Ehsan Rahimy, M.D.
Accepting new patients Referral not required
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- Hospital Affiliations
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
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Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (High Honors & Junior Alpha Omega Alpha inductee)
UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA - Ophthalmology
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI - Internal Medicine
Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA - Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery
- Primary Language(s)
More About This Provider
Dr. Rahimy primarily focuses on the surgical management of retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and macular pucker, and performs these surgeries every week. He utilizes the latest cutting edge surgical techniques and instrumentation to maximize functional outcomes for his patients while minimizing discomfort during the healing process. In the clinic, Dr. Rahimy specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, retinal vein occlusions, other causes of macular edema, central serous retinopathy, myopic degeneration, retinal tears, retinal holes, lattice degeneration, and vitreous detachment.
Honors in Ophthalmology:
Elected Member, The Retina Society (2019)
Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2019)
Senior Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists (2018)
The Ophthalmologist Power List – top 50 rising stars in ophthalmology (2017)
Ophthalmology Times New MD Writers Program Winner (2016)
PAFMG Physician Recognition Award as a Pioneer in Healthcare (2016)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Honor Award (2016)
Fostering Innovative Retina Stars of Tomorrow (FIRST) Program (2016)
William Tasman Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award (2015)
Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award (2014-2015)
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Award (2014-2015)
American Academy of Ophthalmology's Advocacy Program Ambassador (2014)
Pepose-Saltzman Young Investigator ARVO Award (2013)
Dr. Henry & Lilian Nesburn Award (2013)
Devgan Outstanding Surgical Resident Award (2013)
Dr. Rahimy has over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, has contributed to more than 100 abstracts presented at national and international ophthalmic meetings where he is a frequent invited speaker to, and has numerous first-authored book chapters as well as other non-peer reviewed articles. His research interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, novel retinal imaging platforms, and telemedicine in ophthalmology. He has a particular interest in the interplay between technology and medicine, notably with emerging AI and deep learning platforms, and how ongoing advancements and further integration will transform healthcare delivery in the future.
Active member: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), The Retina Society
In his spare time, Dr. Rahimy enjoys playing recreational sports and staying active outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Philosophy of Care
I strive to deliver state-of-the-art, yet personalized retinal care for my patients in the most compassionate manner. I believe in a shared decision-making approach where, together, we can create a management plan that best suits your individual ophthalmic needs and optimizes your quality of vision. It is just as important for you to understand the basis for what brings you into the office – not just the “what,” but also the “why” and I take great pride in educating and empowering my patients with that information.
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