Bhavana Singh, MD, Joins Care Team at Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center

Prior to attending medical school, Singh studied in London and traveled to Ghana and Tanzania for research in the field ...

BY ELIZABETH BARTOLAI

When faced with a difficult diagnosis, people can turn to Bhavana Singh, MD, for compassionate, expert care.

A highly qualified specialist in hematology oncology, Singh treats people with a blood disorder or cancer.

“I chose oncology because I found myself drawn to the therapeutic potential of the field. I am excited by the ongoing advances, and I look forward to offering those leading-edge treatments to my patients,” she says of her specialty.

Because her core philosophy on care is patient centered, Singh works closely with other medical team members toward a goal of delivering exceptional care.

Mapping her education and training

Singh earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., where she also completed her residency and internship. Her medical degree is from University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Singh completed a fellowship in hematology oncology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Prior to attending medical school, Singh studied in London and traveled to Ghana and Tanzania for research in the field of global health. In addition to English, she speaks French and Telugu.

Journey to medicine

While conducting research in impoverished settings, Singh realized that having a medical degree would allow her to offer more to help people. “I saw that with having a medical degree, I could have a closer connection with patients,” she says.

“My journey to a career in medicine was a bit roundabout. I started out with an interest in global health which led me to better understand the global factors that play a role in the delivery of health care while studying the pathophysiology of disease...

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