Provider Profile


Dr Shingala specializes in management of pulmonary nodules, diagnosis and semi-invasive staging of lung cancer and wide variety of pulmonary and critical care disorders.

Dr. Hiren Shingala joined PCCMA in July 2011. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and pulmonary – critical care medicine fellowship at Cooper University Hospital / University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Shingala also served as chief resident and chief fellow during his training. He is a graduate of the Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College in India.

Dr. Shingala currently serves as medical director of pulmonary diagnostics at PinnacleHealth® and is an active staff member at Holy Spirit Hospital®, Select Specialty Hospital®, and Fox Subacute Rehab Center®. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Thoracic Society. His special interests include abnormal CT scans of chest, lung cancer, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), critical care, teaching, extracorporeal life support (e.g. ECMO), and pulmonary physiology.

Dr. Shingala lives in Mechanicsburg with his wife Gita and their two children.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Medical Education
  • Appointments
  • Board Certifications
  • Professional Memberships
  • Research/Publications
  • 2008 – 2011: Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine – Cooper University Hospital – UMDNJ Camden, NJ
  • 2005 – 2008: Residency, Internal Medicine – Cooper University Hospital – UMDNJ Camden, NJ
  • 1997 – 2003: Medical School – Smt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College, INDIA
  • 2012 – current: Medical Director, Pulmonary Diagnostic Center – PinnacleHealth® Harrisburg, PA
  • 2011 – current: Active Staff Member – PinnacleHealth® Harrisburg, PA
  • 2011 – current: Active Staff Member – Holy Spirit Hospital® Camp Hill, PA
  • 2011 – current: Active Staff Member – Select Specialty Hospital® Harrisburg, PA & Camp Hill, PA
  • 2010 – 2011: Chief Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program – Cooper University Hospital – UMDNJ Camden, NJ
  • 2007 – 2008: Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program – Cooper University Hospital – UMDNJ Camden, NJ
  • 2007 – 2008: Member, Physician Advisory Committee, Epic® EMR project – Cooper University Hospital – UMDNJ Camden, NJ
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, 2008
  • Board certified in Pulmonary Medicine, 2010
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, 2011
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)
  • Shingala H 19 year old male with fever, shortness of breath and abnormal chest X-ray. Oral presentation at Fellows case presentation, Laennec Society, Philadelphia, June 2010
  • Shingala H 25 year old male with recurrent hemoptysis. Oral presentation at Fellows case presentation, Laennec Society, Philadelphia, June 2009
  • Shingala H, Abouzgheib W, Parrella A, Pratter M The effects of Pressure Support Ventilation (PSV) on Rapid Shallow Breathing Index (RSBI). Poster presentation at annual meeting of American College of Chest Physicians, San Diego, November, 2009
  • Shingala H, Rajput V Critique: Are physicians’ recommendations to limit life support beneficial or burdensome? Bringing empirical data to the debate. Year book of Critical Care Medicine, Mosby, May 2010 ISBN: 978-0323068260
  • Bhat A, Shingala H, Boujaoude Z, Lerman N Intrauterine fetal death due to placental metastasis as initial presentation of NSCLC – A case report. Poster presentation at annual meeting of American Thoracic Society, New Orleans, May, 2010
  • Shingala H, Henry P, Boujaoude J, Pratter M 25 year old male with Hughes-Stovin Syndrome and coronary artery aneurysm – a case report. Oral presentation at annual meeting of American College of Chest Physicians, San Diego, November, 2009
  • Ojiako K, Shingala H, Gerber DR, Schorr C Famotidine Versus Pantoprazole for Preventing Bleeding in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract of Critically Ill Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation. American Journal of Critical Care. 2008; 17: 142-147
  • Shingala H, Rajput V Book chapter: Daily work activities of residents The International Medical Graduate’s Guide to US Medicine and Residency Training, 1st Edition, American College of Physicians, October 2008 ISBN: 978-1934465080
  • Shingala H, Yunen J, Hollenberg S Book chapter: Anaphylactic Shock. 5-minute ICU consult, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (awaiting publication)
  • Shingala H, Lotano R Book chapter: Pulmonary Thromboembolism. The Neuro-ICU Book, 1st Edition, McGraw-Hill (awaiting publication)


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