Dr. (Maj.Gen) Charanjit Singh

Dr. (Maj.Gen) Charanjit Singh
Department of Cardiac Sciences and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. (Maj.Gen) Charanjit Singh

Department: Cardiology

Designation: Consultant - Cardiologist

Maj Gen Dr Charanjit Singh, AVSM, VSM, MD, DM (Cardio), is a distinguished and highly decorated cardiologist with over three decades of exemplary service in the Armed Forces Medical Corps. Throughout his illustrious career, he has held key administrative and professional positions, including Director of premier Cardio Thoracic hospitals and Director Medical Services in Western Army zones. Recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field, he has been honored with prestigious awards such as the "ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL" and "VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL" by the President of India. With extensive experience in teaching, administration, and clinical practice, Maj Gen Dr Charanjit Singh stands as a pillar of expertise and leadership in the realm of cardiology within the Armed Forces and beyond.

As a leading authority in cardiology, Maj Gen Dr Charanjit Singh has made significant strides in advancing cardiac care and medical education. His tenure as Professor of Cardiology at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, and other esteemed institutions underscores his commitment to nurturing the next generation of medical professionals. His technical prowess, demonstrated through over 20,000 diagnostic catheterizations and 7,000 cardiac therapeutic interventions, reflects his dedication to excellence in patient care. Beyond clinical practice, his involvement in professional bodies such as the Association of Physicians of India and the Cardiology Society of India illustrates his commitment to the advancement of medical science and the welfare of his colleagues and patients alike.


  • Pre-Medical: DAV College, Amritsar (Pb)
  • MBBS: Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, 1967
  • MD (Medicine): Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, 1972
  • DM (Cardio): Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, 1978

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Cardiology expertise: Diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiac conditions.
  • Medical administration: Oversight of medical establishments and personnel.
  • Teaching and mentorship: Education of medical students and residents in cardiology.
  • Clinical research: Participation in studies to advance cardiac care.
  • Healthcare management: Policy implementation for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Professional leadership: Directing medical teams and fostering collaboration.
  • Public health initiatives: Disease prevention and community outreach programs.
  • Ethical standards: Upholding integrity in patient care and research practices.

Experience: 48 Years

Research & Articles:

  • Interventional Cardiology: Investigating novel techniques and outcomes in interventional procedures such as percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), including angioplasty and stenting.
  • Cardiovascular Imaging: Exploring the utility and advancements in imaging modalities such as echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT scans for the diagnosis and management of cardiac diseases.
  • Heart Failure Management: Studying the efficacy of various pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in the management of heart failure, including device therapy such as implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Evaluating novel biomarkers and risk assessment tools for predicting cardiovascular events and guiding preventive strategies.
  • Healthcare Quality Improvement: Assessing strategies to enhance the quality of care delivery in cardiology, including the implementation of clinical pathways, protocols, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Telemedicine in Cardiology: Investigating the role of telemedicine and digital health technologies in facilitating remote monitoring, consultation, and follow-up care for cardiac patients, particularly in rural or underserved areas.

Awards & Honours:

  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM): Awarded for exceptional service rendered to the Armed Forces Medical Corps, demonstrating leadership and dedication in the field of cardiology.
  • Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM): Recognized for distinguished service, displaying exemplary professionalism and commitment to advancing cardiac care within the armed forces.
  • GOC-IN-C Commendation Card (Western Command): Commended for outstanding performance and contributions as a consultant cardiologist at Military Hospital, Jalandhar, reflecting excellence in patient care and clinical expertise.
  • Late Lt Gen RS Hoon Award: Acknowledged for meritorious service in the field of cardiac sciences, honoring significant achievements and contributions to the advancement of cardiology.


  • Association of Physicians of India (API): Member of a renowned medical association dedicated to promoting excellence in medical education, research, and patient care.
  • Cardiology Society of India (CSI): Member of CSI, a leading organization focused on advancing cardiovascular science, research, and clinical practice in India.
  • Executive Member, CSI: Served as an executive member of CSI, contributing to the organization's initiatives and activities aimed at enhancing cardiovascular health.
  • President, CSI Pune Branch (2004-2006): Held the position of President of the Pune Branch of CSI, demonstrating leadership and commitment to promoting cardiovascular health in the local community.
  • Examiner for DM, DNB Cardiology: Appointed as an examiner for postgraduate cardiology examinations at prestigious universities, including Pune University, Mumbai University, and Rajiv Gandhi University Bangalore.