EXCELLENCE

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Cardiology (National Board of Examinations)
    * DNB trainee from Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi*
  3. MBBS & MD (Medicine), S.N. Medical College, Agra
  4. Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  5. Fellow of Society of Coronary Angiography & Interventions (FSCAI)
  6. Member of Heart Rhythm Society, USA (HRS)
  7. Lifetime Member of APHRS
  8. Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  9. Lifetime Member of CSI

THESIS

Thesis & Dessertation (MD – Medicine)

Diagnosis of Abdominal Tuberculosis with Anti BCG (Bacillus Calemette-Guerin) Antiserum based Elisa method for Tubercular Antigen in Ascitic Fluid.

PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENTS

Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Community Outreach Programs

  • Attended over 250+ Community Outreach Programs in rural areas and examined several hundred cardiac / non-cardiac patients.
  • Performed nearly 750+ bed side adult and pediatric echoes.
  • Delivered 35 – 40 public awareness talk and received various allocades.

SPECIAL MENTION

Recently Got Awarded as ‘Best Cardiologist In Rajasthan’ at 7th Global Excellence Awards held at New Delhi. The award was presented by honorable  Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare- Ashwini Kumar Choubey.

  • Received distinction award from Banarsi Das Gupta, the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.)
  • Also received allocades from Morarji Desai and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad – Former Prime Minister and President of India, for exquisite paintings presented to them. 
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology, FACC.
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, FSCAI.
  • Received 3rd best Clinical Paper award at Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society(APHRS) 2012, Taipei for – Correlation of Quantity and Distribution of Epicardial Left Atrium Fat with Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Nest in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.
  • Invited as Faculty in Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society(APHRS), 2013 at Hong Kong and delivered a lecture on ‘Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation in patient’s with Systolic Heart Failure.
  • Invited as Faculty in Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS) Conference, 2013 in Chennai to present a challenging case on Pseudo Atrial Flutter and to chair a session on Electrophysiology Study and Radiofrequency Ablation (EPS + RFA).
  • Invited as Faculty every year in Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society(APHRS) to deliver lecture on various topics related to Heart rhythm and its Disorders.

ACADEMIC HONOURS

  • Distinction in Biochemistry, Obstetrics and Gynecology (MBBS).
  • Paper Medal in ENT / Ophthalmology (Final professional MBBS)
  • Secured Rank 103 in All India Premedical entrance test and 1st rank in Agra.
  • Secured Rank 313 in All India Post Graduate (PG) entrance exams and 44th in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) Post Graduate (PG) entrance exams.

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

Abstracts and Paper Presentation (National and International)

  • Correlation of Ejection Fraction (EF) calculation by ECG, M-Mode and modified Simpson’s Formula- CSI 2005
  • 3 Abstracts of Electrophysiology accepted in XIV Conference in Rome 2010 
  • Presented Case report at Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS) 2011, Bangalore titled –Intrapericardial ICD implantation in an infant with congenital long QT syndrome – An alternative technique

CLINICAL ORAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS

At Cardiological Society of India Conference, Mumbai, India  2011

  1. At Cardiological Society of India Conference, Mumbai, India  2011

    • Variability In The Anatomy Of Coronary Venous System Might Influence Final LV Lead Position In Ischemic Versus Non Ischemic Cardiomyopathy – Our  Experience 
      R Singhal; A Jaswal; A Saxena
      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India
    • Selection of ICD recipients – Gender Discrimination Single Center Experience Of Four Years (2007 – 2011)
      R Singhal; A Jaswal; A Saxena
      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India
  2. At Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society, Taipei, Taiwan 2012

    • Correlation of Quantity and Distribution of Epicardial Left Atrium Fat with AF Nest in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
      Rahul Singhal MD, Lo Li Wei MD, HM Tsao MD, Yenn Jiang Lin MD, SL Chang MD, YF Hu MD, Shih-Ann Chen, MD
      Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
      * Judged as 3rd best clinical oral presentation at APHRS, 2012.

POSTER PRESENTAIONS

  1. At World Society of Arrhythmias ICPES 2011 Athens, Greece

    Published in International Journal Pace Nov, 2011

      • Demographic Profile of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Recipients at our Centre- 5 years (2006-2011) Experience. 
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

      • Selection of ICD Recipients-Gender Discrimination. Single Centre Experience of 4 years (2007-2011).
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

      • Electrocardiographic Findings, Co morbidities and Device Therapies in Octogenarians ICD Recipients in Indian Population- 4 years experience.
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

      • Performance of Active vs Passive Fixation Leads in Pacemaker Recipients-Acute and Chronic Parameters, Our Centre Experience of 10 years (2001-2011)
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

      • Adverse Events related to Tined vs Screw in Leads in patients receiving Device implants – Gender Differences
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

      • Patient Profile and Implantation Trends in Recipient of Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators In India at our Institute: 2006-2011
        Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

    • Gender differences in the clinical characteristics and Atrio-Ventricular Nodal Conduction Properties in patients with Atrio-Ventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT)
      Singhal R, Jaswal A, Saxena A
      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India
  2. AT CARDIOSTIM, NICE, FRANCE 2012

      • Head-up tilt testing (HUTT): Age and Gender Differences – 5 years Experience at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
        Singhal R; Jaswal A; Saxena A
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

     

    • Left ventricular function and Quality of life after Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) based on Electrocardiographic and Echocardiographic changes; Our centre experience
      Singhal R; Jaswal A; Saxena A
      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
  3. AT ASIA PACIFIC HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY, TAIPEI, TAIWAN 2012

      • Electrophysiological Mechanism of Colchicine on Suppression of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Rabbit Model
        Rahul Singhal MD, Shih-Lin Chang MD, Eric Chong MD, SH Liu MD, Trung Le Ha MD, WL Lin MD, Chiao-Po Hsu MD, PhD, Yu-Jun Lai PhD, Hung-I Yeh PhD, M.D., Yao Chang Chen MSc, Shih Ann Chen MD, Yi-Jen Chen MD, PhD
        Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan;  Institute of Clinical Medicine and Department of Medicine, National Yang-MingUniversity School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

     

      • Pacing parameters in Tined versus Screw-in leads in patients receiving Pacemakers – Gender Differences
        Rahul Singhal, Aparna Jaswal, Anil Saxena
        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

     

    • Gender differences in Pacing parameters and related Adverse events in Tined versus Screw-in leads in patients receiving ICD implant (2001-2011)
      Rahul Singhal, Aparna Jaswal, Anil Saxena
      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

REVIEW ARTICLE

  • Wide QRS Tachycardia – Diagnosis & Management, to be published in Elsevier

CO AUTHOR IN PAPERS AND CASES

  • Electrophysiological Mechanisms for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Suppression Using Resveratrol in Langendorff Rabbit Heart Model- Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS) 2012
  • Comparison of LA Volume with 3D Electroanatomical Mapping and CT Imaging and Factors Predicting Change in LA Volume Pre and Post Ablation- Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS) 2012
  • Atrial Fibrillation in a Patient with Dextrocardia and Secundum Atrial Septal Defect- Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS) 2012

CO INVESTIGATOR IN VARIOUS RESEARCH TRIALS

  • Attain
  • Validate
  • EVIA-MRI
  • Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS)- Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Registry
  • Optimind
  • Shockless Study