Raza M. Shah MDVitreo-Retinal Specialist, Maryland Retina Institute, Olney, Maryland
Raza M. Shah, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) as well as subspecialty trained by an Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) accredited fellowship. He specializes in diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Shah attended college at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He later earned his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine and remained there to pursue his residency in Ophthalmology where he was also honored to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Shah then pursued his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the Associated Retina Consultants in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Shah has been privileged to author or co-author over 40 book chapters and topics as well as publish scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has been invited to lecture both physicians and students on current clinical issues. As a resident, he received multiple honors including Intern of the Year, Resident of the Year, and the Golden Apple for Teaching by the College of Medicine. He was even bestowed with Hahnemann University Hospital’s highest award for training physicians – “Excellence in Clinical Practice for a Fellow, Resident, or Intern.” Dr. Shah enjoys all aspects of retinal disease, but has particular interests in the management of acute, subacute, and chronic retinal disorders including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and complex retinal detachments. Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Ultra-Widefield Angiography Useful for Evaluating Diabetic Macular Edema and Response to Therapy
- Ocriplasmin May Be Effective for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion
- Diversity in the Ophthalmologist Workforce
- Anterior Chamber Flare During Bevacizumab Treatment in Exudative AMD
- Internal Limiting Membrane Translocation for Refractory Macular Holes
- Non-Supine vs Face-Down Positioning in Macular Hole Surgery
- Anatomical and Functional Outcomes of Symptomatic Idiopathic Vitreomacular Traction
- Topical Dorzolamide–Timolol With Intravitreous Anti-VEGF for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- IOP in Diabetic Macular Edema Treated With Intravitreal Dexamethasone
- Personalized Proteomics for Idiopathic Inflammatory Disease