AN EXCEPTIONAL SCHOLAR
Dr. Rahman has an exceptional scholarly background. He completed medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in 2005, earning his Doctorate of Medicine with Honors and Distinction in Research. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society. He also won numerous first-place research awards, including the Wilbert C. Jordan Research Forum Basic Science Award and the Process of Discovery Award.
RECIPIENT OF A PRESTIGIOUS RESIDENCY
This distinguished education was followed by an orthopedic residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University. It was during this residency that he chose to focus on spine surgery. At this time, he won the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation (OREF) resident grant. This prestigious grant was one of only fifteen awarded nationally. Also during this residency, he served as chief resident from 2009-2010.
MEMBER OF AN EXCLUSIVE FELLOWSHIP
Following his residency, Dr. Rahman elected to take a special fellowship in cervical spine and spinal deformity at Washington University. This fellowship was with some of the world’s leading spine surgeons, including Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Lenke and Dr. Keith Bridwell (spinal deformity), and Dr. Dan Riew (cervical spine surgery) at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.