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

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Eye Examinations
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Intravitreal Injections For Retinal Disease
  • Laser For Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Laser Treatment Of Retinal Disease
  • Macular Degeneration Evaluations
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pars Plana Vitrectomy
  • Scleral Buckle
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Choroiditis
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases of the Retina
  • Diseases of the Vitreous
  • Eye Injuries
  • Floaters And Flashes
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Lens Dislocation
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Monitoring Drug/ocular Toxicity
  • Ocular Injuries
  • Ocular Manifestations Of Aids
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Pigment Epithelium-Choroid Complex
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Traumatic Retinal Detachment
View all 22 Specialties +
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Biography

About Rishi Singh, MD

Dr Rishi Singh MD is a staff surgeon at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic and Assistant 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 medical degree from Boston University in the prestigious accelerated medical program and completed his residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Infirmary Harvard Combined Program in Boston MA.  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 and age related macular degeneration.  Dr. Singh has authored greater than 60 peer reviewed publications, books, and book chapters and serves as the principal investigator of numerous national clinical trials advancing the treatment of retinal disease.  He is a frequent invited speaker at national and international meeting as well as continuing medical education seminars.  Dr Singh is also a reviewer for various ophthalmology and diabetes medical publications, including Archives of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, IOVS, and Ophthalmology. He maintains a strong relationship with drug development and commercial entities by serving on scientific advisory boards.  
 
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.  He has been honored with several research recognitions such as the Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award and the American Society of Retina Specialists Senior Honor Award.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vitreoretinal
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Residency - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Ophthalmology
Boston, MA USA
2005

Internship - Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
Transitional
Boston, MA USA
2002

Medical Education - Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
2001

Undergraduate - Boston University
Boston, MA USA
1996

Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Specialty Interests

Diabetic retinopathy, emphasis on treating conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, macula and vitreous, Retinal Detachment, Surgical and medical treatment of the retina

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow Teaching Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award
  • International Medical Congress Research Achievement Award
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin Research Award
  • Research to Prevent Blindness Fellowship
  • National Institutes of Health/American Association of Medical Colleges Basic Science Research Award
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 10/4/2019, 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:

  • Alcon, Inc.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Novartis International, AG
  • Roche (Hoffman-La Roche, Ltd.)
  • Bausch and Lomb
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
  • Genentech, Inc
  • Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Bayer AG

Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Singh has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:

  • Novartis International, AG

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

383 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

51 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

The doctor was exceptional, a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

I saw Dr. Singh at the end of the day for a few minutes. He seemed very busy.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

I feel so blessed to be in Dr. Singh's care!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr. Singh is a thorough and capable physician. He is knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. Singh is always professional and I will continue to schedule with him

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

I have recommended the Cole Eye institute and Dr. Singh

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Dr Singh is very good. I have to get eye shots but he is very good.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

very happy with doctor's

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

very grateful that the doctor could see me.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2020

Didn't have to wait at all. The first person I saw asked questions and did the testing. she was very nice, friendly and professional. I then saw a fellowship doctor. She was very informative and professional. Dr. Singh examined my eyes and was also informative. He told me about my problem in terms I could understand.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2020

Dr. Singh is always very patient, professional, and thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Dr. Singh is extraordinary - caring, offering specific information, patient with questions, scrupulous about protection for himself and patient.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Excellent as always. Dr. Singh has been the best and always given me the best of care. I recommend Cole Eye to all of my friends.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

dr. Singh save my eyesight, He saved my left eye doctor saying is an excellent excellent doctor he is professional extremely so, he knows what he's doing, I found him to be a world-class high surgeon. The operation to reattachMy retina in my left eye was successful, painless, and took surprisingly a short period of time to execute I uwould recommend Dr. Singh to anyone bar none!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Singh's assistant that day was a young r.who was going back to Oregon to practice. he was excellent. showed me my pictures of my eyesl of how the macular degeneration is holding . was very informative.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

World- class service as I expected. Came from Georgia to see Dr. Singh and I am glad I did.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Singh was very professional and answered all my questions/concerns with straight forward answers.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

team is very organised and prompt with all the pre-tests ready for Dr. Singh. he is very thorough, personable, explains and answers questions clearly and concisely. the best

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

this place is so fantastic we drove from Colorado for the eye appointment Dr. Singh is what all should be .

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

experience with doctor is great. price a little high

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Singh is THE BEST. Give him a raise, buy him a car - something. You cannot afford to lose a man like Dr. Singh.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr Singh and his team were awseome

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Singh, his Associates, his NP, and his staff were informative, kind, and took their time with me.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I am grateful for Dr. Rishi Singh's good care. He goes above and beyond to answer any questions I may have. He is kind and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

I have been VERY pleased with the doctors and staff

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

kudos to Dr Singh

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Alway the quick waiting time before seeing the doctor is appreciated. We make a three hour trip to get there and appreciate we can make the trip home as soon as possible.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

I recommend Dr. Singh to all my family/friends that need his services.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

I have made recommendations and , interestingly, others have mentioned their satisfaction with the same provider.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

I think Dr. Rishi Singh is the best doctor I have ever seen for any treatment!!!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Singh is very nice and respectful. He answers all my questions so I understand the answers.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Rishi is great too! also, having the visiting doctor present meant Singh was describing condition and treatment for each of our understanding

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Dr. Singh couldn't be any better in any way! I have been seeing him for several years for macular degeneration ...He'sPERFECT!!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

My experience with Dr. Singh is always very positive.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Rishi Singh is excellent in all areas of his care. He is patient, pleasant, informative, and I always feel I am well cared for.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

makes such a difference when your Physician seems to remember everything important in regards to past and future surgery or treatment plans. I never feel rushed, can ask questions and leave feeling blessed to be in such capable hands. Our eyesight is so important to our quality of life.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr Singh is always concern and caring. I have been seeing Dr Singh for many years and have never had any issues. Dr Singh is the best choice for me. Dr Dupps referred Dr Singh

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Singh is OUTSTANDING, as well as his Technician, Horom.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Singh exceeds your highest category of Very Good.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

the doctor was very responsible and respectful really made me feel comfortable

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Singh is absolutely wonderful as a physician medically and he makes me feel like a friend, not just a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

The appointment with the actual provider was about 3 minutes from start to finish and all he said was "You need to see a different specialist" and prescribed eye drops.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Dr Singh has an extraordinary combination of expertise and empathy. So very grateful for him.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Quick and efficient appointment. Dr. Singh is caring, amazing and very efficient. Testing was minimal and the complete appointment was 30 minutes.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

I felt as if Dr. Singh was " bothered" by me being there. As if I was wasting his time. My husband was with me and said the same thing. I went to him for a second opinion and I don't know if I will go back to see him again.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

second time visiting with this doctor. I highly recommend him. great bedside manner and great sense of humor.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Rishi Singh is a very knowledgeable and caring physician.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Very well satisfied . Dr Rishi was extremely professional and helped me alot. Excellent service

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Dr. Singh was wonderful. He explained the procedure in an unhurried way and performed it himself.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Super experience. Dr. Singh is an outstanding physician and I am fortunate to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Dr. R. Singh is very caring and treats you as if you were family.

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