Maryam Rahman, M.D., an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery, is affiliated with the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy in the Evelyn F. & William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. She specializes in the treatment of patients with brain or spinal tumors and cortical mapping for brain tumors.
Dr. Rahman graduated from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She attended medical school at the University of Florida, where she also completed her neurosurgical residency. During her training at UF, 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, an NIH-sponsored program. After residency, she completed a surgical neuro-oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins under the direction of Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa. During training she was granted the Chuck Shank award for Excellence in Neurosurgery and the Resident Highest Board Score recognition.
In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Rahman is dedicated to teaching young doctors in training. In 2009, Dr. Rahman won the Resident Teaching Award from the UF College of Medicine and the 2011 Course Director Teaching Award from the UF department of neuroscience. Dr. Rahman serves as the co-director of the neuroanatomy course in the College of Medicine.