Dr. Jorawer Singh

Fellowship Trained Surgeon

Dr. Jorawer Singh is a fellowship trained 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.

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AWARDS AND HONORS

“Excellence is never an accident.”

— Aristotle

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 George Washington University, Dr. Singh manages a dedicated Clinical Trials Practice that helps pharmaceutical companies carry out Phase I, II, and III trials; required to meet FDA requirements for drug development/certification. He is also 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 ophthalmology36(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 research115, 239-245.
  • Singh, J. S., Young, J. E., & Patel, S. P. (2012). Paracellular Permeability In Corneal Endothelial Monolayers Of Varying Density. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science53(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 Record294(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. Neuropharmacology60(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 was appointed Chief Resident. 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 was invited back to the George Washington University to serve as Director of Refractive Surgery. Currently he 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.

Dr. Jorawer Singh is referred to by many as “the eye surgeon's surgeon.” He is highly sought after by younger ophthalmologists for sub-specialty training. At their behest he founded a consulting firm that specializes in helping young ophthalmologists start new private practices, equip them with all the necessary accoutrement, and then function as highly efficient and productive businesses.

Optometrists and physicians routinely come to Dr. Singh to have their personal eye surgeries performed.