Dr. Jorawer Singh
Fellowship Trained Surgeon
Dr. Jorawer Singh is a board certified ophthalmologist and the founder of Singh Vision. Dr. Singh discovered his passion for ophthalmology while visiting India as a volunteer on a surgical mission trip. After witnessing the life-changing impact modern eye surgery has on patients' lives he returned to the US determined to become an ophthalmologist.
AWARDS AND HONORS
“Excellence is never an accident.”
Dr. Singh is fellowship trained corneal and refractive surgery specialist. He is published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and is frequently invited to speak at symposiums and seminars. He continues research studies in refractive and corneal surgery and has enjoyed the following recognitions:
- Thesis Honors for Outstanding research supported by a Written Thesis.
- Best in Category Recognition for AAO 2014 Poster Presentation.
- Dr. Thomas J. Guttoso Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology.
- Bacelli Award for Most Outstanding Research.
- National Eye Institute Travel Grant for the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology.
- Presidential Volunteer Service Award 2005 and 2006.
- Creativity 35 Award for Editorial Excellence 2005.
- American Graphic Design Award 2005.
- Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Peer Reviewed Research Publications
“If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research.”
— Albert Einstein
Practitioners on the cutting edge have a duty to drive the progress of their field. Dr. Singh maintains a firm commitment to academic and clinical research in ophthalmology. In addition to his work on clinical studies at Georgetown University, Dr. Singh is intimately involved with medical device development and produces custom designed surgical instruments for his peers. His peer reviewed publications include:
- Braich, P. S., Howard, M. K., & Singh, J. S. (2016). Dyslipidemia and its association with meibomian gland dysfunction. International ophthalmology, 36(4), 469-476.
- Singh, J. S., Imbrogno, V. M., Howard, M. K., Cheema, A. S., Selvadurai, A. D., & Bansal, S. (2015). Relocation consequences on an ophthalmology consultation service from an inpatient to outpatient facility. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, NZ), 9, 1859.
- Singh, J. S., Haroldson, T. A., & Patel, S. P. (2013). Characteristics of the low density corneal endothelial monolayer. Experimental eye research, 115, 239-245.
- Singh, J. S., Young, J. E., & Patel, S. P. (2012). Paracellular Permeability In Corneal Endothelial Monolayers Of Varying Density. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 53(14), 5345-5345.
- Azmitia, E. C., Singh, J. S., Hou, X. P., & Wegiel, J. (2011). Dystrophic serotonin axons in postmortem brains from young autism patients. The Anatomical Record, 294(10), 1653-1662.
- Azmitia, E. C., Singh, J. S., & Whitaker-Azmitia, P. M. (2011). Increased serotonin axons (immunoreactive to 5-HT transporter) in postmortem brains from young autism donors. Neuropharmacology, 60(7-8), 1347-1354.
TEACHER, MENTOR, SURGEON, LEADER.
Dr. Singh and his family enjoy living in Virginia.
After graduating cum laude from the University of Rochester and completing a Master’s in Neuroscience from New York University, Dr. Singh earned his MD from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He did his surgical internship at Columbia University School of Medicine, and his residency in ophthalmology at the George Washington University, where he served as Chief Resident as a senior. Dr. Singh also completed a cornea & refractive surgery fellowship at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and then served as an associate clinical instructor at the NYU Department of Ophthalmology and Albany Medical College, working as a volunteer to teach resident surgeons.
After two years in private practice, Dr. Singh accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University where he currently trains young eye surgeons advanced techniques in ophthalmic surgery in addition to participating in clinical research trials, conducting academic research, and embarking on the journey to build Singh Vision.
SKILLS AND SPECIALTIES
Passionate about your vision.
Dr. Singh specializes in advanced vision correction including LASIK, SMILE, ICLs, RLE (refractive lens exchange), corneal CXL, and refractive cataract surgery. He is also an expert in corneal transplants including DMEK, DSEK, & PKs. Dr. Singh makes it a point to use the most advanced and cutting technologies available, sometimes even going beyond FDA approved procedures in the quest to get you the best possible outcomes.