Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

We continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and are following the published recommendations of the CDC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. We will continue to see our patients and treat any urgent/emergent needs.

With all of our offices open, the following protocols are in place:

1) We have greatly expanded measures to disinfect our office including cleaning between each patient appointment.

2) To limit any potential exposure, we ask you NOT to bring any non-essential person(s) with you to the appointment.

3) If someone must accompany you to your appointment, we ask that they do not enter the office, if at all possible.

4) If you have an upcoming appointment and identify with the following statements, please do not come directly to the office, but instead call us:

• Fever greater than 100.4

• Respiratory symptoms or difficulty breathing

• Exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days

• Placed in self/hospital quarantine by medical doctor

 Your health and that of our staff is our guiding priority and we continue to update our protocol to ensure safety for everyone. If you have questions regarding these evolving protocols, please contact our office.

Ravi S. J. Singh, M.D.

WORK HISTORY

2013 - PRESENT

  • Retina Associates, LLC  
    Santa Fe Medical Building
    9301 W 74th Street
    Suite 210
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    6201 College Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Overland Park, KS 66211
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    6001 SW 6th Avenue
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    100 NE Missouri Road
    Suite 203
    Lee's Summit, MO 64086
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    4100 North Mulberry Drive
    Suite 100
    Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    3700 West 10th Street
    Suite 101
    Sedalia, MO 65301

2011 - 2013

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
    Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship
     

2008 - 2011

  • Penn State Hershey Eye Center
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center & College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Ophthalmology Residency Training

2007 -2008

  • Department of Internal Medicine
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center & College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Internship (PGY1)

2004 - 2007

  • Penn State Retina Research Group
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

EDUCATION

  • Government Medical College & Rajindra Hospital
    Patiala, Punjab, India 1994- 1999
    Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
  • Department of Ophthalmology
    Government Medical College & Rajindra Hospital
    Patiala, Punjab, India 2000-2003
    Master of Surgery

DEGREES EARNED

  • M.B.B.S. - M.D. Equivalent
  • M.S.

LICENSURE

  • Diplomat American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Kansas State License
  • Missouri State License

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Punjab Ophthalmological Society
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Journal Club
  • Kansas Medical Society
  • Kansas Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

PUBLICATIONS

  • B.A. Cooper, Ravi S.J. SinghEmotional Support of People With Diabetes-Related Retinopathy, Prevention and Management of Diabetes-Related Eye Disease, American Diabetes Association, Arlington, VA 2019.
  • D.P. Han, MD, K.C. McKenney, J.E. Kim, D.V. Weinberg, D.C. Musch, and Ravi S.J. SinghClinical Evaluation of the Rapid Access Vitreal Injection (RAVI) Guide:  a Hand-held Instrument for Assisting Intravitreal InjectionsRetina 2017 Apr;37(4):778-781.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh and D.P. Han:  Injection Guides Ins and Out, New Retina MD. 2017 Apr;37(4):778-781
  • J.A. Flatter, R.F. Cooper, M.J. Dubow, A. Pinhas, Ravi S.J. Singh, R. Kapur, et al:  Outer Retinal Structure After Closed Globe Blunt Ocular TraumaRetina 2014 Oct;34(10); 2133-46
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, D.J. Covert, C.R. Henry, S.K. Bhatia, J. Croskey, C.R. Sanchez & D.P. Han:  Retinal Complications Associated With Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Macular Holes or Epiretinal Membranes in Eyes With Previous Retinal Detachment Repair, JAMA Ophthalmology 2014 Jan;132(1):118-9.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, L.H. Tran & J.E. Kim:  Acute Exudative Polymorphous Vitelliform Maculopathy in a Patient With Lyme Disease, OSLI Retina 2013 Sep 1;44(5);493-6.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh & J.E. Kim:  Ocular Hypertension Following Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections, Drugs & Aging 2012 Dec; 29(12):949-56.
  • P. Karth, Ravi S.J. Singh, and J.E. Kim & D. Costakos:  Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occulusions in an Infant With Hyperhomocysteinemia,  JAAPOS 2012 Aug 16(4):398-400.
  • P.E. Fort, M.K. Losiewicz, C.E.N. Reiter, Ravi S.J. Singh, M. Nakamura, S. Abcouwer, A.J. Barrber & T.W. Gardner:  Differential Roles of Hyperglycemia and Hypoinsulinemia in Diabetes Induced Retinal Cell DeathPLoS One 2011:6(10):e26498.  Epub 2011 Oct. 26.
  • A. Aminlari, Ravi S.J. Singh & D. Liang: Management of PterygiumEyeNet 2010 Nov/Dec:37-38.
  • G. Misra, Ravi S.J. Singh, T.S. Aleman, S.G. Jacobson, T.W. Gardner and T.L. Lowe.  Subconjunctivally Implantable Hydrogels with Degradable and Thermoresponsive Properties for Sustained Release of Insulin to the RetinaBiomaterials 2009 Nov 30 (33):6541-7.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, I.U. Scott, J. Strong & D.A. Quillen:  Von Hippel Lindu Disease Presenting as Left-Arm WeaknessRetinal Physician 2009;6(4):62-64.
  • H. Imai, Ravi S.J. Singh, P. Fort and T.W. Gardner: Neuroprotection for Diabetic Retinopathy,  Dev Ophthalmol 2009;44:56-68.
  • P.E. Fort, W.M. Freeman, M. Losiewicz, Ravi S.J. Singh and T.W. Gardner:  The Retinal Proteome in Experimental Diabetic Retinopathy:  Up Regulation of Crystallins and Reversal with Systemic and Periocular InsulinMol Cell Proteomics 2009 Apr:8(4): 767-79.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh and Ingrid U. Scott:  Diagnosis and Management of Congenital Optic Nerve Pit, EyeNet 2006 Oct:29-30.
  • Matthew J. Gastinger, Ravi S.J. Singh and Alistair J. Barber:  Loss of Cholinergic and Dopaminergic Amacrine Cells in Streptozotocin-Diabetic Rat and Ins2Akita Diabetic Mouse Retinas, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006 Jul;47(7):3143-50.
  • Chad E.N. Reiter, Xiaohua Wu, L. Sandirasegarane, Makoto Nakamura, Kirk A. Gilbert, Ravi S.J. Singh, Patrice E. Fort, David A. Antonetti, and Thomas W. Gardner:  Diabetes Reduces Basal Retina Insulin Receptor Signalling:  Reversal with Systemic and Local InsulinDiabetes 2006 Apr;55(4): 1148-56.
  • D. Singh, K. Singh, S.K. Singh and Ravi S.J. SinghSutureless Leavtor Plication by Conjunctival Route, Comprehensive Therapy, Vol.32(4); p 9240-7.  Winter 2006.
  • F. Hampton Roy, D. Singh, K. Guleria and Ravi S.J. SinghComprehensive Classification of Pediatric CataractsAnnals of Ophthalmology, Fall 2005, Volume 37, Issue 3, p. 157-183.
  • D. Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh, K. Singh, S.K. Singh, I.R. Singh, R. Singh and R.J. Fugo:  The Conjunctival Lymphatic System, Annals of Ophthalmology, Vol. 35(2); p. 99-104.  Fall/Winter 2003.
  • Daljit Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh, H. Kaur, K. Singh, I. Singh and R. Singh:  Plasma Powered Squint Surgery with the Fugo BladeAnnals of Ophthalmology, Vol.35,(1); 12-14.  Spring/Summer 2003.
  • I.R. Singh, D. Singh, R. Singh, K. Singh, H. Kaur and Ravi S.J. SinghThe Plasma Blade in Vitreoretinal SurgeryAnnals of Ophthalmology, Vol.33, N.4, p.280-289; 2001.
  • Kuldip Singh, S. Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh and S. Singh:  Critical Study of Road Traffic Injuries in Relation to Orthopaedics, Surgical Journal of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) North Chapter; 15(1999); 28-33.
  • A.S. Grover, S. Singh, S. Singh and Ravi S.J. Singh: Role of Ultrasonography in Detection of Scrotal Pathology, Surgical Journal of ASI North Chapter, 15(1999); 34-37.
  • J.S. Walia, A.S. Sidhu, Baldev Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh et al:  Left sided Acute Appendicitis - A Case Study, Surgical Journal of ASI North Chapter, 15(1999); 52-56.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Ravi S.J. Singh and D.V. Weinberg, Retinal Toxicity of Systemically Administered Drugs, in Ophthalmology, 4th edition. Yanoff and Duker (Ed) Saunders 2013.
  • Ravi S. J. Singh and J.E. Kim:  Visual Cycle Modulation, in Age-Related Macular Degeneration, 3rd edition.  Lim, Jennifer (Ed) 2012.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh and T.W. Gardner, Diabetic Retinopathy, in The American College of Endocrinology Self-Assessment Program, 2011-2014.  https://www.aace.com/education/cme/asap.
  • G.P. Misra, H. Imai,H, Ravi S.J. Singh, T. Lowe and T.W. Gardner:  Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema, in Retinal Pharmacotherapy, Nguyen Q.D., Rodriques, E.B., Farah, M.E., Mieler, W.F. (eds).  Elsevier, 2010.  ISBN 9781437706031.
  • D. Singh and Ravi S.J. SinghHyperopia, Phakic IOL, Emedicine 2009.  http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1221201-overview.
  • P.E. Fort, Ravi S.J. Singh, M.K. Losiewicz and T.W. Gardner:  Insulin Receptor Based Signaling in the Retina, in, Signal Transduction in the Retina, Fliesler and Kisselev (eds).  CRC Press, 2008, ISBN 0849373158.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh and T.W. Gardner; Clinical Management of Diabetic Retinopathy, for Diabetes and Endocrinology CME section 2005, Medscape, http://www/medscape.com/view program/4219.
  • R. Singh, D. Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh, I. R. Singh, K. Singh, and H. Kaur:  Applications of Fugo (Plasma) Blade, Chapter in Advances in Ophthalmology - by Garg, Pandey et al (editors);p 264-276.  Published by Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi 2005.  ISBN-81-8061-390-9.
  • Daljit Singh and Ravi S.J. Singh: The Applications of Fugo Blade; in Pediatric Cataract Surgery:  Techniques, Complications and Management by Wilson, M.E., et al (editors), 2005 Lippincott Wlliams and Wilkins, p 97-100.  ISBN-0-7817-4307-9.
  • Daljit Singh and Ravi S.J. SinghThe Iris Claw Lens, in Pediatric Cataract Surgery: Techniques, Complications and Management by Wilson, M.E., et al (editors), 2005 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, p 150-3.  ISBN-0-7817-4307-9.

PRESENTATIONS

  • J. Mansour, S. Goodale, L. Greeley, N.M. Loyacano, Ravi S.J. Singh, L.B. Tamborini, A.N. Villegas, J. Woodke:  Running a Successful Retina Practice, Instruction Course at AAO Annual Meeting, November 11, 2017, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh: Primary Vitreo-Retinal Lymphoma, Kansas University Ophthalmology and Lemoine Alumni Society Annual Conference, May 13, 2017, Leawood, KS.
  • D.P. Han, Ravi S.J. Singh, K. Mareno, K. Kastner, J. Beringer, S. Alper and A. Suneja:  Lean Transformation of an Intravitreal Injection Clinic,  Poster presentation at AOS 150th Annual Meeting, May 15th - 18th, 2014, New York, NY, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, D.J. Covert & D.P. Han:  Risk of Intraoperative Retinal Tears and Recurrent Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Eyes With Previous Retinal Detachment Undergoing Pars Plana Vitrectomy,  Poster presentation at Annual ARVO Meeting, May 5th - 9th 2013 Seattle, WA, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, B.P. Larsen & J.E. Kim:  Potential Technique for preventing Retained Intraolular Perfluorocarbon Liquid after Pars Plans Vitrectomy Surgery, Poster presentation at Annual ARVO Meeting, May 5th - 10th 2012  Fr. Lauderdale, FL, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, I.U. Scott, D.A. Quillen, T.W. Gardner, L.E. Walter, J.L. Gibson & G.R. Jackson: Vision-Specific Quality of Life Measurements and Visual Function in Patients With Non-Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy,  Poster presentation at Annual ARVO Meeting, May 1st - 5th 2011 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA..
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, C.J. Barnstable and T.W. Gardner:  Autophagy - Dual Role in Retinal Cell Death and Survival,  Poster presentation at ARVO SERC Diabetic Retinopathy, July 30th - 31st 2010 NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, C.J. Barnstable, S.K. Bronson and T.W. Gardner:  Autophagy-Neuroprotective Response to Stress in Mammalian Retina,  Poster presentation Annual ARVO Meeting, May 2nd - 6th 2010 Ft. Lauderdale, FL USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, C.E.N. Reiter, P. Fort, M. Losiewicz and T.W. Gardner:  Low Dose Subconjunctival Insulin Treats Retinal Dysfunction in Early Diabetic Retinopathy,  Oral presentation ARVO SERC Drug delivery systems for the treatment of retinal disease, July 31st - Aug 1st - 7th, 2009, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, & T.W. Gardner:  Low Dose Periocular Insulin Treats Retina Dysfunction in Early Diabetic Retinopathy.  Oral presentation at Penn State Inaugural resident/fellow research day, May 21st, 2009, Hershey, PA, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, P. Fort, C.E.N. Reiter, M. Losiewicz and T.W. Gardner.  Low Dose Periocular Insulin Treats Retinal Neurodegeneration in Experimental Diabetes, Poster presentation Annual ARVO Meeting, May 3rd - 7th 2009 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, P. Fort, M. Losiewicz and T.W. Gardner.  Diabetes Increases Retinal Autophagy - Reversal With Low Dose Periocular Insulin,  Oral presentation Annual ARVO Meeting, April 28th 2008 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, and T.W. Gardner:  Diabetes Induces Retinal Autophagy, poster presentation Gordon Research Conference Autophagy in stress, development and disease, Jan 6th - 11th 2008 Ventura, CA, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. SinghPeriocular Insulin Improves Retinal Dysfunction in Early Diabetic Retinopathy, Oral presentation at Penn State Annual Vision Research Day, June 1st 2007, Hershey, PA, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, G.P. Misra, C.E.N. Reiter, H.D. VanGuilder, A.J. Barber,, T..L. Lowe and T.W. Gardner:  Periocular Insulin Improves Protein and Metabolic Defects of Early Diabetic Retinopathy.  Poster presentation at the 2007 Annual ARVO Meeting, May 6th - May 10th 2007, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. SinghAutophagy is an Early Adaptive Response in the Diabetic Retina; Penn State Diabetes Retreat, April 13th 2007, Penn State University, State College - PA, USA.
  • K. Mattes-Longo, W.B. Murray and Ravi S.J. SinghDepartment of Anesthesiology Case Conference:  Corneal Abrasion, March 5, 2007, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
  • Ravi S.J. Singh: Insulin and the Retina, Penn State Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, August 17th 2006, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.
  • Ravi S.J. SinghLife and Death in the Retina,  The 11th JDRF/EASD Oxford workshop - Regeneration in Diabetes Complication, July 22nd - 24th, 2006, Keble College, Oxford, UK.
  • Ravi S..J. Singh, P.E. Fort, .C.E.N. Reiter, M.B. Grant, D. Accili, C.R. Kahn, S.K. Bronson and T.W. Gardner.  Decreaseed Insulin Receptor Expression:  Implications for Diabetic Retinopathy,  Poster presentation at the 2006 The American Diabetes Association's 66th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 9th - 13th 2006, Washington, D.C., USA
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, P.E. Fort, C.E.N. Reiter, M.B. Grant, D. Accili, C.R. Kahn, S.K. Bronson and T.W. Gardner:  Impairment of the Retinal Insulin Receptor: Implications for Retinal Neurodegenerations, Poster presentation at the 2006 Annual ARVO Meeting, April 30th - May 4th 2006, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA.
  • X. Wu, C.E.N. Reiter, M. Nakamura, Ravi S.J. Singh, A.J. Barber and T.W. Gardner.  High Glucose Impairs Insulin Signaling in the Retina, Poster presented at the 2005 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual meeting, May 1st - 5th, 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • D. Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh, F. Hampton Roy and R.J. Fugo:  Trans-Ciliary Filtration Surgery,  Instruction course conducted at ASCRS-ASOA Congress Apr 15th - 20th 2005, Washington, DC, USA.
  • R. Singh and Ravi S.J. SinghManagement of Pupillary Membranes with the Plasma Blade.  Exhibit at the XXII Congress of The ESCRS, Sept 18th - 22nd 2004, Paris, France.
  • Ravi S.J. Singh, H.K. Sidhu, D. Singh, R. Singh and R.N. Bhatnagar:  Anterior Capsulotomy Using the Fugo Blade.  Presented at the 61st Annual conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Jan 16th - 19th, 2003, New Delhi, India.
  • R. Singh, D. Singh, Ravi S.J. Singh and K. Singh:  Plasma Knife Capsulotomy in Mature White Cataracts.  Presented at the XX Congress of ESCRS, Sep 7th - 11th, 2002, Nice, France.

JOURNAL REVIEWER

Ad hoc journal reviewer for

  • Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine - Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine and the Forum of the European Societies of Clinical Chemistry, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co., Germany.
  • Ophthalmic Research - Journal for Research in Experimental and Clinical Ophthalmology, Karger, A.G., Switzerland.
  • Endocrine Practice - Official Journal of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Jacksonville, FL
  • European Journal of Medicine
  • Retina Journal
  • American Journal of Ohthalmology

PATENTS

  • Co-inventor of Rapid Access Vitreal Injection Guide;  patent pending (U.S. Patent Application No. 13/918,473)

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • PA Lions Sight Conservation Society Research Grant:  Autophagy in Diabetic Retinopathy, 2008-2009.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Examiner for American Board of Ophthalmology.
  • Member, Self Assessment Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology.
  • Member, BCSC Section 2 Editorial Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology.
  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Foundation Research Award 2012.
  • Resident OKAP Achievement Award 2011, Penn State Hershey Eye Center, June 11th 2011, Hershey, PA.
  • Gail Rutherford Ophthalmology Resident Research Award 2010-11, Penn State Hershey Eye Center, Hershey, PA
  • Travel Grant ARVO SERC on Diabetic Retinopathy, July 30th - 31st 2010, NIH, Bethesda, MD.
  • Resident OKAP Achievement Award 2010, Penn State Hershey Eye Center, June 12th, 2010, Hershey, PA
  • Travel Grant ARVO SERV on Ophthalmic Drug Deliver Systems, July 31st - Aug 1st, 2009, NIH, Bethesda, MD.
  • Gail Rutherford Ophthalmology Resident Research Award 2008-09, Penn State Hershey Eye Center, Hershey, PA
  • Best Research Presentation Award, Penn State University Inaugural Resident/Fellow Research Day, May 21st 2009, Hershey, PA.
  • Internal Medicine Chief Resident's Professionalism Award for 2007-2008, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.
  • Connie Lee Lerea Travel Grant ARVO Annual Meeting Apr 27th - May 1st 2008, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Berman Scholarship for Research in Ophthalmology, 2005, Hershey, PA
  • Best Graduate Medal for the M.B.B.S. session 1994 to 1999, Government  Medical College, Patiala, India
  • National Talent Search Examination Scholarship by the National Council of Education Research and Training, 1992 - 2003, New Delhi, India.

A Vision to be the Best

As the largest group of Retina specialists in the Greater Kansas City, Topeka, Sedalia and surrounding areas we offer multiple professional offices to serve you.  Each of our offices are staffed and equipped to provide the highest level of health care service and access in a comfortable environment.

Dr. Singh is currently seeing patients in our Shawnee Mission, Topeka, Lee's Summit, Emporia and Lawrence locations.

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Retina Associates, LLC

Retina Associates, LLC is an advanced medical practice devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous diseases. Together, our eye care physicians belong to various prestigious organizations: 

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Retina Specialists

Our mission is to help every patient preserve or restore their sight through our advanced treatment options. To discuss your needs with one of our doctors, request an appointment online or call us at (913) 831-7400.

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