Batesville, Arkansas – (December 14, 2017) Shailendra Singh, MD, Rheumatology was recently inducted as a fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Dr. Singh is a Rheumatologist at the WRMC Rheumatology Clinic. The ACP recognizes fellows for achievements in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties.
Dr. Singh joined WRMC in 2015. As a Rheumatologist, Dr. Singh is trained to treat patients experiencing musculoskeletal diseases, rheumatic diseases, or other diseases that cause pain, stiffness, and/or swelling of the joints, muscles, and bones. Singh treats common rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoarthritis, vasculitis, and many more.
Dr. Singh joins WRMC Internal Medicine physicians, Seth Barnes, MD; Jyoti Chaudhary, MD; Gilbert Kamoga, MD; Miguel Villagra, MD; and Luis Quiel, MD, as ACP fellows.
Dr. Singh is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India. He completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Virginia.
Fellows are elected upon the recommendation of their peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee. They often use “FACP” – Fellow of the American College of Physicians – after their names in recognition of this honor.
ACP is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 143,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
WRMC is a 224-bed regional referral center and the flagship facility of White River Health System (WRHS). WRHS is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving residents throughout North Central Arkansas. The system includes hospitals, outpatient facilities, primary care and specialty physician office practices, and senior citizen centers. WRHS is a member of the Premier Alliance, the American Hospital Association, and the Arkansas Hospital Association and licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health.