Dr. Azizur Rahman, MD

Dr. Azizur Rahman, MD

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Dr. Azizur Rahman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

3865 N Mulford Rd

Rockford, IL 61114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rahman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stye
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Rahman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rahman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rahman "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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • 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

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Henry Ford Hospital (Ophthalmology)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Harvard Medical School (Glaucoma)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins University (Ophthalmic Pathology)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rahman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rahman's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rahman to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rahman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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.
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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.
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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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