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Dr. Niti Singhal

Speciality / Department
Consultant Pathologist
Qualification / university-college
MBBS, MD – Maulana azad medical college, New Delhi, India
Postdoctral certificate course (cytopathology) – Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
additional –
DNB – National board of examinations, New Delhi, Visiting fellowship in gastro-pathology – University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Areas of interest
Cytopathology, Histopathology
Work experience
  • 2013-2017 –Lab Director and Specialist Anatomical and Clinical pathology, Brightpoint Royal women’s hospital, Abu Dhabi and NMC Specialty hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • 2007-2014 – Assistant professor of pathology, Govt. medical college and hospital, Chandigarh, India
  • 2006-2007 – Resident pathology, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
  • 2002 & 2004-2006 – Senior resident pathology, Maulana azad medical college, New Delhi, India
  • 2003 – Resident cytopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • Comprehensive knowledge and wide experience in providing all-round diagnostic pathology services. 33 publications in Histopathology, Cytopathology and Hematology.
  • Expertise in surgical pathology, cytopathology, hematology as well as clinical pathology, including transfusion services (blood bank). Skills in collecting specimens, reading slides on microscope, interpreting them and delivering test results to physicians and patients.
  • Extensive knowledge of microscopic interpretation and immunohistochemistry (IHC) of different types of specimens (FNAC, Fluids, Pap smears, biopsies from breast, thyroid, CNS, skin, GI, gynecology, renal and urinary tract tumors, etc).
  • Thorough experience in performance of as well as interpretation of FNACs and bone marrows.
  • Independent handling of all aspects of clinical pathology work with equipment and analyzers for running biochemistry, immunoassays, etc. Excellence in accreditation of laboratory work according to HAAD, ISO and JCI standards. Conducting and documenting all diagnostic studies, maintaining equipment, staff, and patient records.
  • An eye for detail with excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills. Comprehensive exposure in teaching Postgraduate MD Pathology, undergraduate MBBS &BSC MLT students.
Success stories
  • Setting up of laboratory at Brightpoint Royal Women’s hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • ISO accreditation for laboratory at Brightpoint Royal Women’s hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • Infection control coordinator for JCI at Brightpoint Royal Women’s hospital, Abu Dhabi
Articles published
  • Varma D, Nigam S, Singhal N, Mandal AK, Kakkar A. A report of two cases of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and synchronous parathyroid adenoma. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2006 Oct;49(4):635-6.
  • Dhingra K, Singhal N, Khurana N. Poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma coexisting with angiofibroma and spreading as intravascular emboli in its vessels. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006 Dec;126(12):1342-4.
  • Gupta S, Kumar N, Singhal N, Kaur R, Manektala U. Vaginal microflora in
    postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2006 Jul;49(3):457-61.
  • Gupta S, Kumar N, Singhal N, Manektala U, Jain S, Sodhani P. Cytohormonal and morphological alterations in cervicovaginal smears of postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy. Diagn Cytopathol. 2006 Oct;34(10):676-81.
  • Dhingra KK, Singhal N, Jain S. Unsuspected isolated breast hydatidosis: a cytological diagnosis. Cytopathology. 2006 Aug;17(4):213-5.
  • Sachdev R, Singhal N, Mandal AK. Congenital fibrosarcoma of the upper extremity– a case report and review of literature. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2005 Oct;48(4):474-6.
  • Singhal N, Singh T, Singh ZN, Shome DK, Gaiha M. Histomorphology of multiple myeloma on bone marrow biopsy. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2004 Jul;47(3):359-63.
  • Nigam S, Singhal N, Kumar Gupta S, Chhabra D, Manaktala U. Placental site
    trophoblastic tumor in a postmenopausal female – a case report. Gynecol Oncol. 2004 May;93(2):550-3.
  • Nigam S, Singhal N, Khurana N, Singh T. Hypereosinophilia in a patient of WilmsTumor on Treatment. Ind J Hemat & Blood Transf. 2003; 21(4): 157-158.
  • Sachdev R, Singhal N, Singh T, Singh ZN. Marrow fibrosis in Multiple Myeloma – A Case Report. Ind J Hemat & Blood Transf 2003; 21(3): 92-93.
  • Nigam S, Singhal N, Khurana N. Clinicopathological profile of Childhood Thyroid Neoplasms. JIMA (accepted for publication).
  • Dhingra K, Sachdev R, Singhal N, Nigam S, Jain S: Myeloma presenting as bilateral pleural effusion-A Cytological Diagnosis. J Cytol 2007; 24(1)
  • Handa U, Singhal N, Punia RPS, Garg S, Mohan H. Cytologic features and differential diagnosis in a case of extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. Acta Cytol 2009;53: 704-706.
  • Singhal N, Bansal C, Punia RPS, Attri AK. Malignant eccrine spiradenoma- A case report. Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal Dec 2009;5(2):13.
  • Singhal N, Tahlan A, Bansal C, Handa U, D’Cruz S. Coexistence of leukemia
    infiltration and extramedullary hematopoiesis in a lymphnode: A cytological diagnosis. J Cytol 2011; 28(3): 138-41.
  • Singhal N, Dhingra N, Handa U, Mohan H, Singhal S. Fine needle aspiration cytology of spindle cell carcinoma of the tongue: a case report with emphasis on the diagnostic difficulties. Cytopathology 2010, 21, 130–132
  • Singhal N, Handa U, Bansal C, Mohan H. Neutrophil phagocytosis by tumor Cells—A cytological study. Diagn. Cytopathol 2011;39:553–555.
  • Mundi I, Singhal N, Handa U, Mohan H. Diagnosis of pilonidal sinus on fine needle aspiration cytology. Cytopathology 2011; DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2303.2011.00938.x.
  • Singhal N, Mohan S, Lehl GK, Nagarkar N. Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Gingiva: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, April-June 2011;23(2):159-161.
  • Singhal N, Mundi IK, Handa U, Punia RPS, Mohan H. FNA in Diagnosis of Orbital Lesions Causing Proptosis in Adults. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2011 40 (10):861-4 (2012), PMID 21485026
  • Mundi IK, Singhal N, Punia RPS, Dalal U, Mohan H. Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Spleen: A Rare Case Diagnosed on FNAC. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2011; 2011 May 11. doi: 10.1002/dc.21719.
  • Handa U, Tiwari A, Singhal N, Mohan H, Kaur R. Utility of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in splenic lesions. Diagn Cytopathol ():n/a-n/a (2011), PMID21953852.
  • Aggarwal D, Dalal U, Mohapatra PR, Singhal N. Intra-thoracic desmoid tumor. Lung India 29(2):160-2 (2012), PMID 22628932.
  • Handa U, Khurana U, Singhal N, Punia RPS, Mohan H. Cytologic diagnosis of intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia: a report of two cases and review of cytologic literature. Acta Cytol 56(2):199-203 (2012).
  • Singhal N, Raghuvanshi G, Handa U, Punia RPS, Singhal S. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Useful Technique for Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Head and Neck Pathol 2013; (DOI) 10.1007/s12105-013- 0434-3.
  • Goel P, Tandon R, Saha PK, Prabhakar S, Goel B, Kaur R, Kaur N, Singhal N. A rare case of ovarian and pelvic filariasis. Trop Doct July 2013; 43: 108-109.
  • Kranti Garg, Prasanta R. Mohapatra, Niti Singhal, Deepak T.H. and Deepak
    Aggarwal. Pulmonary Hamartoma. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2013; 55: 215-216.
  • P.R. Mohapatra, Kranti Garg, Niti Singhal, D. Aggarwal, R. Gupta, A. Khurana and A.K. Janmeja. Tuberculosis Lymphadenitis in a Well Managed Case of Sarcoidosis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2013;55:217-220.
  • Handa U 1 , Kundu R, Singhal N, Mohan H. Diagnosis of filariasis on cytology: a series of 24 cases. Tropical Doctor. 2014 Apr;44(2):92-5. doi:10.1177/0049475513516951.
  • Reetu Kundu, Niti Singhal, Uma Handa, Rajpal Singh Punia, Harsh Mohan.
    Signet ring gastric carcinoma with scalp metastasis: A case report. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery. 2016; 5(1): doi: 10.5455/aces.20131203123228
  • Niti Singhal, Uma Handa, Neha Kawatra Madan, Rajpal Singh Punia , Arjun
    Dass.Cytological diagnosis of Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma: a case series. Journal of Cranio-maxillary Diseases. accepted for publication.
  • Ekta Jain, Harsh Mohan, Niti Singhal. The utility of vapor fixation for cell block preparation in fine needle aspiration of malignant lesions of lymph nodes; Journal of Histotechnology.
  • Rajpal Singh Punia, Reetu Kundu, Niti Singhal, Harsh Mohan. Giant Cell Tumor of Soft Tissues with Neurofibromatosis: A Case Report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2014; 3(3): 190-192
Dr R.P Mathur Memorial Award for Best III-Yr Outgoing Junior Resident in Pathology
Reading, gardening and badminton
Languages fluent
Hindi, English