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Aarti A. Singla, M.D., M.B.A.

Aarti A. Singla, M.D., M.B.A.

9378 S. Mason Montgomery Rd #339
Mason, Ohio 45040

Phone(513) 516-7501

Website https://www.aartisinglamd.com/

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Aarti A. Singla, M.D., M.B.A. is a dual Board-Certified, Johns Hopkins Trained, Physiatrist and Pain Medicine physician specializing in interventional and chronic pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and rehabilitation.

Dr. Singla is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (ABPMR) and a certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME). She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine.

Additional Certifications include: Regenerative Competency by American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME).

She holds active medical licenses in Ohio and Kentucky.

Dr. Singla has 10+ years experience in medical practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. She has 5+ years experience conducting medico-legal work.
Areas of expertise include: Spine Injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve Blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care, Regenerative Medicine, Herniated Discs, Radiofrequency Ablation, Epidural Steroid Injections, Hip Pain, and Knee Pain.

Services

Dr. Singla serves as an expert witness or pre-disclosure consultant to assist attorneys to evaluate their clients' cases, informing settlement negotiations or the trier of fact. Her practice services include:

· Medical Malpractice/Standard of Care

· Causation with reasonable medical certainty

. Work-related injury assessment

. Scientific analysis

· Appropriateness of care and treatment redirection issues

· File review/medical record review and consulting opinion

· Litigation support including consults with attorney, depositions, and testimony

· Peer-reviewed scientific literature review and evidenced-based opinions

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Compression Fracture, Cervical Spondylosis – “Popping and Crunching”, Cervical Whiplash Injury, Cervical Stenosis, Pain Medicine, Sciatica, Sacroiliac Joint Disorders, Trochanteric Bursitis, Neuropathy, Osteoarthritis of The Hip, Piriformis Syndrome, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis, Osteoporosis and Compression fractures, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulators, Ultrasound Guided Joint Injections and Soft Tissue Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Piriformis Injections, Sacroiliac Joint Injections.

Profile

Dr. Singla specializes in comprehensive non-surgical care for spine-related issues, joint pain, and a wide variety of pain syndromes. She opines in medical-legal matters about diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, standard of care, and matters related to areas of her medical specialization including treatment of pain and rehabilitation admissions. She also performs Independent medical evaluations as well.

Dr. Singla grew up in Cincinnati and attended an accelerated undergraduate/medical school program at Youngstown State University and Northeastern Ohio Medical University, graduating in just six years with both degrees. She then completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a subsequent fellowship in pain management at the University of Kentucky.

She served as Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit with the Wilmington Physicians Group in Ohio when she began the EMBA program before joined Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in July 2015.

She is a dual Board-Certified Johns Hopkins Trained Physiatrist and Pain Medicine physician specializing in interventional and chronic pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and rehabilitation. She is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (ABPMR) and a certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME).

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine.

Additional Certifications include: Regenerative Competency by American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME).

Areas Served

National

Professional Experience

BEACON ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE, Cincinnati, OH 2021-Present
Private Practice Physiatrist

WELLINGTON ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS MEDICINE, Cincinnati, OH 2015-2021
Executive Board Member
Committee Member: OrthoBiologics and Spine Committee for Mercy Health

CLINTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Wilmington, OH 2012- 2014
Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
Interventional Spine and Rehabilitation

PREMIER CARE ORTHOPEDICS, St. Louis, MO 2009 – 2010
Private Practice Physiatrist


Licenses

Active licenses in Ohio and Kentucky.


Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association


Qualifications

UNIVERSITY of KENTUCKY, Lexington, KY
ACGME Accredited Fellowship in Anesthesiology Pain Medicine, January- December 2011

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Baltimore, MD
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2005 - June 2008

AKRON GENERAL MEDICICAL CENTER, Akron, OH
Internship in Internal Medicine, July 2004 – June 2005

NORTHEASTERN OHIO UNIVERSITIES COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Rootstown, OH
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 2004

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, Youngstown, OH
Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) (6 Year Accelerated BS/MD Program), 2000

• President's Scholarship and Dean's List


Awards & Honors

Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors 2022, 2019


Seminars & Training

Additional Certifications: Certified Independent Medical Examiner from the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
Regenerative Competency Certified from American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians


Publications

Amol Soin, MD, Srinivas Vuppala, MD, Gregory Surfield, MD, Ricardo Buenoventura, MD, Mark Malinowski, DO, Akash Rajaratnam, BS, Rahul Madan, DVM, Omar Khan, MS, Tammy Dann, DO, Aarti Singla, MD, Alex Escobar, MD, Humam Akbik, MD, Harsh Sachdeva, MD, Yasmeen Soin, JD, Shalini Shah, MD, Rajbir Minhas, MD, and Atul Chandoke, MD. Ohio Response to COVID-19 and Its Impact on Interventional Pain Management Practices. Pain Physician, 2020;23. ISSN 1533-3159.

Singla, A, Sloan, P. Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen for Pain Management. Journal of Opioid Management. January/February 2013. Pages 71-80.

Feldman, D, Gonzalez-Fernandez, M, Singla, A, Singh, S, Krabak, BJ. Hip and Pelvis Injuries in Special Populations. Hip and Pelvis Sports Medicine, Springer Publication. Chapter 9. (Review of hip and pelvis injuries in athletes with spinal cord injury, amputations, cerebral palsy and various other conditions).


Education

XAVIER UNIVERISTY, Cincinnati, OH, September 2014-December 2015
Master's in Business Administration

UNIVERSITY of KENTUCKY, Lexington, KY, January 2011-December 2011
ACGME Accredited Fellowship in Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Baltimore, MD, July 2005-June 2008
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

AKRON GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER, Akron, OH, July 2004-June 2005
Internship in Internal Medicine

NORTHEASTERN OHIO UNIVERSITIES COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Rootstown, OH
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 2004

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, Youngstown, OH
Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) (6 Year Accelerated BS/MD Program), 2000
• President's Scholarship and Dean's List




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