Arnold Singer, MD
City: Voorhees, NJ
Date of Graduation from Medical School: 1958
Medical School Graduated From: Jefferson Medical College
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
What factors influenced your decision to become a physician and your choice of specialty?
I was greatly influenced by an older relative who was a physician. I also admired and respected our
family physician. I liked biology and chemistry and it seemed like a wonderful profession to aspire to.
Did you experience a defining moment that made you feel you had become a physician?
As an intern in the emergency room on call during the fourth of July weekend.
As you were training to be a physician, what one piece of advice was most valuable to you?
Learn as much as you can and don’t be afraid to ask questions. A physician in training is not suppose to
know all the answers.
What is the most significant medical innovation you experienced in your years of practice?
Ultrasound and Laparoscopy