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Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
1540 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221

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The Center for Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery
Research & Education

  1. Jun, S.-K., Narayanan, M.S., Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., “Evaluation of Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills using Motion Studies”, Submitted to the Journal of Robotic Surgery
  2. Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Eddib, A., MD, Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., “Surgical Tool Attributes for Intraoperative Semantic Feedback”, 2013 Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Information Society, Tokyo, Japan (submitted for review)
  3. Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Eddib, A., MD, Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., “Vision-based Decision Support and Safety Systems for Robotic Surgery”, 2013 Medical Cyber Physical Systems (MedCPS), Philadephia, PA (submitted for review)
  4. Abeer, Eddib, Neha Jain, Sara Hughes, Alexander Eswar, Mehmet Erk, Caroline Michalik, Venkat Krovi, Pankaj Singhal, Influence of Morbid Obesity on Surgical Outcomes In Robotic Assisted Gynecologic Surgery. Submited to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, FACOG
  5. Abeer, Eddib, Neha Jain, Sara Hughes, Alexander Eswar, Mehmet Erk, Caroline Michalik, Venkat Krovi, Pankaj Singhal, “Analysis of the impact of age on the surgical outcomes after robot assisted laparoscopic hysterectomies”. Submitted.
  6. Pankaj Singhal, Wainwright Jaggernauth, Kunle Odunsi, Shashikant Lele, “Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Endometrium: Pattern of Outcomes and Failures”. Submitted.
  7. Abeer, Eddib, Neha Jain, Sara Hughes, Alexander Eswar, Mehmet Erk, Caroline Michalik, Venkat Krovi, Pankaj Singhal, “An analysis of the Impact of Previous Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Experience on the Learning Curve for Robotic Hysterectomy”. The Journal of Robotic Surgery, Feb. 2013
  8. Seungkook Jun, Madusudanan S. Narayanan, Abeer Eddib, Pankaj Singhal, Sudha Garimella and Venkat Krovi, “Minimally Invasive Surgical Skill Assessment by Video-Motion Analysis”, 5th Hamlyn Symposium 2012, Royal Geographical Society, London, England, UK July 2012.
  9. Seungkook Jun, Madusudanan Narayanan, Abeer Eddib, Pankaj Singhal and Venkat Krovi, "Evaluation of Surgical Skills and Level-of-Expertise for Robotic Surgeries", 2012 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS' 12) Workshop, Maryland, USA, Mar 20- 22, 2012.
  10. Seungkook Jun, Madusudanan S. Narayanan, Abeer Eddib, Pankaj Singhal and Venkat Krovi, "Assessment of Surgical Skill Expertise based on Micro-Motion Analysis", 2012 International Conference Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob' 12) Roma, Italy, Jun 24-28, 2012.
  11. Tiffany Beck, Pankaj Singhal, Hugh Ehrenberg, Peter Rose, Shashikant Lele, Tjomas Krivak, William McBee Jr. “Endometrial stromal sarcoma: analysis of recurrence following adjuvant treatment”. Gynecology Oncology, Vol. 125, Issue 1, April 2012, pages 141-44.
  12. Susan McCloskey, Nana Tchabo, Harish Malhotra, Kunle Odunsi, Kerry Rodabaugh, Pankaj Singhal, Shashikant Lele, Wainwright Jaggernauth. “Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy alone for high risk localized endometrial cancer as defined by the three major randomized trials of adjuvant pelvic radiation”. Gynecology Oncology 116 (2010) 404-407
  13. Protul Shrikant, Rajesh Rao, Qingsheng Li, Joshua Kesterson, Cheryl Eppolito, Axel Mischo, Pankaj Singhal. “Regulating Functional Cell Fates n CD8 T Cells”. Immunol Res. 1007/s12026-009-8130-9 (2009)
  14. Pankaj Singhal, Nana Tchabo, Kunle Odunsi. “Immunologic Markers of Cancer Progression and Prognosis” Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics. Volume 1, No. 4, December 2007, pp. 439-450
  15. Pankaj Singhal, Shashikant Lele. “Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Ovarian Carcinoma: Where Are We Now?Journal of The Comprehensive Cancer National Network, Volume 4, Number 9, October 2006, pp. 941-946(6) Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, FACOG
  16. Pankaj Singhal, Deborah Driscoll, Kerry Rodabaugh, Kunle Odunsi, Shashikant Lele. “Primary Fallopian Tube Carcinoma Retrospective Clinicopathologic Study. Eur J Gynaec Oncol. 2006; 27(1):16-8
  17. Repasky Hylander, Mary Intengan, Amy Beck, Deborah Driscoll, Pankaj Singhal, Shashikant Lele, Kunle Odunsi. “Expression of Wilm’s Tumor Gene (WT1) in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer”. Gynecol Oncol 2006; 101(1):12-7.
  18. Pankaj Singhal, Gregory Spiegel, Deborah Driscoll, Kunle Odunsi, Shashikant Lele, Kerry Rodabaugh. “Cyclooxygenase 2 Expression in Serous Tumors of the Ovary”. Int J Gynecol Path. 2005;1:62-6.
  19. Rouzan Karabakhtsian, Debra Heller, Pankaj Singhal, Jahir Sama. “Malignant mixed mesodermal tumor in a young woman with polycystic ovary syndrome. A case report” Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Volume 47, No.11, 11/2002, 946-8.
  20. Manuel Castillo, James Peoples, Pankaj Singhal. “The Lateral Island Trapezius Myocutaneous Flap for Reconstruction of Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus”. Digestive Surgery. 18(2):93-7, 2001

Abstracts (First/Senior author)

  1. Safety and Efficacy of Robot-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery for High Risk and Advanced Stage Endometrial Cancer. 44rd Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Society of Gynecologic Oncology. 2013
  2. Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence (VCD) After Robot-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery (RAGS), 44rd Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Society of Gynecologic Oncology. 2013
  3. Influence of Morbid Obesity on Surgical Outcomes in Robotic Assisted Gynecologic Surgery. 43rd Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Society of Gynecologic Oncology. 2012
  4. An Analysis of the Impact of Previous Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Experience on the Learning Curve for Robotic Hysterectomy, SLS-MIRA-SRS Joint Annual Meeting and Endo Expo 2012, September 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  5. Analysis of the impact of age on the surgical outcomes after robot assisted laparoscopic hysterectomies. 21st SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo 2012.
  6. Surgical Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Surgical Staging for Morbidly Obese Endometrial Cancer Patients: Technique for Morbidly Obese Patients. Gynecologic Oncology, Volume 120, supplement 1, March 2011, Page S132
  7. Platinum, Adriamycin and VP-16 (PAV) versus Paclitaxel and Carboplatin (TC) for Treatment of Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology 112 (2009), S121 Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, FACOG
  8. BORIS and FATE co-expression is a prognostic indicator in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology 108 (2008) S195.
  9. Decreased maternal Serum Inhibin-A in Pregestational Diabetic Women: Implications for Adjustment” Poster Presentation (Number 62). ACOG 55th Annual Clinical meeting, San Diego, California, May 2007,
  10. Expression of Testis Specific “Transmembrane Phosphatase With Tensin Homology (TPTE) Along With High Intraepithelial CD8+/CD4+ T Cell Ratio Predicts Improved Prognosis In Ovarian Cancer, Poster Presentation, Society of Gynecologic Oncologist, 38th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, San Diego, California. Gynecologic Oncology, 2007, Volume 104, Issue 3, (Supplement 1), S55.
  11. Correlation of Pre-operative Albumin Levels in Predicting Postoperative Outcome Among Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer. Poster Presentation, Society of Gynecologic Oncologist, 38th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, San Diego, California, March, 2007. Gynecologic Oncology, 2007, Volume 104, Issue 3, (Supplement 1), S39.
  12. Endometrial stromal sarcoma: analysis of recurrence following adjuvant treatment, Poster Presentation, Society of Gynecologic Oncologist, 38th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, San Diego, California, March, 2007 Gynecologic Oncology, 2007, Volume 104, Issue 3, (Supplement 1), S50.
  13. IL-12 is essential for a C Galactosylceramide induced tumor-antigen specific T cell response, The 6th Joint Meeting of International Cytokine Society, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research & European Cytokine Society, Hilton-Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria, August 2006
  14. Efficacy of a Gemcitabine based Multiagent Chemotherapy regimen for Advanced Uterine Sarcomas, 42nd Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 2006 Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 24, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2006: 15047
  15. Is there a CA-125 level that predicts negative second look surgery (SLS) in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC)? 42nd Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 2006 Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 24, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2006: 15042
  16. Can Preoperative EMB/D&C predict final pathology results in patients with endometrial carcinoma? Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 37th Annual Meeting, March 2006
  17. Real Time PCR Quantification of COX-2 mRNA in Human Ovarian Epithelial Neoplasm and its Correlation with clinical outcome. 41st Annual Clinical Meeting, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 2005 Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2005 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings. Vol 23, No. 16S, Part I of II (June 1 Supplement), 2005: 5055 Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, FACOG
  18. TPTE “Cancer/Testis” Antigens is a Candidate Target for Immunotherapy in Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma, Annual Clinical Meeting, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 2005 Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2005 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings. Vol 23, No. 16S, Part I of II (June 1 Supplement), 2005: 2583
  19. COX-2 Expression in Human Ovarian Neoplasm, Resident Research Day, New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, June, 2004
  20. Primary Fallopian Tube Carcinoma: A clinico-pathological study of 35 patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute”, Resident Research Day, New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, June, 2003
  21. Trapezius Myocutaneous Flap and its Applications. Central Research Forum, School of Medicine-Wright State University, Dayton, OH. March 2000.
  22. The Lateral Island Trapezius Myocutaneous Flap for Circumferential Reconstruction of Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus. Central Research Forum, School of Medicine-Wright State University, Dayton, OH. June 1999
  23. Monoclonal Antiphosphatidylserine Antibodies Identifies Cells Undergoing Apoptosis, Central Research Forum, School of Medicine-Wright State University, Dayton, OH. June 1999