Devinder Singh, M.D., associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has been appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley as chairman of the Maryland Board of Physicians. Singh has served on the board since 2011. Singh has helped develop a two-panel system to review medical cases and reduce the wait time for case review. Singh is the director of plastic surgery research at the University of Maryland Medical Center and is also on the part-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.