Meet Our New Hospitalist – Tanvir Rahman, MD

Tanvir Rahman, MD

In July 2021, Dr. Tanvir Rahman assumed the position of Instructor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Hospital Medicine. He was born in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, and pursued his medical education at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, University of Dhaka. Dr. Rahman completed his medical degree in 2011, followed by a one-year internship in his home country, which granted him a permanent physician’s license to practice medicine in Bangladesh.

In 2013, shortly after the completion of his internship, Dr. Rahman relocated to Canada. There, he embarked on a journey to obtain his Master’s degree in Experimental Medicine, focusing on Allergy and Immunology, at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. His master’s thesis, titled “Cow’s milk specific IgE, IgA, and IgG4 as a predictor of outcome in oral immunotherapy,” added to his academic achievements. He successfully graduated in 2015.

Before his appointment to the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2021, Dr. Rahman completed his residency and served as Chief Resident at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. During his tenure at St. Luke’s Hospital, he actively participated in numerous research and scholarly endeavors. Dr. Rahman is particularly passionate about teaching and collaborating with both medical students and residents. His current professional interests predominantly revolve around General Internal Medicine, particularly inpatient care, with a specialized focus on Cardiology.

Beyond his medical profession, Dr. Rahman values spending quality time with his family and friends. His interests outside of work encompass traveling, exploring new destinations and cultures, indulging in diverse cuisines, culinary pursuits, hiking, biking, reading, and engaging in the sport of cricket. Dr. Rahman eagerly anticipates the opportunity to provide exceptional care to his patients as a dedicated member of the Division of Hospital Medicine.