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Cardiology (Heart Care), Cardiac Imaging | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Board-certified cardiologist Amita Singh, MD, specializes in non-invasive diagnostics and cardiac imaging in addition to preventive cardiology. Dr. Singh’s expertise includes structural echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography (CT) and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose and treat a wide range of cardiovascular diseases.


In addition to her clinical pursuits, Dr. Singh is an active researcher, focusing on investigating novel cardiac imaging techniques to improve the accuracy and diagnosis of common heart conditions. Currently, she is studying new methods for analyzing diastolic function, as well as techniques for cardiac MRI imaging in patients with cardiac devices.

Medical Education

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


  • New York University Langone Medical Center


  • University of Chicago Medicine; New York University Langone Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Languages Spoken

  • English
Women’s Heart Health: Expert Q&A

Dr. Tamar Polonsky and Dr. Amita Singh discuss how women can help manage existing heart disease.

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