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Mandeep Singh, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Languages: English, French, Malay, Mandarin, Punjabi

Expertise

Diabetic Macular Edema, Epiretinal Membranes, Genetics and Inherited Diseases , Macular Degeneration, Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Dystrophies, Retinal Surgery, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Surgical and Medical Diseases of the Retina, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service ...read more

Research Interests

Retinal stem cell transplantation; Photoreceptor transplantation; Clinical trials in retinal gene therapy; Retinal surgery technology and device development ...read more

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410-955-3518

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3518

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air

Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480
620 Boulton Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 map
Phone: 410-893-0480

Background

Mandeep S. Singh, M.D., Ph.D., is assistant professor of ophthalmology in the Retina Division of the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Singh is a retinal specialist. He is Co-Director of the Genetic Eye Diseases (GEDi) Center, and is a principal investigator at the Center for Stem Cells and Ocular Regenerative Medicine (STORM).

Dr. Singh completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore. In 2009, he was elected to the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He earned a PhD in ophthalmology from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, in 2014. He completed fellowships in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the Oxford Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, both in the United Kingdom.

His clinical expertise includes surgical, medical and genetic conditions of the retina and macula. Dr. Singh is specialty-trained in vitrectomy surgery for retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker, epiretinal membrane, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, complex retinal detachments including reoperations, vitreous hemorrhage removal, and other retinal surgeries. He also specializes in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, retinal vein occlusion, and choroidal neovascularization.

Dr. Singh sees patients and families with genetic retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, Usher syndrome, Stargardt disease and macular dystrophies.

His research focus is retinal stem cell transplantation. Dr. Singh’s work has been recognized through the Eye Institute–Allergan Research Prize, the Merton College University of Oxford Graduate Prize Scholarship, the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress Founder’s Cup and Medal, the Ruskell Medal, the Johns Hopkins Clinician Scientist Award, and the Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Research in Retina. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the Club Jules Gonin and the Macula Society.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore School of Medicine (2001)

Residencies

  • National University of Singapore / Orthopaedic Surgery (2004)
  • National University of Singapore / Ophthalmology (2009)

Fellowships

  • The John Radcliffe Hospital / Ophthalmology (2014)
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital / Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (2015)

Additional Training

  • Maryland Board of Physicians (2016)

Research & Publications

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health – Eye Disease Epidemiology Course
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine – “Genes to Society” Program

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Bert M. Glaser, M.D. Award for Innovative Research in Retina, ARVO, 2019
  • Biomedical Research Award, Hartwell Foundation, 2018
  • Ruskell Medal, 2013
  • Founder's Cup & Medal, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, 2013
  • Graduate Prize Scholarship, Merton College University of Oxford, 2011
  • Leadership in Academic Medicine Award, National University Health System, 2006 - 2007
  • The Eye Institute-Allergan Research Prize, The Eye Institute-Allergan, 2005 - 2005
  • Outstanding Surgical Intern Award, National University Health System, 2001 - 2001
  • Clinician Scientist Career Development Award, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2016

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • The Macula Society
  • Club Jules Gonin

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