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 College of Medicine (1988)
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Cen (1991), Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (1994), Allergy & Immunology

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
  • Texas Allergy and Immunology Society