Jaspal R. Singh, M.D.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Jaspal R. Singh, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pain Medicine/Management


  • Spinal Block
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Injection, Steroid, Spine
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Disorder of Shoulder Joint
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Radiculopathy
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Knee Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Hip Problem
  • Hand Disorder
  • Elbow Problem
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
  • Arthritis
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Scoliosis
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain
  • Shoulder Problem
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Runner's Knee
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Problem
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Injury of Muscle
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder
  • Neck Pain, Acute
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Sprain
  • Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries


Dr. Jaspal Ricky Singh is the Vice-Chair of Strategy and Clinical Operations & Associate Professor within the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.  He also serves as the Medical Director of Outpatient Faculty Practice and Director of Interventional Spine in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Co-Director of the Weill Cornell Center for Comprehensive Spine Care.

Dr. Singh is a triple-board certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine and Pain Medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree at George Washington University majoring in biology and religious studies. He then attended the George Washington University School and Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, Dr. Singh went on to fulfill a fellowship in Interventional Pain and Sports Medicine at the University of Colorado – Denver. Dr. Singh specializes in a multidisciplinary approach to treat pain by integrating physical therapy and interventional techniques in his care. Through the use of minimally invasive, fluoroscopic-guided spine procedures, peripheral nerve blocks, electrodiagnostic and musculoskeletal ultrasound, Dr. Singh individualizes his treatment plan with a focus on functional restoration.

He employs a comprehensive approach to the treatment of spinal disorders by providing pain management in an honest, kind, and compassionate manner.

Dr. Singh's office is located at the Weill Cornell Medical College Center of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Singh lives in New York City with his wife, Channi. His interests include family, golf, exercise and culinary arts.

Dr. Singh has been honored as New York's Best Doctor and Super Doctors- New York Rising Star which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less. 

Dr. Singh has been named the Willibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine by Dean Laurie Glimcher. This scholarship recognizes Dr. Singh's work in patients with discogenic pain and epidural steroid injections. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards


1998 Whitfield High School – Salutatorian

1998-2002 Presidential Scholarship in Academic Excellence

1998-2002 George Washington University Dean’s List

06/2008 Surgical Co-Intern of the Year, Boston University Medical

03/2009 Administrative Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania

03/2010 Education Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania

06/2011 Resident Educator of the Year, University of Pennsylvania

01/2013 Super Doctors- New York Rising Star

10/2103 Willibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine

03/2013 Fellow in the Program for Academic Leadership (AAP)

01/2014 Super Doctors- New York Rising Star 

06/2014 – Present  Medical Director of Outpatient Faculty Practice

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College

05/2014 – Present  Executive Committee Member

Center for the Performing Artist

New York Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical

03/2014 – Present  Director of Interventional Spine

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College

 07/2013 – Present  Co-Director

Weill Cornell Spine Center

07/2013 – Present  Co-Course Director

Planning Committee

Multi-Disciplinary Spine Conference


 07/2009 - Present PM&R Journal (Seattle, WA)

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Peer Reviewer

 12/2009 -06/2011  American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Association of Academic Physiatrists

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

 07/2009 - 01/2011 Rehab in Review (Atlanta, GA)

Regional Managing Editor

 09/2012 - Present  The Spine Journal (Chicago, IL)

North American Spine Society

Peer Reviewer

 01/2015 - Present PM&R Journal (Seattle, WA)

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Associate Editor – Point / Counterpoint Section


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Pain Medicine)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Sports Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Physiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Education and Training

  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2006
  • B.A., George Washington University, 2002


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • * Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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