Dr. David A. Khan is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is the Training Program Director for the Allergy & Immunology fellowship program at Southwestern. He is the Director of the Asthma Clinic at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Khan is a Past President of the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society and is a member of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters for Allergy & Immunology. Dr. Khan received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. After completing an Internal Medicine residency at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona he went on to fellowship training in Allergy & Immunology at the Mayo Clinic. His research interests include mood disorders in asthma, rush immunotherapy, and alternative therapies for chronic urticaria.


Medical School
University of Illinois - Chicago (1988)
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Cen (1991), Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic Rochester (1994), Allergy & Immunology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Allergies
  • Allergy Food
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Mastocytosis
  • Urticaria
  • Research Interest

    • Anaphylaxis
    • Chronic urticaria
    • Mood disorders in asthma


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Mood changes during prednisone bursts in outpatients with asthma
    Brown ES, Suppes T, Khan DA, Carmody TJ. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2002 22 55-61
    Anaphylaxis following isosulfan blue 1% administration
    Laurie S, Khan DA, Gruchalla RS, Peters G. Ann Allergy Asthma and Immunol 2002 88 64-66
    Depression and asthma: Prevalence in an inner-city asthma clinic
    Nejtek VA, Brown ES, Khan DA. Ann Allergy, Asthma and Immunol 2001 87 129-33
    Effective use of inhaled corticosteroids
    Laurie S, Khan DA Postgrad Med 2001 109 44-56
    Recalcitrant warts and lymphopenia in an eight year old girl
    Van Wagoner, J, Khan DA. Ann Asthma Allergy Immunol 2001 87 373-8

    Honors & Awards

    • Outstanding Teacher 2004-2005
      MS2 Southwestern Teaching Award (2005)
    • Outstanding Teacher 2003-2004
      MS2 Southwestern Teaching Award (2004)
    • Outstanding Teacher 2000-2001
      MS2 Southwestern Teaching Award (2001)
    • Allen & Hanburys Respiratory Institute
      Allergy Fellowship Award (1993)
    • Von Pirquet Award
      Allergy Fellowship Award (1993)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
    • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
    • DCMS/TMA
    • Texas Allergy and Immunology Society