Dr. Khan is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He conducted his adult psychiatric training at Emory University and his child and adolescent psychiatric training at Stanford University. He has been practicing psychiatry for years and is board-certified in general psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Khan has participated in a number of research studies, published scientific articles on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and authored the learning disorder chapter in Treating Adolescents, "A step-by-step guidance for the effective clinical treatment of specific disorders." He serves as a selected contributor for the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) "Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives." blog. As a frequent speaker, he has presented on a number of mental health topics including pediatric bipolar disorder, social media, cyber-bullying, sports psychiatry, cultural psychiatry and global mental health. He also co-teaches an undergraduate psychology class at Stanford University called "Mental Health in Collegiate Athletes".
Dr. Khan has trained extensively in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and T.E.A.M. Therapy with Dr. David Burns, MD at Stanford University. He employs mindfulness, psychodynamic therapy and other treatment modalities as well, often working collaboratively with families to find the perfect approach. These treatment methods, if performed effectively, can improve a significant variety of psychological and psychiatric disorders.
As a member of Stanford University Hospital's Eating Disorder Program, he is regularly consulted by teens and their families for "Family-Based Therapy", also called the "Maudsley Approach". This is the most evidence-based treatment for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
His work has encompassed a wide variety of patients, including those dealing with complicated and life-altering Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, severe depression, and crippling anxiety. He regularly works with children and adults in the valley who are entrenched in highly competitive and stressful environments, which have their own challenges and mental health repercussions. Dr. Khan also has the unique experience of working closely with Professional/Division I college/Elite high school athletes, entrepreneurs/founders in Silicon Valley, and celebrities, helping them improve their performance and cope with their high-stress environments.
Dr. Khan Lives in the Valley with his family and enjoys spending time with them, playing/watching sports, reading, and cars. He keeps up with exciting technological advances in Silicon Valley and is a co-founder and advisor for multiple mental health start-ups. He is also multi-lingual and speaks Urdu and Hindi fluently.
Jeanne Spurlock Fellowship (AACAP)
Young Leaders Award (AACAP)
Donald J. Cohen Fellowship (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions)
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