Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Dr. Rayaz holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and he completed his internal medicine residency training at Unity Health in Searcy, Arkansas. He then completed advanced training through a fellowship in geriatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He then went to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and did an additional fellowship in hospice and palliative care.
Dr. Rayaz’s research interests include patient education and treatment strategies to reduce suffering for patients with life-limiting illnesses.
Dr. Rayaz’s interests outside of medicine include cooking, traveling, and attending plays.
- Improving outcomes for at risk populations
- Quality Improvement
- American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) (2022)
- American Osteopathic Association (AOA) (2022)