Dr. Rahul Komati was born and raised in the California Bay Area. His career in medicine began when he enrolled in an accelerated medical program; he earned a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he was a member of the Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society.
Dr. Komati completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan where he served as Chief Resident in his final year and was awarded the David Barsky Research Award. He then completed a two-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Komati became a physician because he wanted a career where he could develop meaningful, lasting relationships with people and positively impact their lives. He was drawn to ophthalmology because of the cutting-edge technology and science inherent to eye surgery. He aims to help patients understand their eye conditions to maximize their vision and health.
Dr. Komati has authored several peer-reviewed publications and has presented at national and international conferences. He is board-certified and participates in numerous professional organizations such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Surgeons, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Komati enjoys traveling, learning about new cultures and cuisines, and spending time with his wife and dog.