Trio of Amrita Hospital, Faridabad Doctors Listed in Stanford’s 2023 Top 2% Scientists

FARIDABAD/December 22, 2023: Dr. Sanjay Pandey, Head of Neurology, Dr. Pratibha Singhi, Head of Pediatric Neurology, and Dr. Sunit Singhi, Head of Pediatrics from Amrita Hospital, Faridabad made their marks in history as they bagged ranks in the coveted Stanford University’s list of world’s top 2% scientists.

The 2023 Stanford’s list of World Top 2% Scientists, now in its sixth iteration, recognizes leading researchers globally, representing approximately 2% of scientists worldwide. It evaluates researchers based on standardized data, including citations and h-index, across 22 scientific fields and 174 sub-fields. The list distinguishes between overall research impact and excellence achieved in the past year. Stanford University employs rigorous criteria, examining both the volume of research papers and the cumulative duration spent in research pursuits. This annual list underscores exceptional contributions to the scientific community and serves as a benchmark for scholarly impact.

Dr. Pandey was recognised by Stanford’s prestigious list for his prominent research specializing in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders. With an MBBS from Grant Medical College, Mumbai, and MD (Medicine) from IMS, B.H.U. Varanasi, his research journey began during his residency at SGPGIMS, Lucknow. Holding a one-year fellowship in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders at NINDS/NIH, USA, he completed significant projects. Joining GIPMER, he established a comprehensive center for Parkinson’s disease. Over the past decade, he led numerous research projects, notably the Indian Movement Disorder Registry and Bio-bank. Currently, he chairs a study group for the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders.

On the other hand, this is the fourth consecutive year for both Dr. Pratibha Singhi and Dr. Sunit Singhi to make it to the global top 2% scientists list. Dr. Pratibha Singhi’s distinguished research in neurodevelopmental disorders, CNS infections, and childhood epilepsy helped her bag a place in the renowned list. With over 500 papers in prestigious journals and impactful randomized controlled trials, her contributions have led to paradigm shifts in disease diagnosis and management. Meanwhile, for Dr. Sunit Singhi, it was his impactful research spanning fluid-electrolyte balance, neurocritical care, and acute asthma treatment in children which got him the Stanford acknowledgement for the third time in a row. His contributions have enhanced understanding in areas such as newborn fluid balance, bacterial meningitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, and septic shock, influencing clinical guidelines. With 440 peer-reviewed publications, 79 textbook chapters, and 11 books, Dr. Sunit Singhi received research grants from prominent organizations.

The acknowledgement from Stanford holds paramount importance, instilling confidence in patients seeking specialized care from Amrita Hospital, Faridabad. The validation from the scientific community is pivotal in defining an institute’s standing, and this recognition contributes significantly to fostering a robust scientific environment. It ensures that patient care is evidence-based, aligning seamlessly with Amrita Hospital’s steadfast commitment to creating a healthcare community driven by scientific principles and advancements.

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