Maryam Rahman, M.D.

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Biography

Maryam Rahman was born and raised in Florida. She obtained her BA in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, where she was a member of the varsity Women’s fencing team. At the University of Florida she obtained her MD during which she also spent time providing indigent care in Peshawar, Pakistan.

She stayed at the University of Florida to complete her neurosurgical residency. During her training she completed a two-year neuro-oncology fellowship under the direction of Dr. Brent Reynolds studying tumor stem cells and their role in developing novel therapy for brain tumors. Additionally, she earned her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation through the Advanced Postgraduate Program in Clinical Investigation (APPCI), an NIH sponsored program. She was awarded three grants to support her research and earned the Resident Research Award. During residency, Dr. Rahman also served as the co-director of the Neuroanatomy course for the first year medical students. She was granted the Chuck Shank award for Excellence in Neurosurgery and the Resident Highest Board Score recognition.

Dr. Rahman completed her fellowship training in neuro-oncology and brain tumors under the direction of Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa at Johns Hopkins University. This was supported by the CNS Tumor Fellowship award. In addition to her clinical work, she has a busy clinical and basic science research career focusing on novel therapies for brain tumors. Her current interests include treatment of glioma, skull base tumors, pituitary tumors, brain tumors and spinal tumors.

Education

Residency - Surgery
University of Florida
2006

Medical Degree
University of Florida
2005

Residency - Neurological Surgery
University of Florida
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