Education

Medical School
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth (2012)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Neurology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Neuromuscular Disease

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Failure
  • Autonomic Ganglionopathy (AAG)
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Testing
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Cramp Fasciculation Syndrome
  • Demyelinating Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Eaton Lambert Syndrome
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electromyography of the Diaghram (EMG)
  • Elevated Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK)
  • Fasciculations
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Isaac Syndrome
  • Lambert Eaton Syndrome
  • Limbic Encephalitis
  • Mononeuritis Multiplex
  • Morvan's Syndrome
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension (NOH)
  • Neuropathy
  • Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sensory Ganglionopathy
  • Single Fiber Electromyopathy (EMG)
  • Spastic Paraparesis
  • Stiff Man Syndrome
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Thompsen's Disease
  • Thyroid Myopathy
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Research Interest

    • Muscular dystrophy

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Predictors of Death in Adults With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy-Associated Cardiomyopathy.
    Cheeran D, Khan S, Khera R, Bhatt A, Garg S, Grodin JL, Morlend R, Araj FG, Amin AA, Thibodeau JT, Das S, Drazner MH, Mammen PPA J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Oct 6 10
    Cardiac Atrophy: a Novel Mechanism for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)-Associated Cardiomyopathy
    Shaida Khan, Daniel Cheeran, Sonia Garg, Justin Grodin, Robert Morlend, Faris Araj, Alpesh Amin, Jennifer Thibodeau, Mark Drazner and Pradeep Mammen JACC 2017 69 11
    Bilateral Asymmetrical Asterixis as Limb-shaking Transient Ischemic Attack in Bilateral Carotid Stenosis.
    Khan S, Chang E, Saniuk G, Shang T J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2015 Jan 24 1 e29-30

    Honors & Awards

    • 2017 AAN Fellow Scholarship to the Annual Meeting
      (2017)
    • Fellow of the Year Award
      (2016-2017)
    • UTSW Wellstone MDCRC Training Grant
      NIH grant (2016-2018)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (2013)
    • American Academy of Neurology (2012)