About RaKerry Rahman, MD
A board-certified spinal surgeon based in Springfield, Illinois, RaKerry Rahman, M.D., served as a clinical assistant professor of spinal surgery for the Southern Illinois University’s Division of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. He currently sees patients as a cervical spine and scoliosis surgeon at the Spine & Orthopedic Surgical Institute. To stay current with his profession, RaKerry Rahman, M.D., holds membership with the exclusive Scoliosis Research Society, as well as with the International Spine Intervention Society, and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Before launching his career, Dr. Ra’Kerry Rahman graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry with honors and completed an internship and residencies at the New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University. He then completed post-doctoral training as a spine surgery fellow for Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University.
After practicing for several years, Dr. Ra’Kerry Rahman returned to Washington University to complete a complex adult and pediatric spinal deformity apprenticeship with Dr. Lawrence Lenke. In this unique apprenticeship program, RaKerry Rahman, M.D., refined treatment techniques for especially challenging cases of spinal deformity, as well as high-risk osteotomy procedures.