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:
- Patient Preferences in the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Treat and Extend Regimen With Ranibizumab for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- OCT Features of Retinal Neovascularization in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
- Low-Luminance Vision Predicts Vision Gains With Anti-VEGF Therapy in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Eye Care PracticeChanger in 2015: Why I No Longer Use My Favorite Treatment for Macular Edema
- OCT Angiography vs Traditional Multimodal Imaging for Evaluation of AMD
- Compounded Bevacizumab and Postinjection Endophthalmitis
- Feasibility and Utility of Microscope-Integrated OCT During Ophthalmic Surgery
- Ocriplasmin Retinopathy
- Emixustat Reduces Rod Sensitivity in Geographic Atrophy