Ajay K. Singla MD, FACS, FRCSProgram Director, Urology Residency Program, Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Ajay Singla is currently Residency Program Director in the Department of Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, and Master of Surgery at Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, India. Prior to moving to United States, he received his urology and surgical training in United Kingdom.
He completed his Urology residency training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was named the Pfizer Resident Scholar. He also completed a clinical fellowship in neuro-urology and urodynamics at Emory University.
He began his academic medicine career at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He went on to become a full professor with the Department of Urology at Wayne State in Detroit. Before joining the Harvard Medical School Faculty and Department of Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in May 2017, he was a Program Director and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs at the University of Toledo Departments of Urology,
Dr. Singla enjoys mentoring medical students and remains committed to urology residents’ education and training, both in outpatient clinic settings and in the operating room. His teaching activities have focused in the field of female urology and voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder and men’s health. He has been invited to multiple international congresses as a guest speaker and proctor in teaching urologists globally in the field of male incontinence.
As a world renowned, board-certified clinician, Dr. Singla’s practice focuses on female urology and female pelvic floor reconstruction, including pelvic organ prolapse repair and male incontinence surgery. He has held numerous leadership positions for surgical organizations including International Continence Society (ICS), Indian American Urological Association (IAUA) and committee member at American Urological Association (AUA). He is the editor of the American Journal of Robotic Surgery and the International Archives of Urology and Complications. In addition, he serves on seven editorial boards including Neurourology and Urodynamics, Research and Reports in Urology, and the Medical and Surgical Urology Journal.
Dr. Singla remains involved in clinical research, and his research interest focuses on biological materials in sling surgery. He is also interested in male incontinence research and application of sling procedures in male incontinence.
Dr. Singla has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His urology textbook Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence – Evaluation and Management is the first of its kind with contributions from world-renowned surgeons.