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Lawrence J. Singerman, Md

Lawrence J. Singerman, MD

Chief Medical Research Officer, DHRpro

Founder, Retina Associates of Cleveland

Founder, Macula Society

Lawrence J. Singerman, MD 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.  Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is the University of Miami School of Medicine’s ophthalmic care, research, and education center and has been ranked as the #1 eye hospital and vision research center in the nation 21 times.

He is the Founder of Retina Associates of Cleveland and was president of the Ohio and Cleveland Ophthalmological Societies.  He 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.

In 1977, Dr. Singerman founded the Macula Society and 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 has been a principal investigator in more than 200 multicenter clinical research trials.  He has given more than 600 presentations on macular and retinal vascular disease and authored more than 400 publications.

Dr. Singerman earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Cleveland. He completed his retinal fellowship training at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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