sarjit singh, md
Long-time local neurologist and City of Weirton Hall of Fame Inductee, Sarjit Singh, MD passed away at home Thursday December 22, 2016. He was 77 years old. Born in Tanda, India in 1939, Dr. Singh graduated from Amritsar Medical College and trained in neurology at Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, New York. He completed a clinical fellowship at Harvard University. He emigrated to the United States in 1969 with his wife, retired pathologist, Dr. Ranjeet Singh. In 1975, Dr. Singh and his wife settled in Weirton, West Virginia where they quickly became leading members of the community and raised a son, Dr. Satbir Singh, now a urologist in Steubenville. Dr. Singh was appointed by then-Governor Caperton to the West Virginia Board of Medicine in 1992, which licenses and governs doctors throughout the state. He later served as the Board's president in 1998. In 1991, Dr. Singh was recognized by Governor Caperton as a Most Distinguished West Virginian, one of the state's highest honors. Dr. Singh also served as an assistant clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He was extensively published and he authored numerous papers including publications for the American Academy of Neurology and the Indian Neurological Association. Also in 1991, Dr. Singh was elected by his peers to the office of President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, a group representing thousands of medical doctors of Indian origin. During his tenure, Dr. Singh was instrumental in establishing three charitable medical dispensaries in India which now serve many thousands of needy patients. For those humanitarian services, Dr. Singh was awarded the "International Mother India Award" by the Non-Resident Indian Institute in New Delhi. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Urban Health Alliance representing ethnic minority physicians whose purpose was to aid the less fortunate in their healthcare needs. Dr. Singh was known locally by his patients for his compassion and personal attention to their health care needs and his cheerful disposition. He was past president of the medical staff at both Weirton Medical Center and Trinity Hospital. Dr. Singh actively practiced neurology up to the time of his death. Dr. Singh was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the National Democratic Committee in 1992. He was an active member of the Weirton Rotary and supported its charitable fundraising efforts that helped fund the new soccer fields in Weirton. An avid golfer, Dr. Singh was also a long-time member of Williams Country Club. In addition to his wife, Ranjeet, and son, Satbir, Dr. Singh is survived by his daughter-in-law, Dr. Shalu Singh, and his grandchildren, Sheraj and Simreen. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother and two sisters and is survived by two brothers. Visitation will be held 4 PM - 6 PM Friday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV Private cremation will take place on Saturday The family requests that charitable donations in memory of Dr. Singh be made to the Weirton Rotary Club Scholarship Fund PO Box 179 C.S. Weirton, WV 26062

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  1. Sorry for you and he was a very good Dr. and cared about his patients. I suffered from migraine headaches and he helped me and thank God I know longer have the headaches. May in RIP and have eternal life.

  2. We send our deepest condolences and regret that we cannot be present during the visitation. Kumar Amin Lisa Rivera Lakshmi + Lekha Amin

  3. Dr. Singh was an asset to our community. He was an excellent doctor and always had time to stop and ask how my family was. He will certainly be missed.

  4. Our deepest condolences. Dr Sarjit Singh will be missed. He was always so kind and and wanted to know how you were doing when he talked to you. A great man, physician and leader of our community.

  5. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Dr. Singh was not only a great doctor, but he was also a wonderful man. Prayers to you all.

    Maria Tasey

  6. Dr. Singh will be missed,he was a wonderful doctor and person. My prayers and thoughts are with his family. I worked with Dr. Singh many years at WMC.

  7. I was a patient I’d Dr. Singh’s for a number of years until I moved from the area. He was a kind, compassionate doctor. He will be missed. My condolences to his family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. I worked with Dr. Singh at St. John’s and then Trinty. He was an awesome doctor. As a nurse I learned so much from him. We developed a wonderful friendship, I will always cherish. He was one of a kind. My fondest memory was at Christmas he would always come to our department looking my friend’s rum cake she made every year. We made sure he always got a piece. Rest in peace Dr. Singh, you’ll never be forgotten .

  9. You have our Deepest sympathy.Dr.Singh was more than my doctor but a true friend.He took care of me as if I were his child.He will be missed.You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Dr. Singh was an outstanding member of our community, He will be greatly remembered and missed. I am honored to have known him.

  11. I met Dr. Singh when I first came to Steubenville this summer. He struck me as one of those individuals you meet only occasionally in life. His wisdom and perspective were second to none and I appreciated his taking the time to spend with me. I celebrate his life and appreciate all he did. Sat Sri Akal.

  12. Dr. Singh was the best Dr I ever had. He actually took his time and take to me on a personal level like friends do. This made it easier to open up and be honest about my health. He was a great human being and the best Dr to grace this world. I will miss him very much. :'(

    I am so sorry for the family’s loss, may love and Gods grace see you thru this.

  13. We will remember Dr. Singh for his warmth and kindness and wonderful friendship to our family. Our deepest condolences.

  14. My dear friends my heart is sad for your loss….Dr. Singh was one of the finest physician, gentleman and most of all a dear friend…..he will be missed by all who knew him…he has touched more lives then he ever knew…my life has been richly blessed for knowing him and his memory will remain in my heart forever…..many prayers and love ….Becky

  15. I worked with Dr. Singh @ OVH when it was a truly a hospital. I managed the Critical Care Units. He was a friend to me and my nurses, a great teacher, and so compassionate with the patients & family. I have worked in several states & can honestly say none of the neurologists I worked with were as competent as he was. This area has truly lost a great physician as well as a great man. Your family also has suffered a great loss. My heart goes out to you.

  16. We will miss him so very much. He was great doctor with a terrific sense of humor and much compassion. No one can really ever take his place.You have our condolences.

  17. Very sorry for the loss of an icon to I’m sure not only to his family but also to those of us who had the honor of working with him through the years. Such a loss also to the many patients he cared for. I’m so sorry I am unable to attend his service and wanted to send my tears. With much sympathy and respect.

  18. I was greatly saddened to hear of my friend, Dr. Singh’s passing. He was a wonderful man, caring, compassionate and attentive to his patients. I met him when I worked in CVU at TMCW. He always made me smile. He will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

  19. I was privileged to work with Dr.Sarjit Singh since 1975. it was an honor to work with a well respected and compassionate physician and electroencephalographer. My heart is heavy. peace to the family.

  20. May god grant you the Peace and Stre

    ngth to endure. Blessed is the man who is loved by one and all. Condolences from a former patient.

  21. Sargit Singh was a wonderful colleague and friend. I had worked with him for many years. At Weirton Radiology he was an astute physician.Many procedures diagnostic both complex and regular cases were performed by by Sargit with us. He was always congenial easy to get along with. Together with my colleague Dr. Young Lee and previous deceased associates Dr. David Williams and Dr. Carlos Vasquez.We express our heartfelt condolences to Ranjeet, Satbir and family.Peter C.Aragones M.D.

  22. So sorry for your loss. Dr.Singh was a wonderful and caring person and a great doctor. Went to him for years. His memories will live on.

  23. My Dearest Dr. Shalu Singh and Family, please know you all are in my thoughts, heart, and prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Much love, Ginny Graham and mom Lucy

  24. To the Singh family, my deepest condolences. The tri-state area has lost a special person and a outstanding member of the Weirton community!

  25. With Deepest Sympathy & Condolences to the Dr. Sargit Singh Family–He was truly “one of a kind ” in the medical field & he will be sorely missed–Know that our thoughts & prayers are with during this difficult time.

  26. We are very saddened by the loss of this well respected man and highly regarded Neurologist in this area. Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Dr. Singh was a friend and colleague of our late father, Irwin Bogarad, M.D, He will be missed. Sharon, Randy, Gary and Susan

  27. Singh family so sorry for your loss, Dr.Singh was a sweet and caring man, quite a legacy to his family, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  28. I am saddened to just find out about Dr Singh’s passing. We were in the Weirton Rotary Club together for years and I chose him as my mother’s neurologist. He was always so kind and made my mother laugh. He also made such an impression on my then young daughter, Kerri, who had much affection for Dr Singh! She attended our Rotary lunches often and always loved seeing Dr Singh. Our community will miss such an outstanding, involved and caring citizen and physician! My deepest sympathies to Mrs/Dr Singh and family.

  29. I am shocked and deeply grieved to learn about Dr. Sarjit Singh’s demise. It was about 21 years ago that I was welcomed by Dr. and Mrs. Dr. Sarjit Singh in their home in Weirton as a member of the Rotary exchange team from India. Till date I feel the warmth of my stay. It is true that after my stay we had minimal contact but my aforementioned host couple was always remembered by me with great affection. I pray to waheguru ji that may Dr. Sarjit Singh’s soul rests in peace. My deepest condolences to the family.

  30. Dr Sarjit Sing He was leader, always do good thing every day he is never worried about results, except help others. we we are going to miss our friend Dr Rojan & Mrs. Bhagya Samudrala

  31. I came to know today about the sad news about Sarjit Singh And Pray to Almighty to give Strenght To Ranjeet and the family. I knew Sarjit well before he came to US and he was an excellent Neurologist and excellent family man. A personal loss for me.

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