Prof. (Dr) M. Hafizur Rahman

Consultant Glaucoma Specialist & Refractive Phaco Surgeon

Doctor Biography

Prof. (Dr) M. Hafizur Rahman, Renowned Glaucoma Specialist & Consultant Phaco surgeon, currently working as Consultant at Bangladesh Eye Hospital and Institute and Hikmah Eye Hospital. He is the former Head of Ophthalmology Department at Ad-din Medical College Hospital, Dhaka.

Prof. Rahman is one of the leading Glaucoma consultant and Phaco Surgeon in Bangladesh. He is working to prevent blindness due to cataract and glaucoma from this country. He is used to utilize the latest techniques and equipment to ensure the highest standards of eye care. He is practicing on Cataract & Phaco surgery for more than 19 years and on Glaucoma for more than 17 years. He is the pioneer of many techniques in glaucoma and cataract surgeries.


Prof. Hafizur Rahman the executive member of the Bangladesh Glaucoma Society.  He is trying to aware about glaucoma to the general population of Bangladesh. He is doing charity work for rural people for 17 years and he is the founder and Chairman of Ashrafia Eye Foundation, Jessore where he is working to eradicate blindness among rural poor population.

After completing Fellowship (FCPS), Dr M Hafizur Rahman joined glaucoma department of Islamia Eye Hospital in February 2005 as Senior Medical Officer, then promoted to Registrar in 2006. In 2008 He promoted to Assistant Professor and worked as Head of Glaucoma Services. After resigning from Islamia he joined Ad-din Medical College Hospital, Moghbazar, Dhaka in May 2012, as Associate Professor and Head of Eye Department. After 6 years He promoted to Professor of ophthalmology in May, 2018. After two years of serving as Professor and Head, He resigned and joined Bangladesh Eye Hospital and Institute, Dhaka.

Interested in research, Prof. Hafizur Rahman is the author or co-author of over 25 medical and scientific papers.  Presently he is the Assistant Editor of JBGS (Journal of Bangladesh Glaucoma Society). He presented papers in SAARC and World Glaucoma Conferences in Finland & Hong Kong. He conducted many instruction courses, delivered invited lectures and attended a lot of seminars and symposiums in multiple conferences organized by OSB, BAO, BGS, Multiple pharmaceutical companies & NGOs like SSI, ORBIS etc. He is specially interested for Complex cataract, PACG, Congenital glaucoma and complex glaucoma.

Prof. Hafizur Rahman was born in Jashore in1973. He completed schooling both primary and secondary from his village in 1990, then he went to MM college, Jashore where he completed higher secondary schooling in 1992. Then he was influenced by his friends and family to become doctor for serving the humanity.

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  • MBBS from University of Rajshahi in 1999
  • FCPS (Fellowship) in Ophthalmology from Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in January, 2005


  • Fellowship on Phacoemulsification (Phaco) from Islamia Ispahany Eye Institute in 2007.
  • Glaucoma fellowship from LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India in 2007
  • FICO from international council of ophthalmology, London, UK.


  • Bangladesh Glaucoma Society (BGS)
  • Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh (OSB)
  • Bangladesh Academy of Ophthalmology (BAO)
  • Bangladesh Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (BSCRS)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society, India (AIOS)
  • Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS)
  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA)