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Lawrence J. Singerman MD, FACSLawrence J. Singerman MD, FACS

Dr. Singerman

Dr. Lawrence J. Singerman completed his retinal training at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and founded Retina Associates of Cleveland, the largest retina group practice in Ohio.  Retina Associates has grown to include 14 retina specialists and 13 office locations to serve our patients close to home.

He has been a principal investigator in more than 150 multicenter clinical research trials, given more than 600 presentations at national and international courses and symposia on macular and retinal vascular disease, and authored over 400 publications.

In 1977, Dr. Singerman founded the Macula Society, an international association of leading investigators and clinicians in the field of retinal diseases, and he has been continuously re-elected as the society's Executive Secretary. He is the recipient of the Macula Society’s Arnall Patz Medal and J. Donald M. Gass Medal and the first recipient of the Lawrence J. Singerman Medal for Outstanding Contributions in Clinical Trials. He is also a Charter Inductee of the Retina Hall of Fame.

Dr. Singerman is Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami School of Medicine. He also was president of the Ohio and Cleveland Ophthalmological Societies and has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland. He was Vice-chair of the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Singerman has been named to the Best Doctors in America list every year since 1998, and has been featured annually in Cleveland Magazine as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, Ltd.




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I just wanted to let you now how thankful I am for Dr Singerman – he is helping me save my eyesight!


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 I was amazed that I could get a next-day appointment in a nearby location. Each person I encountered from the scheduling (phone) person to receptionist, other assistants and technologists were courteous, professional and communicated skillfully.


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...the best doctors office I have ever been. The staff, like Dr Singerman, is fantastic.  I truly appreciate everyone working on Saturdays.  -Thank you :)


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