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Sunil Singhal, MD

Sunil Singhal, MD Physician

Director, Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory William Maul Measey Associate Professor in Surgical Research

Dr. Singhal is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Sunil Singhal

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Thoracic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2006
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Anomalies of Diaphragm
  • Anterior Mediastinotomy
  • Asbestosis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Bronchogenic Cysts
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer of the Mediastinum
  • Chest Wall Abscess
  • Chest Wall Disorder
  • Chest Wall Lump
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Closure of Diaphragmatic Fistula
  • Closure of External Fistula of Trachea
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Contusion of Chest Wall
  • Correction of Pectus Deformity
  • Decortication of Lung
  • Diaphragm Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endobronchial Stent Placement
  • Endobronchial Valve Insertion
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophageal Perforation
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Excision of Bronchus
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Extrapleural Pneumonectomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Flail Chest
  • Foreign Body in Esophagus
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hamartoma of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
  • Large Cell Cancer of the Lung
  • Laser Resection of Airway Tumors
  • Ligation of Bronchus
  • Lung (Chest) Biopsy
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Lung Contusion
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Tumors
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Main Bronchus
  • Mallory Weiss Tear
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Mediastinal Disorders
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinitis
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma Surgery
  • Metastatic Tumors to the Lungs
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Needle Procedure
  • Open Biopsy of Bronchus
  • Open Biopsy of Lesion of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy of Lung
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pectus Carinatum
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion (Fluid in the Lung)
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter
  • Plication of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication of the Diaphragm
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Repair of Diaphragm
  • Revision of Tracheostomy
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Sarcoma of the Lung
  • Sequestrum of Lung
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cancer of the Lung
  • Sternal Fracture
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Thoracoplasty
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracostomy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Stent Placement
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula Repair
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Tracheoplasty
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research, National American Association for the Advancement of Science, National American College of Chest Physicians, National American College of Surgeons, National American Foundation for Cancer Research, Philadelphia, PA, National American Medical Association, National American Society of Clinical Investigation, National Association for Academic Surgery, National General Thoracic Club, National International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, International International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, International Pennsylvania Society of Thoracic Surgery, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of Clinical Surgery, National Society of Surgical Oncology, National Society of Thoracic Surgeons, National Society of Thoracic Surgery Workforce for Evidence-Based Surgery, National Society of University Surgeons, National The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Singhal is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Thoracic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 6th Fl., White Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4767
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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