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Nadia Khan, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

As a pediatric critical care specialist, Nadia Khan, MD, diagnoses and manages care for complex surgical patients and critically ill children and teens.

In addition to Dr. Khan's clinical work, she is also actively researching techniques for improving critical care procedures. She is developing a comprehensive care program for the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) that will facilitate clinical care for patients in the critical care units and sedation suite, and provide resources to support at-risk patients on pediatric wards prior to and following ICU admission. Dr. Khan is also a member of the Comer Children's Hospital CPR committee. Through other research efforts, she has investigated the use of ultrasound in pediatric critical care medicine as a fast, non-invasive diagnostic tool for pediatric patients.

Dr. Khan is also involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Khan mentors fellows and prepares conferences, such as journal club, morbidity and mortality and board exam reviews. She has given multiple lectures both within and outside of the division of Pediatric Critical Care and teaches through bedside rounds. Additionally, Dr. Khan is developing a bedside ultrasound educational curriculum in conjunction with the Simulation Center for the fellowship program.

Dr. Khan also volunteers on international critical care missions and has spent time working in areas such as Panama, Haiti and Iraq.

Practice Location(s)

University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Critical Care

Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago

Residency and Fellowship

University of Miami


Association of Pediatric Program Directors
Society for Critical Care Medicine

Language(s) Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-9659

Office Fax

(773) 702-4041

Office Postal Address

Nadia Khan, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1145
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Bedside ultrasound
  • CPR
  • International Health

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Khan's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.