Kiran Khan, M.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Nephrology

Dr. Khan completed her medical education at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. She completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed advanced training through a fellowship in nephrology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She also earned a master's degree in public health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in nephrology, Dr. Khan joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Khan's research interest is nephrology and her clinical interest is transplant nephrology.

She is the author of several research articles.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, Dr. Khan enjoys cooking, attending the theater, traveling, and watching professional soccer.


Medical School
Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan (2004)
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2010), Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
Gillings School of Public Health - University of North Carolina (2017)
Graduate School
Gillings School of Public Health - University of North Carolina (2017)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Nephrology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Neisseria mucosa Peritonitis in the Setting of a Migrated Intrauterine Device.
Khan KN, Saxena R, Choti M, Ariyamuthu VK, Adv Perit Dial 2018 Nov 34 2018 47-49
Recent medical graduates as facilitators in a PBL curriculum.
Khan KN, Saeed SA, Frossard P, Med Educ 2006 Nov 40 11 1128
A new targeting approach for breast cancer gene therapy using the heparanase promoter.
Breidenbach M, Rein DT, Schöndorf T, Khan KN, Herrmann I, Schmidt T, Reynolds PN, Vlodavsky I, Haviv YS, Curiel DT, Cancer Lett 2006 Aug 240 1 114-22
Students, stress and coping strategies: a case of Pakistani medical school.
Shaikh BT, Kahloon A, Kazmi M, Khalid H, Nawaz K, Khan N, Khan S, Educ Health (Abingdon) 2004 Nov 17 3 346-53
Stress management in medical students.
Shaikh BT, Kahloon A, Kazmi M, Khalid H, Nawaz K, Khan NA, Khan S, J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2004 May 14 5 306

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Oral Case Presentation Award (2018)