October 25, 2021 – Rishi Singh, M.D., has been appointed President of Cleveland Clinic Martin North and South hospitals, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Most recently, Dr. Singh worked at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus in Ohio, where he has served as a staff physician at the Cole Eye Institute and professor of Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He currently serves on the Board of Governors for Cleveland Clinic and as the executive physician champion for documentation excellence for Ohio.
Dr. Singh specializes in the treatment of medical and surgical retinal disease. He has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, books, and book chapters, and has served as principal investigator for numerous national clinical trials.
“Martin North and South hospitals have a long history of providing high-quality care to residents of Martin County,” says Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO and President Conor P. Delaney, M.D., MCh, Ph.D. “They are a foundational component of health care in the community, and Rishi will help us continue to enhance our current services while developing new opportunities to provide access to world-class care.”
After earning his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Singh completed an internship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, followed by his residency in ophthalmology from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and a vitreoretinal fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Singh succeeds Robert L. Lord Jr., who announced in March that he would be retiring at the end of the year.
“Rishi’s leadership and experience will be valuable assets to Martin North and South hospitals, as well as to the community we serve,” says Lord. “I look forward to working with Rishi to ensure we have a seamless transition over the next two months.”
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