DR. ERIC L. SINGMAN, MD PHD
DIRECTOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, GENERAL EYE SERVICE CLINIC
Eric L. Singman, M.D. PhD. is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the General Eye Service Clinic of the Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has subspecialty training in neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical expertise includes diagnosis of visual dysfunction after brain injury. Dr. Singman also has a particular interest in teaching health care providers to recognize the visual sequelae of complex disorders such as traumatic brain injury, Lyme disease and Ehlers Danlos syndrome.
Dr. Singman completed all of his training in Brooklyn, NY. He received his B.A. in chemistry from Brooklyn College, where he was a recipient of the CUNY-wide Jonas Salk Award. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. (in neuroscience) at the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics internship at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, 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. He was also an attending neuro-ophthalmologist at the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Prior to joining the faculty at Wilmer, Dr. Singman served as a subject matter expert for the neuro-ophthalmology of brain injury at the Dept. of Defense-Vision Center of Excellence.
Dr. Singman is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the North American Neuro-ophthalmologic Society. He is involved in national clinical trials and has published research articles and textbook chapters, including most recently a novel finding for Vitamin D in treating cornea pain. Dr. Singman sees patients through supervising ophthalmology residents in the General Eye Services Clinic, located at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.