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Sanford welcomes Mateen Rahman

BEMIDJI — Infectious disease specialist Dr. Mateen Rahman has joined Sanford Bemidji Main Clinic in the Internal Medicine Department.

Rahman received his bachelor of medicine and a bachelor of surgery from Karachi University, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He completed an internal medicine residency at Catholic Health Systems, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., and a two-year infectious disease clinical fellowship at the University of Buffalo prior to moving to Bemidji.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.

Sanford Infectious Disease specializes in treating infectious and immunological diseases caused by an infectious agent (bacteria, fungus, parasites or other rare infections).

These conditions are often rare and complicated and may include respiratory infections, bone and joint infections, tuberculosis and meningitis.