Eric L. Singman MD, PhDAssociate Professor of Ophthalmology, Division Chief, General Eye Service at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Founder/Provider of the Wilmer Clinic for Vision Disorders after Brain Injury, Medical Director for Clinical Operations for the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians, Baltimore, Maryland
Eric L. Singman, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of ophthalmology, division chief of the General Eye Service at the Wilmer Eye Institute, and founder/provider of the Wilmer Clinic for Vision Disorders after Brain Injury as well as the Medical Director for Clinical Operations for the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has subspecialty training in neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Singman also has a particular interest in teaching health care providers to recognize the visual sequela of traumatic brain injury. His research interests have focused on automation of the eye exam and optimization of clinical operations.
Dr. Singman received his M.D. and Ph.D. (in neuroscience) at the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate and his neuro-ophthalmology fellowship training at the Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital. After his fellowship, Dr. Singman practiced neuro-ophthalmology for 14 years in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was also an attending neuro-ophthalmologist at the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Singman currently also serves as a subject matter expert for the neuro-ophthalmology of brain injury at the Department of Defense/Veterans’ Affairs Vision Center of Excellence and the Dept. of Health and Human Services-Federal Occupational Health.
Dr. Singman has received research support from Welch Allyn to study vision screening devices.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Teleophthalmology in the COVID-19 Era
- Safety and Efficacy of a 3-D Visualization Helmet for Vitreoretinal Surgery
- Gender Differences in Procedure Volume Among Vitreoretinal Fellows
- Reshaping Ophthalmology Training After the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Cost and Visit Duration of Same-Day Access at an Academic Ophthalmology Department vs Emergency Department
- A Modified Grading Scheme for the Assessment of Peripheral Anterior Chamber Depth and Angle
- Low Sensitivity of the van Herick Method for Detecting Gonioscopic Angle Closure Independent of Observer Expertise