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Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman M.D.; FRCS; FACS

email:   rakhshanda.rahman@ttuhsc.edu

Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Breast Center of Excellence

Patient Appointments:
Breast Surgical Oncology Clinic : 806-775-8600
Clinic Location:
Breast Surgical Oncology Clinic: UMC Southwest Cancer Center Breast Center of Excellence

 Biography:

Dr. Rahman joined Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2009, and is the founding executive director of the multi-campus Breast Center of Excellence established in 2010. She spearheaded the development of the first breast center of excellence in west Texas accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). The prospective data management program and community outreach program at the center received commendations at the national level. Dr. Rahman is the Project Director for the Access to Breast and Cervical Care for West Texas (ABC2WT) project which provides breast and cervical cancer education and screening across the 26 counties of Texas Panhandle. She maintains an active clinical research, educational and leadership portfolio and serves on several local, regional and national boards and committees including American Society of Breast Surgeons and National Consortium of Breast Centers.

She graduated from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, where she completed her internship and residency. She then spent several years furthering her studies, completing fellowships in breast and general surgery in 2001 at Aga Khan, followed by Breast subspecialty fellowship at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences.

Dr. Rahman is the recipient of several awards and honors including the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), Professional Breast Health Champion, Texans Caring for Texans Award, and Amarillo Women’s Network Career Achievement Award.

Director of the Breast Center of Excellence in Amarillo.

Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care
Risk Assessment and Prevention of Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Survivors Quality of Life
Ultrasound guided percutaneous diagnosis and treatment of breast disease
Oncoplastic management of Breast Cancer

Director of the Breast Center of Excellence in Amarillo.

Director TTUHSC Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship
Ultrasound Instructor American College of Surgeons
Certified Facilitator “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”
Mentorship
   Conflict Resolution
   Time Management
   Team Building
   Empathic Listening

Education/Certification:

Fellowship:

Fellowship in Disease of the Breast University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, 2004.
Fellowship in General and Breast Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. 2001.

Residency:

Residency in General Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. 1999.

Medical School:

Internship, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. 1994.
MBBS, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. 1993.

Certification:

Texas State Medical Board
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
College of Physicians and Surgeons in General Surgery, Pakistan

Research:

In The News:

 

 
TTUHSC’s Rahman Awarded CPRIT Grant Funding Expansion

Mark Hendricks.  TTUHSC’s Rahman Awarded CPRIT Grant Funding Expansion.  TTUHSC Daily Dose.  April 11, 2019.   More

 
Access to Breast and Cervical Care for West Texas

Rakhshanda Rahman, MD.  2015 Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference. Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRITTexas). Web. More

 
Local organization awarded $1.5M grant.

Marissa Lucero. KVII News, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. November 15th 2014. More

 
Some Doctors Backing Away from Self Breast Exams

Veronica Dietrich. KAMR News, MyHighPlains.com, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. September 26 2013. Web. More

 
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center looks to help breast cancer survivors.

Steve Myers. KVII News, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. June 23rd 2012. More

 
Breast cancer treatment moves forward in Amarillo.

KVII News, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. October 14th 2010. More

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