Naileshni Singh, M.D.

Naileshni Singh, M.D.



Pain Medicine




  • Assistant Professor, Pain Medicine Fellowship Director
To see if Naileshni Singh is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Singh is interested in interventional pain medicine, neuromodulation, alternative medicine, and pain education. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Singh's clinical duties involve assessing and treating patients of all ages who have acute, chronic, or cancer pain including performing interventional pain procedures and neuromodulation techniques.


Pain Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Spine Center


M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA 2006

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2003


Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007-2010


Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010-2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pain Medicine

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, UC Davis Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, 2009

Gary Collins, MD Memorial Fellow Teacher of the Year Award, 2011

Select Recent Publications

Arwood E, Rowe JM, Singh NS, Carr DB, Herr KA, Chou R.Implementing a Paradigm Shift: Incorporating Pain Management Competencies into Pre-Licensure Curricula.  Pain Med. 2015 Feb;16(2):291-300. Epub 2014 Sep 22.

Fishman SM, Young HM, Lucas Arwood E, Chou R, Herr K, Murinson BB, Watt-Watson J, Carr DB, Gordon DB, Stevens BJ, Bakerjian D, Ballantyne JC, Courtenay M, Djukic M, Koebner IJ, Mongoven JM, Paice JA, Prasad R, Singh N, Sluka KA, St Marie B, Strassels SA. Core Competencies for Pain Management: Results of an Interprofessional Consensus Summit. Pain Med. 2013 Apr 11.

Singh, Naileshni, Scott Fishman, Anna Orlowski, Ben Rich.  Prescription Opioid Forgery: Reporting to Law Enforcement and Protection of Medical Information. Pain Med. 2013 Mar 5.

Singh N. Patient Education and Self Advocacy: Questions and Responses on Pain Management: Behcet’s Disease. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother, 2011; 25(3): 283–5.

Wilse, BL, Fishman SM, Casamalhuapa C, Singh N. Computerized progress notes for chronic pain patients receiving opioids; the Prescription Opioid Documentation System (PODS). Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 2010; 11(11): 1707-17.