Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
View all 2 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Ocular Lymphomas
  • Ocular Mets
  • Ocular Tumors
  • Ophthalmic Tumors
  • Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
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About Arun Singh, MD

Arun D. Singh, MD, is Director of the Department of Ophthalmic Oncology in the Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He is Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, United Kingdom, and the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has published more than 160 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has edited a major textbook, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology, published by Elsevier. He is Editor of the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL USA

Internship - St. Luke's Hospital
Bethlehem, PA USA

Fellowship - Wills Eye Hospital
Ocular Oncology
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical Education - Watford General Hospital
Watford, Hertfordshire,

Medical Education - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research
Pondicherry, India,

Undergraduate - University of Madras, Faculty of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Editor, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology


  • Ophthalmology

Specialty Interests

eyelid and conjunctival tumors and von Hippel Lindau disease, retinoblastoma, Uveal Melanoma, Retinoblastoma

Awards & Honors

  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, United Kingdom
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Ocular Oncology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/9/2020, Dr. Singh has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Singh receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Aura Biosciences, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

408 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

84 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

I love my doctor thank you

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

thank you dr singh

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Singh was very thorough and precise in his examination. He would sit and listen to your concerns as long as it would take. He is a superior doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I feel very fortunate to have been refered to Dr Singh. I feel I would not have had the success with my cancer. I am very grateful to all of the staff at Cleveland clinic. they are all vey kind and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr Singh is excellent. I trust his judgment completely.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr. Sing has always been outstanding. He is excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

The staff is always very professional and my visits have all gone smoothly over the years. Dr. Singh is an excellent doctor who always has explained my situation thoroughly during the visits.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

I have always had a good experience with Dr. Arun Singh as I have noted in my previous responses.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

dr Singh and his Residents were great! or Fellows!

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Arun Singh is the best physician I have ever had during my lifetime! Dr. Little, his assistant, was also excellent during my recent care.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Cleveland Clinic is the most organized business (and not just medical facility) that I have ever had the pleasure to deal with. Everyone knows what they are supposed to do and it gets done in a timely manner. Dr Singh is wonderful and made me feel comfortable about my condition despite it's seriousness. He will be performing eye surgery on me Friday, August 21st and I am 100% confident in his abilities and my outcome.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

I would not hesitate to recommend the Coye Eye Clinic or Dr Singh to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Arun Singh to 2 of my friends

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr Singh explains everything in detail. I like him very much.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr Singh stressed his availability to take time to make sure we left with only answers to any questions we had. his concern and confidence very reassuring

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

I love Dr. Singh. Feel very lucky to have an expert so close to home!

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

It had to be difficult for Dr Singh to tell me my eye tumor is malignant. He showed genuine concern, took it slowly and explained the upcoming surgeries carefully, answered my questions, and left me with a calm. I truly feel I am having surgery with a quality team and couldn't be at a better place for quality care.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

It is no secret that Dr. Singh is amazing at his craft. He handles a parent's worries and questions about procedures that boggle our minds compassionately and in terms that we can understand. In the days leading up to his procedure, my son, who is 13 reminded me not to worry because Dr. Singh is taking care of him. His experience and expertise is the reason that we drive 5 hours and we are grateful to do so.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

It was a very positive experience and answered most of my questions. Dr. Siingh was very warm. knowledgeable, and professional.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Singh is outstanding in all of these areas. I have never had anything less than a very good experience with him.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

I was very impressed with Dr Singh. being my first time at the eye clinic and seeing Dr Singh I was very happy. he spent alot of time explaining all tests results, reviewing photos. spent a great deal of time listening to my questions and thoroughly answering. I am so happy to have found him

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr Singh is very comforting and explains everything thoroughly he is a very incredibly smart and caring doctor

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Dr Singh and staff are fabulous

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Dr. Singh, and his colleagues, as well as Ms. Brandy Hayden-Lorek are always phenomenal and make me feel listened to, and very well cared for. Cannot thank them enough for watching over my health for the last 6 years.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

love my care with Dr Singh

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

*Dr. Singh is a very good and concerned person. I would recommend him highly. He's respectful caring and thorough. I am so happy my former eye dr. sent me to him.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr Singh and his team here have been amazing. I couldn't be happier and I tell everyone I know!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Singh is an amazing physician. very articulate and takes time with the patient to explain everything to the patient. one of the best doctors I have ever seen. The clinic should be honored that a man of his professionalism is a member of this great hospital. I am very happy to be his patient.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Doctor Singh is the best doctor I ever had!! courteous,kind,and direct! All doctors should be like him! A great surgeon!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Singh is a great man with great care for his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

awesome doctor

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

best doctor ever

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I would highly recommend Dr Singh and his staff.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I wasnt able to get the app to work do I did a phone appointment. At times I felt the doctor was in a hurry..rushed

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Always very easy dealing with Dr Singh's office

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr Singh and staff always make you feel comfortable and calm

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

My appointment was overall excellent; service, doctors, nurses, etc. Everyone was very kind.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

I am more than satisfied with Dr Singh and also have referred several others to the Cole Eye Institute.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

I've been going to dr. Singh for 8 years for the best Healthcare.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr Arun Singh is phenomenal He is my only eye specialist i would drive hundreds of miles to have him as my care giver

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Singh is great.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr. Singh is an exceptionally kind, decent and empathetic physician! I would not hesitate recommending him to anyone. I'm so grateful to him!

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Singh and his staff have been extraordinary from my first appointment with him on April 2, 2019. Dr. Singh and his team are caring professionals. My experience with them every single time has been amazing.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

I would rate Dr. Singh as a 11 out of 10. One of a kind.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Singh is an incredibly skilled and compassionate physician

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Singh is very good about explaining the condition I am dealing with and the recommendations he has for future care.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr Singh is THE best doctor ever. Most caring, always listens to your concerns, and treats you like you are a person, not a number. LOVE HIM!!!!!

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

dr. Singh is one of the most knowledgeable dr and excellent with our little one. very informative and answers all question. you can tell he truly cares about his patients

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Doctor Sing is great.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr Arun Sing is a GOD

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

excellent care pleasant staff Dr Singh and jackie fabulous as always

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dr Singh is always careful to explain exactly what is happening, and what my options are. He is honest and extremely personable, as well a good listener.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

the doctor was wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

The doctor had made sure before I left the room. That I completely understood the entire procedure. And what to expect in the future. He is a fantastic man!!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

the doctor was EXCELLENT. he was very thorough and explained in depth

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

I have not had a better physician than Dr. Arun Singh. Everything a physician should have, he has it and some more. He is knowledgeable, reassuring, stays to the point, friendly, answers all the questions, avoids unnecessary tests, comforting. I will go anywhere in the world to see him for my eye issues. He truly knows what a patient needs to hear. One of the best - period.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Singh is a very courteous professional doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

My physician and his entire staff showed extreme caring, professionalism, and respect for me.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Amazing communication with Dr. Singh's team

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I love Dr.Arun Singh's team

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Singh & Dr. Bowen are amazing. Our prognosis isn't what we wished for but the caring attitude was greatly appreciated. Thank you to both of them.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr. Singh and his Associate were extremely congenial, friendly and professional.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Dr. Singh and his staff were all extremely professional, thorough, knowledgeable, courteous and had excellent bedside manners.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Dr Singh is a wonderful, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Singh and his staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Singh is exceptional.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

The whole experience was awesome. I thank God that Dr. Singh was my surgeon.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

One of the careiness dr we have ever met

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Singh is the best. He is caring and always answers any questions with the utmost concern. I would trust him with my life

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

I have been a patient of Dr Arun Singh for 4 years. He is an amazing Dr with a wonderful and kind personality. He explains my diagnosis so I can understand . he also encouraged me with any fears I might have ! there are very few drs who will take the time needed with a patient but Dr Singh does !! I am blessed to have him for my surgeon ! Thank you Dr Singh .

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr.Singh (Arjun) is an incredible doctor with an amazing bedside manner.His care went above and beyond when it involved a cancer diagnose.I always have only the very best to say when speaking about the WORLD CLASS care I received.THANK YOU!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Doctor is wonderful. Reception and schedule staff were disappointing

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr. Singh was very profession, but approachable. Spoke clearly, enhancing my understanding. Would recommend him to others

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

excellent experience with Dr Arun Singh. he is very professional as well as sweet and charismatic I will recommend him any time.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr.Singh answered all of my questions and had a plan of action for my eye issue. I didn't feel rushed and he made me feel like I was an important patient and that he cared about my health and well being.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

he's a busy doc ... have to wait for appt

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

all docs should be as skilled (IQ and EQ) as he is

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Dr Singh took into account my health challenges when coming up with a treatment option.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Great doctors.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

dr Singh is truly one of the most amazing dr and most knowledgeable! there is no one else besides him I would want to treat my child. he is beyond caring and compassionate. he cares so much for his patients!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

dr. Singh is the best. fantastic.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Dr Sing is very kind. explained my eye problem. took pictures and went over the film from before and current. Very professional.

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