Salar Rafieetary, MD

Salar Rafieetary, MD

Dr. Salar Rafieetary was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from Briarcrest Christian School before attending Rhodes College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and received Phi Beta Kappa honors. During his time at Rhodes, he served as student government president, received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for service and leadership, and was inducted into the Rhodes College Hall of Fame.

Dr. Rafieetary received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He graduated in the top 10% of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) and Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). He served as president of his medical school class for four years. He subsequently completed his transitional internship and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee/Hamilton Eye Institute.

Dr. Rafieetary is excited to join Charles Retina Institute as a vitreoretinal surgery fellow. He enjoys watching the Memphis Grizzlies, playing with his cat Conley, and most importantly spending time with his wife, Hannah, who works as the Volunteer Coordinator at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.