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Dr. Singal is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of Hepatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is an expert in hepatocellular carcinoma and serves as the Medical Director of the UT Southwestern Liver Tumor Program. He has obtained NIH funding, DOD funding, and state-level funding examining the HCC care continuum, ranging from HCC prevention to screening and early detection to treatment and survivorship. Dr. Singal has published over 150 scientific papers regarding HCC screening and treatment. For his work, he has been awarded the David Bruton Professorship in Clinical Cancer Research and Blue Faery Award for Excellence in Liver Cancer Research.


Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School (2003)
University of Washington School of Medicine (2006), Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center (2009), Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Medical Center (2010), Transplant Hepatology

Research Interest

  • Effectiveness of surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Impact of patient and physician knowledge/attitudes on receipt of care
  • Quality of care in the cirrhotic patient


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Honors & Awards

  • UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Outstanding Research Mentor
  • Blue Faery Award for Excellence in Liver Cancer Research
  • International Liver Cancer Association Junior Investigator Award
  • Lyman Bilhartz Memorial Teaching Award
  • Super Doctors Rising Stars
  • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
  • AASLD Advanced Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Huesby Teaching Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International Liver Cancer Association (2007)
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2006)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (2006)