2):639-648; discussion 649-651.
    10. Singh DJ, Bartlett SP, Low DW, Kirschner RE. Surgical reconstruction of pediatric pressure sores: long-term outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg. Jan 2002;109(1):265-269; quiz 270.

    About Barrow

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