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Dr. Shivendra Singh

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (General Surgery), Fellow (Liver Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery)

Senior Consultant & Chief of GI Oncosurgery & Liver Transplant Services and Director Academics

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Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049


Dr. Shivendra Singh is a leading expert in GI Oncosurgery and Liver Transplant Services in Delhi. He has special interest in management of liver & pancreatic tumors, radical surgery for gallbladder cancer, laparoscopic surgery for GI malignancies and liver transplantations.

He is having more than 28 years experience in Department of GI Oncology. He is an active member of various international liver societies and reputed faculty speaker.

Dr Shivendra has more than 100 publications to his credit and has made more than 150 presentations in national and international conferences.

Specialized Areas

  • Gastro-intestinal Oncosurgery
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • HepatoBiliary Surgery

Educational Background

  • MBBS –King George’s Medical College , Lucknow, India
  • MS (General Surgery) – King George’s Medical College , Lucknow, India
  • DNB (General Surgery) – King George’s Medical College , Lucknow, India
  • MCh (Gastrointestinal Surgery)- GB Pant Hospital &Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
  • Clinical Fellow (Department of HPB Surgery & Liver Transplantation) – Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  • Clinical Fellow (Department of Digestive Surgery) – Montsouris Institute, University of Paris, France
  • Clinical Fellow (Division of Liver Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery) – Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


  • 1999 Jan – 1999 April – Senior Resident Surgical Oncology – Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute,New Delhi, India
  • 1999 – 2001 – Senior Resident Surgical Gastroenterology Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, Lucknow , India
  • 2001 – 2004 – Senior Resident Gastrointestinal Surgery – GB Pant Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
  • 2005 – 2007 – Assistant Professor HPB Surgery & Liver Transplantation – Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • 2007 – 2010 – Assistant Professor HPB Services & Liver Transplantation – Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • 2010 – 2011 – Associate Professor HPB Services & Liver Transplantation – Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • Sep 2011 – Till Now – Senior Consultant & Chief, GI Oncosurgery& Liver Transplantation – Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, India

Professional Journey


  • Honors in General Surgery in Medical School Examination (MBBS)
  • Honors in Preventive and Social Medicine in Medical School Examination (MBBS)



  • French Government Scholarship Award – University of Paris,
  • ‘Soudavar Memorial Fellowship’ Award – Kettering Cancer Center, New York
  • Travelling Fellowship Award – 2nd International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference –Washington



  • Singh KJ, Singh S, Jain S, Tyagi S, Puri S, Narang P, Agarwal AK. Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm in chronic pancreatitis – a rare presentation. Asian Oceanian Journal of Radiology 2004;9:101-105
  • Chakraborty P, Sakhuja P, Kundra A, Jain A, Singh S, Anuradha A, Agarwal A, Kar P. Non-familial juvenile polyposis with histological evidence of adenomatous transformation – a case report . Tropical Gastroenterology 2004;25:170-171
  • Singh S, Bhojwani R, SinghS, Bhatnagar A, Saran RK, Agarwal AK. Skeletal metastasis   in gall bladder cancer. HPB 2007; 9: 71-72
  • Agarwal AK, Mandal S, Singh S, Bhojwani R, Sakhuja P, Uppal R. Biliary obstruction in gall bladder cancer is not sine qua non of inoperability. Ann SurgOncol. 2007 Oct;14(10):2831-7]
  • Krishnasamy R, Agarwal S, Singh S, Puri S, Sakhuja P, Agarwal AK. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma associated with pancreatic ductal intraepithelial neoplasia: report of a case. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2007 Oct;6(5):553-6
  • Agarwal AK, Singh S, Agarwal S, Gupta V. Management of patients of post cholecystectomy benign biliary stricture complicated by portal hypertension. Am J Surg. 2008 Apr;195(4):421-6
  • Singh S, SachdevAK, Chaudhary A, Agarwal AK. Palliative surgical bypass for unresectableperiampullary malignancy. – Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2008; 7: 308-312
  • Agarwal AK, Krishnasamy R, Agarwal S, Singh S. Significance of splenic vein thrombosis in chronic pancreatitis . Am J Surg. 2008 Aug;196(2):149-54
  • Singh S, Agarwal AK.-“Gallbladder Cancer: The Role of Laparoscopy and Radical Resection”- letter to editor- Ann Surg 2009; 250(3): 494-95
  • Choledochal cyst with large stone cast and portal hypertension. Singh S, Kheria LS, Puri S, Puri AS, Agarwal AK. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2009 Dec;8(6):647-9.
  • Cholelithiasis in gallbladder cancer: Coincidence, cofactor, or cause. Shrikhande S.V. ,Barreto S.G, Singh S, Udwadia T.E, Agarwa A.K.. EJSO 2010;36:514-9
  • Portal biliopathy: a study of 39 surgically treated patients. Agarwal AK, Sharma D, Singh S, Agarwal S, Girish SP. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Jan;13(1):33-9
  • Hepatic Hydatid: PAIR, Drain or Resect? Gupta N, Javed A, Puri S, Jain S, Singh S, Agarwal AK. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Aug 9.
  • Management of hypersplenism in non-cirrhotic portal hypertension: a surgical series. Rajalingam R, Javed A, Sharma D, Sakhuja P, Singh S, Nag HH, Agarwal AK. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2012 Apr;11(2):165-71.
  • All cholecystectomy specimens must be sent for histopathology to detect inapparent gallbladder cancer. Agarwal AK, Kalayarasan R, Singh S, Javed A, Sakhuja P. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Apr;14(4):269-73
  • p53 and beta-catenin expression in gallbladder tissues and correlation with tumor progression in gallbladder cancer. Ghosh M, Sakhuja P, Singh S, Agarwal AK. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan-Feb;19(1):34-9.
  • Analysis of Notch and TGF-β Signaling Expression in Different Stages of Disease Progression During Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Trehanpati N, Shrivastav S, Shivakumar B, Khosla R, Bhardwaj S, Chaturvedi J, Sukriti, Kumar B, Bose S, Mani Tripathi D, Das T, Sakhuja P, Rastogi A, Bhihari C, Singh S, Gupta S, Kottilil S, Sarin SK. ClinTranslGastroenterol. 2012 Oct 4;3:e23
  • Endosonographic evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesion. Bhatia V, Rastogi A, Bohari C, Singh S. Journal of digestive endpscopyc. 2011; 2: Suppl 1
  • The Initial Indian Experience with Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC in the Treatment of Peritoneal Metastases. Bhatt A, Mehta S, Seshadri RA, Sethna K, Zaveri S, Rajan F, Mahajan V, Singh S, Raj EH, Sugarbaker PH.Indian J SurgOncol. 2016 Jun;7(2):160-5.
  • Effective Downsizing of a Gastroesophageal GIST Using Neoadjuvant. ImatinibMesylate: a Case Report.Asif S, Gupta N, Gupta G, Mehta A, Singh S.J Gastrointest Cancer. 2016 Mar 2
  • Lifestyle and Sporadic Colorectal Cancer in India.Sinha R, Doval DC, Hussain S, Kumar K, Singh S, Basir SF, Bharadwaj M.Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(17):7683-8.
  • Primary GIST of the liver masquerading as primary intra-abdominal tumour: a rare extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumour (EGIST) of the liver.Louis AR, Singh S, Gupta SK, Sharma A. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Sep;45(3):392-4


  • Association of Surgeons of India ()
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (S-152)
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association – Indian Chapter- (471)
  • International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists & Oncologists

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