Currently serves as Vice President, Strategy in a large academic health system in the DC, Maryland, Delaware region. Dr. Singh came to the region after two years as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for a behavioral health care and addiction treatment system in Louisiana; serving more than 2,000 patients monthly as the largest addiction treatment center in Louisiana. In that capacity, he oversaw more than 350 inpatient beds and an array of residential treatment centers, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), intensive outpatient programs, sober living centers and detox centers.
Prior to that position, Dr. Singh worked at Johns Hopkins Health System leading Lean & Six Sigma and population health-based initiatives – transforming patient transportation and care delivery. From 2011 to 2016 he served in the Federal Government, including roles at the White House, Pentagon, Health and Human Services and the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he impacted health policy, operations and legislation on a national scale.
Dr. Singh holds master’s degrees from Brown University in Health Care Leadership (MS/MHL), Penn State in Business Administration (MBA), George Washington University in Public Health (MPH), and a Doctorate in Education with a focus on Health Care Leadership/Public Health Policy (EdD). In addition, he received his Lean & Six Sigma Green Belt from Johns Hopkins Health System, holds a Master’s Certificate in Negotiation Mastery from Harvard University, and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Dr. Singh brings a very unique experience in his path to leadership. Going from public service with AmeriCorps, to government work/health policy, to operations and lean & six sigma improvement projects, to corporate and system strategy. He has achieved his success at a young age by leveraging his experiences and education while striving for his targeted goal.
Currently a Board Certified Physician in both Neurology and Vascular Medicine, with fellowship training from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Sukhdeo Singh trained in Neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) and worked at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the Veterans Administration (VA), and a large comprehensive stroke center in the heart of the medical district (Methodist). Dr. Sukhdeo Singh served as the Chief Resident of her Neurology residency program. She has sat on committees for quality improvement (HCAHPS, JCO, etc.) and stroke core measures. She has published book chapters on stroke and depression, and is currently a Vascular Neurologist at a large academic medical center and also the Medical Director of a Primary Stroke Center.
Dr. Sukhdeo Singh brings a very unique experience through being a Canadian citizen and graduate of the University of Toronto. Once completing her undergraduate program, Sukhdeo Singh decided to attend medical school and was admitted into a Caribbean school. She faced several challenges that she not only overcame, but was top of her class. Sukhdeo Singh leveraged her clinical rotations as an opportunity to travel the country and gain insight at how different healthcare systems operate and provide the best possible care to their patients.
Sukhdeo Singh was recognized for excelling in her clinical rotations and was admitted into a Neurology residency program. Through her time at UTHSC she was appointed as a Chief Resident and recognized by her peers and attendings as one of the top in her class - also being noted as having the fastest TPA times in the hospital's history.
After finishing her rotations she started interviewing for Stroke Neurology Fellowships. Interviewing at over 20+ top-tier programs including: Harvard, Duke, Yale, Vanderbilt, NIH, Brown, UCLA, Cleveland Clinic, etc. - ending up selecting the NIH. These experiences are value-added benefits for our clients.