RCTX Welcomes Dr. Kenneth Fan and Dr. Effie Rahman To Our Practice
Retina Consultants of Texas is proud to welcome Dr. Kenneth C. Fan and Dr. Effie Z. Rahman to our practices in the Greater Houston area! Both Dr. Fan and Dr. Rahman are board-certified surgical and medical retina specialists.
About Dr. Kenneth C. Fan
Dr. Fan completed an ophthalmology residency, chief residency, and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, the top-ranked eye hospital in the U.S. He has also trained in the field of inherited retinal diseases and gene therapy for rare eye conditions. He will be caring for patients at our retina centers in The Woodlands, Katy, Northwest/Cypress, Lufkin, Kingwood, Beaumont, and Bellaire, TX.
Dr. Fan specializes in complex retinal detachment, ocular trauma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, epiretinal membranes, and macular holes with a dedicated special interest in inherited retinal diseases and retinal gene therapy. Throughout his residency and fellowship, Dr. Fan authored and published over 40 scientific, peer-reviewed journal articles. As a resident, he was awarded the Heed Fellowship, and as a fellow, he was awarded the prestigious Ronald G. Michels Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor for a surgical retina fellow.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Fan’s personal interests include swimming and cooking with his wife and family.
About Dr. Effie Z. Rahman
Dr. Rahman completed her medical internship at Brackenridge/Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, TX, and completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. She went on to complete her surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, one of the busiest vitreoretinal fellowship programs in the country. She will be caring for patients at our retina centers in The Woodlands, Katy, Northwest/Cypress, Peakwood, Lufkin, Kingwood, and Brenham, TX.
Dr. Rahman’s surgical interests include complex and uveitic retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, diabetic hemorrhages, tractional detachments, secondary intraocular lens implantations, and intraocular foreign body removals. She recently won the first annual American Society of Retina Specialists Surgical Retinal Detachment Debate in 2021, winning the Golden Eye Award.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Rahman is a classical cellist who has won several state-level competitions and has performed at Carnegie Hall. She also enjoys CrossFit and spending time with her family, dogs, and friends.