About Me:

Dr. Sumit Kumar Singh

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), PDCC, DM (Pediatric Gastroenterology) 

 

Professional Summary  

Dr. Sumit Kumar Singh has completed his Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS) in 2009 and MD in Pediatrics from King George’s Medical University,  Lucknow in 2013. He then completed his Post-Doctoral certificate course (PDCC), Pediatric Gastroenterology in 2014 and Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Pediatric Gastroenterology from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow in year 2017. 


Technical Skills 

1. Neonatal and Pediatric endoscopic procedures

a. Diagnostic and Therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: Variceal band ligation,  endoscopic sclerotherapy and glue injection in varices, foreign body like coin, battery, screw,  Pins etc. removal 

b. Diagnostic Colonoscopy in children with colitis, blood in stool, inflammatory bowel disease,  eosinophilic colitis etc. 

c. Endoscopic polypectomy in children with colonic polyps 

d. Endoscopic dilatation of oesophagal stricture due to corrosive ingestion or post TEF repair,  pyloric stricture 

e. Capsule endoscopy 

2. Gastrointestinal laboratory procedure 

a. Anorectal manometry in children with chronic constipation 

b. Esophageal manometry in children with dysphagia, Achalasia cardia c. 24-h pH metry in children with gastroesophageal reflux disease 

d. Biofeedback sessions 

e. Colonic marker study in children with chronic constipation f. Breath hydrogen test 

Special interests: 

Chronic childhood constipation, Celiac disease, IBD, Chronic liver disease, portal hypertension, Neonatal cholestasis and metabolic liver diseases.



Scientific And Medical Societies Membership

Life member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP): L/2019/K-2907 

Life Member of Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition  (ISPGHAN), India. Membership number: 2014LM10037 

Life member of Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL), India  Membership number: 1754

 

Awards and Achievements 

1. 2nd prize in an oral presentation at 4th National conference of Indian Society of Pediatric  Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON 2017) at Guwahati, India 

2. 3rd prize in oral paper presentation at 3rd National conference of Indian Society of  Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON 2016) at Kolkata,  India 

3. 3rd prize in an abstract presentation at 14th Scientific meeting of Commonwealth  Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CAPGAN 2015) at New Delhi,  India 

 

Work Experience


Designation 

Name of 

college/Institution

Year of 

joining

Year of 

completion

Type of work

Pool officer (Senior  

Research associate),  Pediatric  

Gastroenterology

Sanjay Gandhi  

Postgraduate  

Institute of Medical  Sciences, Lucknow

Novemer   2017

October  

2019

Clinical,  

Research and  Teaching

Senior Resident (Hospital  Services), Pediatric  

Gastroenterology

Sanjay Gandhi  

Postgraduate  

Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow

July 2017 

September  2017

Clinical,  

Research and  Teaching

Present appointment: 

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Sri Aurbindo Medical  College, Indore since Jan 2021 

  • Visiting Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Choithram Hospital and  Research Centre, Indore since October 2019


Conferences and Seminars 

1. Panel discussion: infant with jaundice and splenomegaly in PEDICON 2019, Mumbai 

2. National Speaker in train the trainer session: Diet in functional constipation in PEDICON  2020, Indore 

Presentations at scientific conferences 

International Conferences: 

1. Oral presentation: “Ascitic fluid culture after centrifugation in children with liver disease:  Is it better than routine bedside method” at 27th Annual Conference of the Asian Pacific  Association for The Study of the Liver (APASL 2018) at New Delhi, India 

2. Poster presentation: “Differentiation Between Crohn’s Disease and Intestinal  Tuberculosis in Children” at 14th Scientific meeting of Commonwealth Association of Pediatric  Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CAPGAN 2015) at New Delhi, India 

3. E-poster Oral presentation: New prognostic score to determine the outcome of endovascular intervention in pediatric Budd-Chiari syndrome at Asian Pacific Digestive Week  (APDW 2019) at Kolkata, India 

National conferences: 

1. Oral CP Mittal award paper presentation: “Yield of endoscopic ultrasound in children and adolescent with acute recurrent pancreatitis” at 4th National conference of Indian  Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON  2017) at Guwahati, India 

2. E-poster presentation: Subacute hepatic failure in children at ISPGHANCON Mumbai 

3. Oral presentation: “Ascitic fluid culture after centrifugation in children with liver disease: Is it better than routine bedside method?” at 4th National conferenceof  Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON 2017) at Guwahati, India 

4. Oral presentation: “Ascites in extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: an unexplored entity; natural history and outcome” at 4th National conference of Indian Society of  Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON 2017) at  Guwahati, India


5. Oral presentation: “Prognostic scoring systems and outcome of radiological intervention of chronic Budd-Chiari Syndrome in children: A first time application” at  3rd National conference of Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHANCON 2016) at Kolkata, India 

6. Poster: “Differentiation between Crohn’s Disease and Intestinal Tuberculosis in  Children” at Inflammatory bowel disease summit 2016 at Hyderabad, India 

7. Case presentation: “infant with acute liver failure” at 2nd national conference of  Clinical Scenarios in Pediatric Liver Disease (CPSLD) 2015 at New Delhi, India 8. Oral award paper presentation: Epidemiology and outcome of pediatric in-hospital  cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Northern India at 33rd Annual Conference of IAP  UP state Branch, UP PEDICON, 3rd and 4th November 2012 at Agra, India 

Publications

Original articles: 8 (peer-reviewed Indexed Journals) 

1. Singh SK, Poddar U, Mishra R, Srivastava A, Yachha SK. Ascitic Fluid Infection in  Children with Liver Disease: Time to Change Empirical Antibiotic policy: Hepatol Int.  doi.org/10.1007/s12072-019-09968-x. E-pub ahead of print. (Impact factor: 5.490) 

2. Singh SK, Sen Sarma M, Yadav R, Kumar S, Prasad R, Yachha SK, Srivastava A,  Poddar U. Prognostic scoring systems and outcome of endovascular radiological  intervention of chronic Budd-Chiari Syndrome in children. Liver Int. 2018;38:1308-1315  (Impact factor: 5.542) 

3. Singh SK, Srivastava A, Rai P, Yachha SK, Poddar U. Yield of endoscopic ultrasound  in children and adolescents with acute recurrent pancreatitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol  Nutr 2018;66:461-65 (Impact factor: 3.015) 

4. Singh SK, Srivastava A, Kumari N, Poddar U, Yachha SK, Pandey CM. Differentiation  Between Crohn Disease and Intestinal Tuberculosis in Children. J Pediatr  Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:e6-e11 (Impact factor: 3.015) 

5. Singh SK, Borkar B, Srivastava A, Mathias A, Yachha SK, , Poddar U. Need for  recognizing atypical manifestations of childhood sporadic acute viral hepatitis  warranting differences in management. Eur J Pediatr 2018;178:61-67 (Impact factor:  2.24) 

6. Poddar U, Singh S, Pawaria A, Srivastava A and Surender K Yachha. Aetiological  spectrum, clinical differentiation and efficacy of polyethylene glycol over lactulose in  children with constipation:Experience of 316 cases. J. Paediatr. Child Health 2018  (doi:10.1111/jpc.14099) (Impact factor: 1.688) 

7. Singh SK, Kumar R, Koonwar S. Epidemiology and outcome of pediatric in-hospital  cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Northern India. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care  2013;2:55–61 

8. Singh SK, Sen Sarma M, Yachha SK, Srivastava A, Poddar U. Late-onset Hepatic  Failure in Children: Risk Factors that determine the outcome. Dig Dis 2020. DOI  (Impact factor: 2.908) 

Review article: 1 

Singh SK and Yachha SK. A review of constipation in children. Indian Journal of  Practical Pediatrics 2018;20:6-10



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