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Kern Singh, MD

Kern Singh, MD
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Specialty:
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Spine Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Failed back and neck surgeries
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spine and back disorders
  • Spine surgery
  • Spine surgery, minimally invasive
  • Spine surgery, revision
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Incidence and Risk Factors for Post-Operative Delirium following Lumbar Spine Surgery.
    Fineberg SJ, Nandyala SV, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Sep 15
    38(20):1790-6.
  2. Complications of Spinal Fusion With Utilization of Bone Morphogenetic Protein: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
    Singh K, Ahmadinia K, Park D, Nandyala SV, Marquez-Lara A, Patel AA, Fineberg SJ
    Spine
    2013 Sep 10
  3. Clinical sequelae after rhBMP-2 use in a minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
    Singh K, Nandyala SV, Marquez-Lara A, Cha TD, Khan SN, Fineberg SJ, Pelton MA
    Spine J
    2013 Sep
    13(9):1118-25.
  4. Author Response to Romero-Perez et al Letter-to-the-Editor Titled "Incidence and Mortality of Cardiac Events after Cervical Spine Surgery: "Modern" Statistical Adjustment and the Risk of Missing the Mark"
    Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Oct 9
  5. Comparison Between Cervical Total Disc Replacement and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion of 1-2 Levels from 2002-2009.
    Nandyala SV, Marquez-Lara A, Fineberg SJ, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Oct 9
  6. Incidence and Risk Factors for Dysphagia following Anterior Cervical Fusion.
    Fineberg SJ, Marquez-Lara A, Nandyala SV, Patel AA, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Oct 1
    38(21):1820-5.
  7. The Incidence, Risk Factors, and Mortality Associated With Aspiration in Cervical Spine Surgery.
    Fineberg SJ, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 May 23
  8. Hospital Outcomes and Complications of Anterior and Posterior Cervical Fusion With Bone Morphogenic Protein.
    Fineberg SJ, Ahmadinia K, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Patient Perceptions of Physician Reimbursement for Spine Surgery.
    Badlani N, Foran JR, Phillips FM, Pelton M, Singh K, Garfin SR, Allen RT.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. The Incidence and Mortality of Peri-Operative Cardiac Events in Cervical Spine Surgery.
    Fineberg SJ, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Incidence and mortality of cardiac events in lumbar spine surgery.
    Fineberg SJ, Ahmadinia K, Patel AA, Oglesby M, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Jul 15
    38(16):1422-9.
  12. The Incidence and Mortality of Thromboembolic Events in Cervical Spine Surgery.
    Oglesby M, Fineberg SJ, Patel AA, Pelton MA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. The Incidence and Mortality of Thromboembolic Events in Lumbar Spine Surgery.
    Fineberg SJ, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Pelton MA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Outcomes of Cervical Spine Surgery in Teaching and Non-Teaching Hospitals.
    Fineberg SJ, Oglesby M, Patel AA, Pelton MA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Epidemiological Trends in Cervical Spine Surgery for Degenerative Disease Between 2002-2009.
    Oglesby M, Fineberg SJ, Patel AA, Pelton MA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013
    2013 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal hemorrhage after lumbar fusion.
    Fineberg SJ, Kurd MF, Patel AA, Singh K
    Spine
    2013 Aug 15
    38(18):1584-9.
  17. A comparison of perioperative costs and outcomes in patients with and without workers' compensation claims treated with minimally invasive or open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
    Pelton MA, Phillips FM, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012
    2012 Oct 15
    37(22):1914-9. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318257d490.
  18. Predictive factors of hospital stay in patients undergoing minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and instrumentation.
    Siemionow K, Pelton MA, Hoskins JA, Singh K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012
    2012 Nov 15
    37(24):2046-54. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31825c6688.
  19. Factors affecting reoperations after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion within and outside of a Federal Drug Administration investigational device exemption cervical disc replacement trial.
    Singh K, Phillips FM, Park DK, Pelton MA, An HS, Goldberg EJ.
    Spine J. 2012
    2012 May
    12(5):372-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2012.02.005. Epub 2012 Mar 16.
  20. Lumbar extracavitary corpectomy with a single stage circumferential arthrodesis: surgical technique and clinical series.
    Singh K, Park DK.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2012
    2012 Jul
    41(7):316-20.
  21. Minimally invasive thoracolumbar corpectomy and reconstruction.
    Khan SN, Cha T, Hoskins JA, Pelton M, Singh K.
    Orthopedics. 2012
    2012 Jan 16
    35(1):e74-9. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20111122-04.
  22. Subaxial cervical and cervicothoracic fixation techniques--indications, techniques, and outcomes.
    Pelton MA, Schwartz J, Singh K.
    Orthop Clin North Am. 2012
    2012 Jan
    43(1):19-28, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2011.08.002. Epub 2011 Oct 19. Review.
  23. Repeat use of human recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 for second level lumbar arthrodesis
    Singh K, Dumonski M, Stanley T, Ponnappan R, Phillips FM
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976)
    2011 Feb 1
    36(3):192-6
  24. The relationship of intrapsoas nerves during a transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine: anatomic study
    Park DK, Lee MJ, Lin EL, Singh K, An HS, Phillips FM
    J Spinal Disord Tech
    2010 Jun
    23(4):223-8
  25. Percutaneous treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a meta-analysis of complications
    Lee MJ, Dumonski M, Cahill P, Stanley T, Park D, Singh K
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976)
    2009 May 15
    34(11):1228-32
  26. Age-related changes in the extracellular matrix of nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus of human intervertebral disc
    Singh K, Masuda K, Thonar EJ, An HS, Cs-Szabo G
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976)
    2009 Jan 1
    34(1):10-6
  27. Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in the treatment of bone fractures
    Ghodadra N, Singh K
    Biologics
    2008 Sep
    2(3):345-54
  28. Vertebroplasty comparing injectable calcium phosphate cement compared with polymethylmethacrylate in a unique canine vertebral body large defect model
    Turner TM, Urban RM, Singh K, Hall DJ, Renner SM, Lim TH, Tomlinson MJ, An HS
    Spine J
    2008 May-Jun
    8(3):482-7
  29. Lumbar spinal stenosis
    Singh K, Samartzis D, Biyani A, An HS
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg
    2008 Mar
    16(3):171-6
  30. Cervical kyphosis and thoracic lordoscoliosis in a patient with cerebral palsy
    Singh K, Samartzis D, Somera AL, An HS
    Orthopedics
    2008 Mar
    31(3):276
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