Mr Singh studied medicine at Manchester Medical School graduating in 1983. He obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1988 and then proceeded to specialist orthopaedic training at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.
He did a foot and ankle fellowship in the US in Texas, and on his return, set up the foot and ankle unit of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where he now works full time and is director of the unit.
Mr Singh is a past president of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and is a referee for many international orthopaedic journals. He is an advisor to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and is a specialist advisor to BMJ Clinical evidence.
He has authored several text books and is currently editing the foot and ankle section of the European textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma. Mr Singh has also set up a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care within the foot and ankle unit where patients are seen not only by doctors but also by nurses and therapists during their journey to give them the best chance of full recovery.