The Retina Group of Washington
Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Rali became a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow at The Retina Group of Washington in July 2022, immediately following residency in Ophthalmology at the well renowned Emory Eye Center.
Dr. Rali received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Religion, from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. While in college, Dr. Rali was involved heavily in numerous tutoring and mentorship projects including jobs as a teaching assistant and Biology tutor. He then earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, before staying on for residency at the Emory Eye Center.
Dr. Rali has conducted a variety of ophthalmology research on different topics. Some of his prominent work includes evaluating cataract surgery training, assessing stress levels for young surgical trainees, and better understanding the surgical learning curve. Other topics of research interests include telemedicine and inherited retinal diseases. Dr. Rali has published his work in prestigious journals including JAMA Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Retinal Cases and Brief Reports and Ophthalmic Genetics. He has also presented his findings at symposia and meeting of international and national medical associations, such as the American Society of Retinal Specialties and Association University Professors of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Rali is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has an interest in education and has served as a teacher and mentor in various capacities throughout his college, medical school and residency years. In medical school, he served as the president of the Pipeline Initiative which was a multi-tiered mentorship program that involved the Emory College, Emory School of Medicine, various other Emory graduate schools and five inner-city Atlanta high schools. In his free time, Dr. Rali enjoys traveling, hiking, watching sports and playing tennis.