Imad S. Khan, MD

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Job Title
Assistant Professor

Imad S. Khan, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. He is a neurosurgeon specializing in complex spine surgery with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. His primary clinical focus is on the surgical treatment of degenerative, traumatic, infectious, and neoplastic spinal disorders.

Dr. Khan received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University in Pakistan. He subsequently pursued research fellowships at LSU Shreveport, Vanderbilt University and Dartmouth College before completing a neurosurgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Khan completed a complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at the University of Washington. He also obtained a master’s degree in public health from The Dartmouth Institute.

Clinical Interest

Spinal Disorders (degenerative, traumatic, infectious, neoplastic), Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, General Neurosurgery

Research Interests

Dr. Khan’s clinical research interests include clinal outcomes after surgery, healthcare disparities, variation in care, healthcare utilization and policy. He is also involved in translational research investigating spinal cord injury and chronic back pain.

Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, reading, music.


Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College

Residency:  Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Fellowship: University of Washington