Dr. Azizur Rahman, MD

Dr. Azizur Rahman, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 63 years old

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As the only fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist in Northern Illinois outside of the Chicago area, Dr. Rahman specializes in the medical...Read more

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in Rockford, IL |
Dr. Rahman is an excellent glaucoma specialist. We are lucky to have him in Rockford, since he is the only ophthalmologist in the area with fellowship training in glaucoma. Thanks to him my glaucoma is now under control.
in Poplar Grove, IL |
Dr. Rahman Is very understanding and compassionate doctor, I am diabetic and he made a great effort on explaining the importance of my eyes and the staff is very nice and the office is very welcoming.
in Rockford, IL |
I had an excellent experience with Dr. Rahman. He was very considerate and answered all my questions. I would definitely recommend him especially to people like me who suffer from glaucoma.
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As the only fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist in Northern Illinois outside of the Chicago area, Dr. Rahman specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. His interests include laser treatment, including selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for open angle glaucoma, laser treatment of narrow angle glaucoma, trabeculectomy surgery and ExPress mini-tube shunt surgery. After graduating from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, he completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He completed two fellowships in ophthalmology. The first was in ophthalmic pathology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  The second was in glaucoma from Harvard Medical School in Boston.  He has been on staff at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, where he has taught glaucoma and cataract surgery to numerous ophthalmologists in training. Dr. Rahman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital (Ophthalmology)

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Medical School (Glaucoma)

    Completed in 1999

    Johns Hopkins University (Ophthalmic Pathology)

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Trabeculectomy