MD - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
DM - GSVM Medical College, Kanpur
Dr Yogendra Singh is an Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist in Uttarakhand, currently attached to Fortis Escorts Hospital in Dehradun. He has also been associated with the Himalayan Institute Hospital and was responsible for setting up its Division of Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Singh is credited with performing the first angioplasty and pacemaker implantation in the state of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand).
He studied at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, for the MBBS and MD degrees. He spent 18 months as Senior Resident in Cardiology at SGPGIMS Lucknow and then obtained the DM (Cardiology) superspeciality degree in 2004 from GSVM Medical College in Kanpur. This was followed by a six-month stint at Apollo Hospitals Colombo as Senior Registrar in Interventional Cardiology, and a year at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata, as Associate Consultant in Interventional Cardiology. Subsequently He worked as Consultant Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiology at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, and currently at Fortis Escorts Hospital in Dehradun.
He has attended a large number of workshops and conferences to further his knowledge and skills in his field of specialization. He has authored numerous review articles and made presentations of his research papers at conferences. He is a member of several medical associations, at the regional, national and international levels.