Amir Khan

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Amir Khan M.D.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF

    Amir Khan, M.D. is a fellowship-trained vascular and interventional neurologist. He completed fellowships in endovascular surgical neuroradiology and vascular neurology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Khan completed his neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an internal medicine residency at Duke University. Prior to that, he earned his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

    Driven by a desire to serve others and fascinated by the challenges of endovascular and vascular neurology, Dr. Khan is excited to join the UCSF faculty at UCSF Fresno and provide his expertise in the treatment of stroke, brain aneurysms, intracranial hemorrhage, vascular malformations and carotid stenosis.

    Dr. Khan is a member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology and the American Academy of Neurology and has had his work published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.

    When he’s not working or spending time with his wife and two young children, Dr. Khan enjoys distance running, reading and following professional sports.

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    1. Ryan RW, Khan AS, Barco R, Choulakian A. Pipeline flow diversion of ruptured blister aneurysms of the supraclinoid carotid artery using a single-device strategy. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Jun; 42(6):E11. PMID: 28565992.
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    2. Khan AS, Chaudhry S, Qureshi AI. Antithrombotic Utilization Trends after Noncardioembolic Ischemic Stroke or TIA in the Setting of Large Antithrombotic Trials (2002-2009). J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2015 Feb; 8(1):20-6. PMID: 25825628.
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    3. Khan A, Adil MM, Qureshi AI. Response to letter regarding article, "Non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stent placement". Stroke. 2014 Aug; 45(8):e171. PMID: 25013024.
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    4. Khan A, Hassan A, Suri F, Qureshi A. Cost-effectiveness analysis of intracranial stent placement versus contemporary medical management in patients with symptomatic intracranial artery stenosis. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2013 Dec; 6(2):25-9. PMID: 24358413; PMCID: PMC3868243.
    5. Asaithambi G, Peters BR, Hurliman E, Moran BP, Khan AS, Taylor RA. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome induced by pazopanib for renal cell carcinoma. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2013 Apr; 38(2):175-6. PMID: 23210935.
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    6. Khan AS, Qureshi AI. The Trevo Retriever thrombectomy device for acute ischemic stroke: is there room for another tool in the toolbox? J Neuroimaging. 2013 Jan; 23(1):5-6. PMID: 22913819.
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    7. Hutnick NA, Myles DJ, Ferraro B, Lucke C, Lin F, Yan J, Broderick KE, Khan AS, Sardesai NY, Weiner DB. Intradermal DNA vaccination enhanced by low-current electroporation improves antigen expression and induces robust cellular and humoral immune responses. Hum Gene Ther. 2012 Sep; 23(9):943-50. PMID: 22650607; PMCID: PMC3440022.
    8. Khan A, Kasner SE, Lynn MJ, Chimowitz MI. Risk factors and outcome of patients with symptomatic intracranial stenosis presenting with lacunar stroke. Stroke. 2012 May; 43(5):1230-3. PMID: 22363054; PMCID: PMC3336041.
    9. Shedlock DJ, Talbott KT, Cress C, Ferraro B, Tuyishme S, Mallilankaraman K, Cisper NJ, Morrow MP, Wu SJ, Kawalekar OU, Khan AS, Sardesai NY, Muthumani K, Shen H, Weiner DB. A highly optimized DNA vaccine confers complete protective immunity against high-dose lethal lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus challenge. Vaccine. 2011 Sep 09; 29(39):6755-62. PMID: 21238574; PMCID: PMC3167034.
    10. Wendell LC, Khan A, Raser J, Lang SS, Malhotra N, Kofke WA, LeRoux P, Park S, Levine JM. Successful management of refractory intracranial hypertension from acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy in a woman with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Neurocrit Care. 2010 Aug; 13(1):113-7. PMID: 20422467.
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    11. Yin J, Dai A, Laddy DJ, Yan J, Arango T, Khan AS, Lewis MG, Andersen H, Kutzler MA, Draghia-Akli R, Weiner DB, Boyer JD. High dose of plasmid IL-15 inhibits immune responses in an influenza non-human primates immunogenicity model. Virology. 2009 Oct 10; 393(1):49-55. PMID: 19683780; PMCID: PMC4118595.
    12. Yan J, Harris K, Khan AS, Draghia-Akli R, Sewell D, Weiner DB. Cellular immunity induced by a novel HPV18 DNA vaccine encoding an E6/E7 fusion consensus protein in mice and rhesus macaques. Vaccine. 2008 Sep 19; 26(40):5210-5. PMID: 18455277; PMCID: PMC4477833.
    13. Hirao LA, Wu L, Khan AS, Satishchandran A, Draghia-Akli R, Weiner DB. Intradermal/subcutaneous immunization by electroporation improves plasmid vaccine delivery and potency in pigs and rhesus macaques. Vaccine. 2008 Jan 17; 26(3):440-8. PMID: 18082294.
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