| Director, General Eye Service|
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Eric L. Singman, M.D., Ph.D,. is an assistant professor of ophthalmology and director of the General Eye Service of the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University 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 sequela of traumatic brain injury. His research interests include automating the various components of the eye exam to enhance telemedicine and he has published extensively in this field.
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) degrees 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 issues associated with brain injury at the Department 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. Outside of work, Dr. Singman’s eclectic New York City upbringing shines through, reflected in his enjoyment of kayaking, archery, fiddling, bagpiping and spending time with his family.
Dr. Singman sees patients in conjunction with the ophthalmology residents in the General Eye Service, located at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.
For appointments, call 410-955-5080