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Rashid Khan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hetapology

Rashid Khan, M.D.

Rashid Khan, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0764
Phone: 409.772.1501


Dr. Rashid Khan is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. Dr. Khan earned his MBBS degree, with honors, in 2001 from Dow Medical College located in Karachi, Pakistan. He then completed residency training at The University of Texas, Houston, Texas. Prior to joining UTMB, Dr. Kahn completed Fundamentals of Clinical Investigation, as part of the Clinical Scientist Training Program, conducted by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas followed by fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology, also at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Khan is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Association of the Study of Liver Disease. He is also Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Liver transplantation
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI)

Research Interests

  • Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI)
  • Hyponatremia in cirrhosis


  1. Khan R, Garg R, Mehta N, A Great Masquerader, Patient Care, 2007; 41:2, 26-8
  2. Khan R, Atophis glossitis, Consultant, 2007; 47:6
  3. Price L, Chirag P, Khan R, Is this a migraine? The Lancet, 2007 ; 370 : 9603, 1974
  4. Khan R, Maus E, Saddle nose deformity: What is your diagnosis? Hosp Physician, 2007; 43:10, 31
  5. Khan R, Hundal M, Garg R, Hyperkalemia. Consultant, 2008; 48:9, 715-6
  6. Khan R, Hyman D, Hematochezia in the young patient: A review of health seeking behavior, physician attitudes and controversies in management. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 2010;55(2):233-9


  1. Khan R, Davis T, Wilson L, Daci K, Gould M, El-Serag H, Singh H, Measuring and Improving the Timeliness of Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis: A Mixed Methods Approach. Clinical abstract poster, DDW, New Orleans.

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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