Pioneering UF female neurosurgeon makes strides in the clinic and the lab

Maryam Rahman, M.D. ’05, M.S., treats patients and studies malignant brain tumors

By Emily Mavrakis
Maryam Rahman portrait. Maryam Rahman, M.D., M.S. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
"I benefited from male mentors who never treated me as a woman in neurosurgery, but as a person in neurosurgery."
Maryam Rahman, M.D. '05, M.S.
Maryam Rahman performing brain surgery. Maryam Rahman, M.D., M.S., performs surgery. Photo by Louis Brems
Maryam Rahman looks through a microscope in the lab. Maryam Rahman, M.D., M.S., in the lab. Photo by Louis Brems