Dr. Prachi Singh is a pediatric infectious disease specialist who cares for children with a wide variety of serious infections, including osteomyelitis (bone infection), complicated pneumonia, tuberculosis and coccidioidomycosis (also known as Valley fever). She sees patients in both the hospital and the clinic.
Singh has a special interest in antimicrobial stewardship, a program that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics with a focus on reducing such problems as the spread of drug-resistant infections. She serves as medical director of the antimicrobial stewardship program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where she collaborates with other subspecialists and pharmacists to ensure children receive timely and appropriate antimicrobial therapy.
Singh earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree at Nova Southeastern University. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of South Florida and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.