Sunny Singh, MD, Named Director of UAMS Baptist Health Cancer Center in North Little Rock
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Sept 13, 2022 | Sunny RK Singh, MD, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute as a hematologist/oncologist and director of the UAMS Baptist Health Cancer Center in North Little Rock.
Singh oversees all operations at the satellite cancer center jointly operated by the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and Baptist Health.
The center, which includes radiation therapy, medical oncology and an infusion clinic, is located at the Baptist Health Springhill Medical Plaza, 3401 Springhill Drive in North Little Rock. Singh joins a team of medical and radiation oncologists, nurses and radiation therapists from UAMS.
Fellowship trained in hematology and oncology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and at UAMS, Singh has expertise in treating various cancers and blood disorders. He was chief resident at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. He received his medical degree from King George’s Medical University in India.
“Dr. Singh will lead our clinical and research efforts at the UAMS Baptist Health Cancer Center,” said Michael Birrer, MD, Ph.D., Cancer Institute director and UAMS vice chancellor. Our partnership with Baptist Health allows us to reach more Arkansans battling cancer, and I know these patients are in good hands with Dr. Singh and his talented team.”
Among his many professional honors and associations, Singh is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. He is co-author of a textbook chapter and multiple peer-reviewed scientific journal articles on cancer research.
UAMS and Baptist Health announced the opening of the UAMS Baptist Health Cancer Center in North Little Rock in August 2021. The center provides hematology, medical oncology, infusion and radiation therapy services for most cancer types with the exception of full body radiation therapy and brachytherapy. More complex cancer treatments such as surgery and conditions requiring stem cell transplants are referred to UAMS for treatment.
Singh is accepting new patients. For appointments, call (501) 214-2170.
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