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About Uqba Khan, M.D.
I firmly believe that world-class patient care requires compassion and empathy. My philosophy of medicine is simple: Not only do I strive to provide the most cutting-edge treatments to my patients, but I also make them the centerpiece of medical decision making. The therapeutic landscape of oncology is ever-evolving with novel treatment strategies, targeted and immunotherapies, and precision medicine technology. Therefore, it is so important for physicians to have effective communication with patients and their caregivers in order to determine the best treatment option for each patient’s unique needs. I strive to personalize care of every patient by incorporating the latest clinical research, evidence-based medicine and molecularly-guided treatments. I am also fortunate to be part of Weill Cornell Medicine, where I can offer my patients several clinical trials, giving them early access to novel treatments often years before they are available elsewhere.
Dr. Uqba Khan is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine within the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Khan is also an Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Khan received his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan in 2008. He underwent his internal medicine training at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore and later completed his hematology/oncology fellowship at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, where he also served as chief fellow.
Dr. Khan has a special interest in treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies and clinical research. He joined Weill Cornell Medicine in 2018 to complete an additional year of training in management of gastrointestinal malignancies. He also worked as an instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College between 2018 and 2019. In June of 2019, Dr. Khan was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine within the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology.
Dr. Khan has been involved in a number of clinical and translational research studies. His research focuses on optimizing the effectiveness of immunotherapy in solid malignancies. He has published a number of research articles and is actively involved as an investigator in several clinical trials. He has presented his research findings at several professional conferences and meetings.
Dr. Khan is a member of several national and international professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Society of Immunotherapy in Cancer (SITC), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award 2019
ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award 2018
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Sparkathon 2017
Best Medical Resident 2015
M.B.,B.S.Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of Punjab (Pakistan)2008
Attending PhysicianNewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
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