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Rishi Singh, MD, Ophthalmology, Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Clinic


Ophthalmology Cleveland, OH

Cataract Related, Retinal Disease

Staff Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Medical Director, Clinical Systems Office

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  • Dr. Rishi P. Singh MD is a staff surgeon at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Lerner College of Medicine in Cleveland Ohio. He also currently serves as the medical director of informatics at the Cleveland Clinic. He received his bachelors and medical degrees from Boston University and completed his residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Infirmary Harvard Combined Program in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr Singh then completed a medical and surgical fellowship at the Cole Eye Institute in Cleveland,Ohio.

    He specializes in the treatment of medical and surgical retinal disease such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Singh has authored greater than 90 peer reviewed publications, books, and book chapters and serves as the principal investigator of numerous national clinical trials advancing the treatment of retinal disease. Dr. Singh is the current president on the Retina World Congress and is on the board of the American Society of Retina Specialists.

    Dr. Singh's current work focuses on the electronic medical records implementation, lean process improvement, and decision support modules for clinical practice. He operates the Cleveland Clinic Electronic Health Record Consulting program. Dr Singh has been honored with several research recognitions such as the Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award and American Society of Retina Specialists Senior Honor Award.
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Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryResidency, Ophthalmology, 2002 - 2005
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 2001 - 2002
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License Active through 2014
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Board Member At-Large American Society Of Retina Specialists
  • President Retina World Congress
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Authored Content

  • Advancing Insights into Diabetic Eye DiseaseAugust 2018
  • Advancing Insights into Diabetic Eye DiseaseAugust 2018

Press Mentions

  • Ophthalmology Times® Is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Research Scholar Honoree Program
    Ophthalmology Times® Is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Research Scholar Honoree ProgramMay 20th, 2020
  • Could ED Drugs Threaten Men's Vision?
    Could ED Drugs Threaten Men's Vision?February 7th, 2020
  • Ophthalmology Times® Announces Winners of 3rd Annual Research Scholar Honoree Program
    Ophthalmology Times® Announces Winners of 3rd Annual Research Scholar Honoree ProgramOctober 30th, 2019
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