As principal investigator of numerous national clinical trials focused on advancing the treatment of retinal disease, Dr. Rishi Singh is here to share his practice pearls from his extensive career experience in this series, Saving Sight, Preventing Vision Loss in Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema. But advancing the eye health of patients isn't his only passion—he also focuses on record implementation and lean process improvement.
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.
Not only is Dr. Singh the President of the Retina World Congress, but he also specializes in treating medical and surgical retinal disease.
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