Behin Barahimi, M.D.


M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
BS, Vanderbilt University

Postgraduate Training


Albert Einstein Medical Center


Wills Eye Institute

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Honors and Awards

Shipman Award, Wills Eye Institute
National Eye Institute travel grant recipient
Gill Scholarship, Vanderbilt
Phi Beta Kappa
Mortar Board
Gamma Beta Phi

Areas of Clinical Expertise



Dr. Behin Barahimi is an oculoplastic, orbital and reconstructive surgeon. She is a native of Nashville and received her M.D. from Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Dr Barahimi completed her ophthalmology training at the Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia where she also served as chief resident. She was then selected by the University of Minnesota to complete an American Society of Ophthalmic and Plastic Surgery sponsored fellowship. In 2013, she elected to return to her home- town and join the faculty at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute