Dr. Singla specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, and medical and cosmetic dermatology. A native North Carolinian, he obtained a bachelor of science degree from East Carolina University as part of a combined bachelor of science/doctor of medicine program, graduating summa cum laude.

Subsequently, he obtained his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship in recognition for his service to the community. He completed his internal medicine internship at Vidant Medical Center before moving to St. Louis to complete his specialty training in dermatology at Washington University. Afterwards, he completed his fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at UNC Chapel Hill, where he received extensive training in minimally invasive surgical removal of skin cancers and facial reconstruction. Dr. Singla is an active member of the dermatology community, having volunteered at multiple local skin cancer screenings, as well as publishing and presenting research at several national conferences. He is a frequent contributor to the Dermatology News and American Academy of Dermatology’s Dialogues in Dermatology publications. In his spare time, Dr. Singla enjoys biking, tennis, and photography.

Select Publications

Singla P, Tuite G, Hurst E, Council ML. Clinical Characteristics of Basal Cell Carcinomas of the Female Vulva: An Institutional Retrospective Review. Oral presentation at: American Society of Dermatologic Surgery; 2019 October 24-27; Chicago, Illinois.

Michalski M, Singla P, Kyllo R, Carr D, Hurst E. Patient Satisfaction in Cosmetic Procedures Performed by Dermatology Residents. Oral presentation at: American Society of Dermatologic Surgery; 2019 October 24-27; Chicago, Illinois.

Singla P, Dietert JB, Hurst EA. Cells to Surgery Quiz: January 2018. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Jan; 138(1):e11.

Singla P, and Council ML. Sun Safety Education as a Public Health Initiative. Oral presentation at: Cosmetic Surgery Forum; 2017 November 29-December 2; Las Vegas, Nevada.

Singla P, and Council ML. Sun Safety Education as a Public Health Initiative. Cosmetic Surgery Forum. Poster. November 2017.

Singla P, McCoy W, Zhang M, Schaffer A, Musiek A. Methotrexate-Induced Cutaneous Ulcertion In a Non-Psoriatic Patient. Missouri Dermatological Society. Poster. September 2016.

Kachare SD, Singla P, Vohra NA, Zervos EE, Wong JH, Fitzgerald TL. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy is Prognostic but not Therapeutic for Thick Melanoma. Surgery. 2015 September; 158(3); 662-8.

Singla P, Cohen B. “Purple Papules Pop After Antibiotic Course.” Contemporary Pediatrics. Web. December 2014. http://contemporarypediatrics.modernmedicine.com/contemporary-pediatrics/news/purple-papules-pop-after-antibiotic- course?page=0,1.

Singla P, Kachare SD, Fitzgerald TL, Zeri RS, Haque E. Reconstruction Using a Pedicled Upper Arm Fillet Flap After Excision of a Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor: A Case Report. World J Clin Cases. 2014 December 16; 2(12): 899- 902.

Kachare SD, Singla P, Brown L, Zervos E, Vohra N, Wong J, Fitzgerald TL. Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Thick Melanoma: Is it Necessary? 10th Annual Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. Poster. December 2014.

Singla P, Hsia L, Defazio J, Green WH, Vos P, Phillips CM. Seasonal Variation in the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Malignancies—A 30-Year Perspective. 73rd American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Poster. November 2014.


Education

MD, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Post Graduate

Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Dermatology Residency, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Preliminary Medicine Residency, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC