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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)
View all 11 Specialties +


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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

See publications for Arun Singh, MD.

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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 10/18/2021, 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:

  • IsoAid, LLC
  • 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

443 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

87 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr. Singh was kind and concerned. He was also very detailed in his explanation, so I understood not to be worried about my condition.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Singh is remarkable..... His knowledge, his personal projection. So glad he is my doc.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr Arun Singh is AMAZING and he definitely cares about his patients and their opinions on what treatment is best for them! I'm so glad I was referred to him!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr Singh kindly called the next day to follow up with me and confirm all tests. He was extremely nice and a wealth of intelligence and kindness all in one!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

If there was an excellent category I would have rated Dr. Singh excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Dr. Singh did an amazing procedure on my sons eye. He was very detailed and made she we knew exactly what he did. Very kind man.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Team does all the work. Dr. In room for five minutes.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Singh is the best!! He explained in detail how I was doing, my treatment, and future expectations.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr Arun Singh is an awesome physician! He is professional, compassionate and always provides thorough answers to questions.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

It is always a pleasure having an appointment with Dr. Singh.He is very professional and well managed.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

I am so glad I have Dr. Singh as my care provider.I couldn't be more satisfied with my care and outcome.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Sing and company were excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr. Singh's manner instills confidence that he knows what he is doing. I am seeing three specialists for my current problem and Dr.Singh is the only one I truly have confidence in

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Even though the answers were not what I wanted to hear the staff and and Dr Singh were very, very nice and when one receives bad news how it is delivered makes a big difference.Thank you for the very kind treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr was even very understanding about a relatively inappropriate question!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

I was referred to Dr. Arun Singh.. Best decision I've made. He seems like he really knows his stuff.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr Singh is always very professional showing his care for the patient, listening to any concerns & answering any questions. He shares all his experience & knowledge to make the patient feel very confident in his/her care.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Singh has been a wonderful doctor over the past years. His knowledge of my condition, professionalism, kindness, and treatment of my condition has been fantastic and of the highest standard.He literally saved my life and for that I am eternally grateful.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Arun Singh is always very respectful and thorough . He provides options of care. I have always had a good experience at the Cole Eye Cliniic.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Have had nothing but positive things to say about Dr Singh. Have been seeing him for 20 plus years. Would HIGHLY recommend him to others who may have the same eye issues I had. SIMPLY THE BEST.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

*Dr. Arun D Singh is one of the finest physicians I've known. In spite of his international reputation in his field, he remains humble & approachable.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr Singh is everything I could want in a specialist/Occular oncologist. So very grateful for his expertise and experience! He is beyond excellent in his field and I feel very secure putting my eyesight in his hands!!

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr. Singh is always kind, compassionate and truly interested in me as his patient. I know he is dedicated to making sure I get the best care possible. He has gone out of his way to help with my continued eye care. He's the BEST!! I would recommend him and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone!!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Always a pleasure to see Dr. Singh.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I have been so pleased with not only my care but with everyone at the Cole Eye Center. Dr Singh is so kind and caring, he put me at ease from the first time I met him

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr Singh is very professional, kind and extremely knowledgeable. Top notch doctor!

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Best dr.ever

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Doctor took the time to explain everything, appreciate that.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr Singh and his fellows are superb

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr Singh is excellent

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Singh is always upbeat, but honest. He is a fantastic doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Singh is an outstanding ophthalmologist. His experience, communications, attention to detail, compassion, empathy, and friendly conversation makes him a class by itself. I wish I had met him a long time ago. We are truly lucky to have a physician in the Cleveland Clinic Health System.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr. Singh is EXCEPTIONAL and is a true blessing! He explained everything about my procedure and care in thorough detail. Listened attentively to my questions and concerns and answered each one with care and empathy. His knowledge and skill are astounding! I can't rate him highly enough!!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

I have complete confidence in Dr. Singh-his expertise, skill, knowledge and compassion.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

I'm totally confident in the advice Dr Singh provided.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2022

I just love Dr. Singh. He is one exceptionally good Doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

*Dr. Arun Sighn not only is the most knowledgeable MD I've ever seen. He is also so caring & personable & explains things thoroughly!!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Singh has always provided me with exceptional care. Such a wonderful, knowledgable doctor!!!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022


Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Singh is wonderful, the prob;em is the wait time to get to see him.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Arun Singh is awesome!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Outstanding doctor, provided thorough explanations

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

Dr Singhs assistant, Jennifer, was outstanding: thoughtful, responsive and caring

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

Dr Singh was an extraordinary doctor. Elegant, knowledgeable, reassuring, caring and a good listener. I felt so much better after my appointment!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Good! Always pleased with Dr. Singh's performance. Great comfort knowing I'm gettng othe best of care. He is my hero!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Singh gave very thorough explanations not only about my current eye health but also what could happen in the future

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Dr Singh took the time to explain everything in such a understandable manner. I feel like he is taking the best care possible. I have a peace of mind as his patient. Could not be happier with the level of service received. Thank you Dr Singh!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

It is a pleasure worrking with Dr Arun Singh

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr Singh is wonderful!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

My 10th year appointment with Dr Arun Singh was awesome and off the chart when at 77 chronological years he gave me a clean bill of health for my 3 areas of eye health! Also I wanted to thank the Cleveland Clinic's recent decision to lift the unconstitutional CDC, FDA and Federal Governments mandate for the vaccine jab! Also by way of this survey I would ask the Clinic to review world renowned Dr. Margarite Griesz-Brisson MD. Ph.D on both children and adult mask wearing for prolonged periods!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr Sing is excellent very professional Listened and explained very well. Only problem was visit was way to long due to over booking appointments back to back

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

The very best physician , so compassionate , thorough and most importantly brilliant - always has my best interest and concerns in mind and addresses them with calm , confidence and reassurance . I am so very grateful for Dr. Arun Singh

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Definitely recommending Cole Eye Institute and Dr. A. Singh.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

I feel that I was blessed by having Dr. Singh as my physician for cancer on my eye eight years ago. I would beg anyone with eye issues to see him. He has a wonderful bed-side manner - always calmly giving me his time no matter how busy he is. He cured my eye cancer and continues to relieve my anxiety and makes me feel hopeful at my yearly checkups.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr Arun Singh has been taking care of my daughter over a 2 year period. I would not want her in the hand of any other provider with her choroid Osteoma diagnosis. Dr Singh always places McKayla's safety, health and her future as top priority. Dr Singh always has a positive attitude and welcoming smile! We appreciate him and all that he has done. Mendy Kemp

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Thanks to Dr. Singh and his care I am an 11 year survivor of Eye Cancer I have but good thoughts and have told numerous people of the wonderful care both Dr. Singh and the Cleveland Clinic were and are the BEST hospital In Ohio

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Singh is outstanding.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Singh is very thorough. His staff and he shows compassion. His knowledge is incredible and we are blessed to have his expertise in Ohio!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Very good experience. Dr. Arun Singh was honest about the seriousness of the cancer but also very positive in his assessment of a +95% success rate. He didn't rush through our appointment and answered all of our questions to our satisfaction. He explained In detail about the procedure and what to expect afterwards.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr Arun Singh is very knowledgeable, professional and kind to me and the person I bring with me.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr Singh is a terrific doctor ! He's a very good listener and encouraging . I appreciate his concern for me .

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Arun Was and is top shelf. His "fellow " was also. Both explained everything in normal language. Dr. Arun assured me the I was in great shape medically and he didn't want to see me again. "You don't have to come back". Fabulous news.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

No problem scheduling appointment with Dr. Singh

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

I felt the provider provided me with all the information I needed to make decisions about my care, that he explained things clearly and that he showed empathy. His expertise and experie3nce gave me confidence that I was getting the best care possible.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr Singh is like coming to see an old friend.He always was honest and compassionate at the same time! Thank you very much!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

We are fortunate to have the Cole Eye Center..and Dr Aron Singh.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr Singh did an amazing job as he always does

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Singh has always been very clear in explaining my particular circumstance to me and very calming with a situation that is very alarming to me. He explained the odds of my medical issue turning potentially serious with the medical stats available on the my given condition.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Singh and team were awesome . They way he explained everything . Also spoke to my son to see how he was and what he thought.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

I ended up having Dr Funchang's office schedule all of my appointments since I need to do them all on the same day.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr Singh gave me his ext to call due to having issues getting through to talk to him.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr Singh has been caring from the start of my medical issue. I will only go to him as long as he is available.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

I will recommend Dr Singh

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr. Singh is topnotch in every regard.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021


Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

I feel blessed to have Dr. Arun Singh in charge of my choroidal melanoma. Beyond his superb medical counsel, Dr. Singh has a rare meshing of head and heart. Bonus? His sense of humor. He does Cleveland Clinic proud!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr Singh saved my eye! He is very caring and explains things well!. He is the very best!Cassandra went out of her way to help me and her humor makes everyone comfortable!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

I was impressed how fast all the communications happen with other doctors I am seeing

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Singh and the entire staff have always treated me outstandingly well. I have nothing but good to say about the care I received not only from Dr. Singh and his staff, but also the Cleveland clinic in General

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

I can't remember the girls name who did my eye exam in my intake my chart obviously would tell you that she was absolutely fantastic I have never had an eye exam from an optometrist as well as she did it she needs to be commended I did tell Dr. Singh his answer to me was she wouldn't be working for me if she wasn't that good

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Singh is an outstanding person physician and makes the patient feel extremely comfortable with the kinds of diagnoses that he hast to deliver he takes the time to listen to his patience he teaches the fellows what it means to listen to the patient's questions I truly appreciate all that he does I will never see another I physician other than Dr singh

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Doctor Singh is an exceptionally great person as well as a great doctor. He takes the time to explain your entire situation and all options. I never feel rushed. I owe him my continued sight in my right eye. I am a very detailed oriented person. That sometimes annoys some people, Dr. Singh loves what he does and loves to get into the details. I couldn't have found a better doctor to provide the expertise that was required to address my issues. Words cannot describe the thanks owed him in this tough time in my life.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Again, Dr Singh is the best, but the location, the traffic, the wait (a ridiculously long wait), I really hate those things. But I can't say enough good things about Dr Singh.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Singh is the best. Always takes time and explains things and answers my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Already have recommended Dr. Singh to others.

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