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Specialty

Ophthalmology

Language(s) Spoken

English

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

February 2021

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

Professional Background

Dr. Salman Rahman earned his undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston, where he graduated summa cum laude. He then obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 2012. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine, Dr. Rahman finished his ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in 2016. Following residency, he completed a vitreoretinal disease and surgery fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Subsequently, he had an additional year of training in ocular oncology at the University of California San Francisco.

Professional Associations

Dr. Rahman is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society, and the American Society of Retinal Specialists.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Rahman enjoys photography, movies, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Fun Facts

The most exotic/interesting place Dr. Rahman has visited is Australia. Candy bars are his guilty pleasure.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Baylor College of Medicine Merit Scholarship (2008)

  • Summa Cum Laude (2008)

  • Phi Beta Kappa Society (2008)

  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2005)

  • President’s Honor Roll, Rice University (2004 – 2007)

Scientific Publications

  • Rahman SA, Shah VS. Best's disease. Medina CA, Townsend JH, Singh AD, ed. Manual of retinal disease – a guide to diagnosis and management. Springer, 2016. 101-105.

  • Rahman SA, Shah VS. Cone-rod dystrophies. Medina CA, Townsend JH, Singh AD, ed. Manual of retinal disease – a guide to diagnosis and management. Springer, 2016. 91-95.

  • Rahman SA, Shah VS. Retinitis pigmentosa. Medina CA, Townsend JH, Singh AD, ed. Manual of retinal disease – a guide to diagnosis and management. Springer, 2016. 85-90.

  • Rahman SA, Shah VS. Stargardt disease. Medina CA, Townsend JH, Singh AD, ed. Manual of retinal disease – a guide to diagnosis and management. Springer, 2016. 97 – 100.

  • Coffee RE, Jiang L, Rahman SA. Proliferative vitreoretinopathy: advances in surgical management. Int Ophthalmol Clin 2014, 54(2):91-109.

  • Gandhi NB, Su Z, Zhang X, Volpe EA, Pelegrino FSA, Rahman SA, Li D, Pflugfelder SC, de Paiva CS. Dendritic cell-derived thrombospondin-1 is critical for the generation of the ocular surface Th17 response to desiccating stress. J Leukoc Biol 2013, 94(6):1293 –1301.

Abstracts & Presentations

  • Weng, CY, Rahman SA, Shah BM, Rivera MA: Visual and Anatomic Outcomes of Diabetic Tractional Retinal Detachment Repair in a County Health System. ARVO, 2017 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, May 7 – 11, 2017.

  • Rahman SA, Weng CY: Visual and Anatomic Outcomes of Diabetic Tractional Retinal Detachment Repair in a County Health System. 53rd Annual Cullen Eye Institute, BCM Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting, June 2016.

  • Rahman SA, Tkaczyk TS, Coffee RE: Hyperspectral Camera Imaging of the Retina. 52nd Annual Cullen Eye Institute, BCM Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting, June 2015.

  • Rahman SA, Bui DK, Coffee RE: The Incidence of Hydroxychloroquine Retinal Toxicity in the Veteran Affairs Patient Population. ARVO, 2015 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 3 – 7, 2015.

  • Rahman SA, Tkaczyk TS, Coffee RE: Hyperspectral Camera Imaging of Retina and Optic Nerve Disease. 51st Annual Cullen Eye Institute, BCM Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting, June 2014.