About Ajay Singla, MD

Ajay Singla, MD, is a faculty member in the Department of Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He also holds  lecturer appointment at Harvard Medical School.  He specializes in urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction in both men and women. His main area of interest is in post-prostatectomy incontinence, female stress urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. He is part of the Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders at Mass General. 

Dr. Ajay Singla received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, and Master of Surgery at Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, India. Prior to moving to United States, he received his urology and surgical training in United Kingdom. He went on to complete a research fellowship in female urology and urodynamics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a clinical fellowship in neuro-urology and urodynamics at Emory University.   After residency at Emory University in Atlanta in general surgery and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in urology, he began his academic medicine career at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He went on to become a full professor with the Department of Urology at Wayne State University in Detroit. He was appointed as Vice-Chair and Program Director at University of Toledo, OH prior to moving to Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Singla enjoys mentoring medical students and remains committed to urology residents’ education and training. He has been invited to multiple international congresses as a guest speaker and proctor in teaching urologists globally in the field of male incontinence. As a world renowned, board-certified clinician, Dr. Singla’s practice focuses on female urology and female pelvic floor reconstruction, including pelvic organ prolapse repair and male incontinence surgery. Dr Singla was honored with numerous awards. Dr. Singla remains involved in clinical research, and his research interest focuses on biological materials in sling surgery in both men and women. Dr. Singla has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His urology textbook Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence – Evaluation and Management is the first of its kind with contributions from world-renowned surgeons.

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Urology Associates
165 Cambridge St
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 857-238-3838

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Suite 303
Danvers, MA 01923-3623
Phone: 857-238-3838
Fax: 617-726-6131

Medical Education

  • MBBS, Maharshi Dayanand University
  • Residency, Emory University Hospital
  • Residency, Glan Clwyd Hospital
  • Residency, Royal Preston Hospital
  • Residency, University Medical College Hospital
  • Residency, University of North Carolina
  • Residency, Western Infirmary
  • Residency, Whiston Hospital
  • Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

American Board Certifications

  • Urology, American Board of Urology

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Dr Singla has been involved in clinical research in sling surgery in both men and women for stress urinary incontinence. His special interests included research in biological materials available for sling surgery. He has published extensively in male sling surgery and artificial sphincter for post-prostatectomy incontinence. He has been teaching and conducting  workshops in both post-prostatectomy incontinence and biological materials for pelvic floor reconstruction. He has published one of a kind book on post-prostatectomy incontinence.  He was also involved in NIH sponsored studies for Interstitial Cystitis. 


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    • Cordon, BH, Singla N and Singla, AK. Artificial Urinary Sphincter for male stress urinary incontinence: Current perspectives. Medical Devices: Evidence and Research 2016; 9: 175-183
    • Nirmish Singla and Ajay K Singla. Evaluation and Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms After Outlet Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep Printed online DOI 10.1007/s11884-016-0376-1
    • Medina CA, Constantini E, petri E, Mourad S, Singla A et al. Evaluation and surgery for stress urinary incontinence: A FIGO working group report. Neurourol Urodyn 2016 marc 7. Doi: 10. 1002/nau.22960
    • Nirmish Singla and Ajay Singla. Review of Single Surgeon 10-year experience with AUS with report of sterile cuff erosion managed non-surgically. UROLOGY 2015; 85 (1): 252-257
    • Vandervord PJ, Broadrickk M, Krishnamurthy B, Singla AK. A Comparative Study Evaluating the In Vivo Incorporation of Biological Sling Materials. UROLOGY 2010; 75 (5):1228-32