Dr. Rashid Taher, MD

Dr. Rashid Taher, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(20)
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Dr. Rashid Taher, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in North Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1995 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmic surgery, and more.

184 NE 168th St

North Miami Beach, FL 33162

Contact Information

(305) 655-0411

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • CHAMPVA
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taher "Dr. Taher is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in Vitreo-retinal surgery. Dr, Taher received his medical degree from George Washington University Medical School and finished his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida. Dr. Taher has been involved in the research of surgical treatment of retinal occlusions and diode laser use in macular degeneration. He is a Fellow of the and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery."
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Amaurosis Hypertrichosis
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases Leading to Retinal Scarring
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exudative Retinal Detachment
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Steroid-Induced Glaucoma
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traditional Retinal Tears
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Fla/shands Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Boston University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taher to family and friends
4.0
based on 20 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Taher's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Pompano Beach, FL |
Dr. Taher---is excellent in every aspect from his wonderful bedside manner to his surgical skills
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Driving I noticed a blurred area in one eye. I had a vein bleed in the back of my eye and was sent to Dr. Taher. He started treating me and after many months new veins have grown and taken over the blood flow to make my vision 20/30. While in his care my other other developed a hole in my...more
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in Miami, FL |
Dr. Taher was highly recommended to me by a specialist who discovered that I had a small membrane growing over my retina. From the first visit, I was extremely comfortable with Dr. Taher and his staff. I never felt like he was in a hurry, he always took the time to explain completely my condition...more
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in Miami, FL |
Dr. Taher was recommended to me by my ophthalmologist when he discovered I had a hemorrhage in the back of my eye. I have been seeing him for the last 8 months and it has been an amazing experience. I would recommend Dr. Taher to anyone who wants a doctor who cares and treats you with...more
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
I have been fortunate to find Dr Taher when it was discovered that I had macular degeneration. I trust him in that his recommendations and treatment is spot on. His staff only adds to my total satisfaction of his practice. As I will be using him for a while to come, I can only say that I...more
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Dr. Taher accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • Total Health Choice
  • Tricare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare
  • Vista Health Plan
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Taher has admitting privileges

Jackson North Medical Center
160 NW 170th St
North Miami Beach, FL 33169
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Larkin Community Hospital
7031 SW 62nd Ave
South Miami, FL 33143
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