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