Omar Iqbal Khan MDDirector, Epilepsy Center of Excellence, Baltimore VA, Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Khan received his medical degree from Pakistan in 1999 and completed his postgraduate residency training at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Front Royal, Virginia in 2006; a Neurology Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at Lebanon, New Hampshire in 2009; and a Clinical Neurophysiology and a Clinical Epilepsy Fellowship in NINDS in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Dr. Khan worked at St Luke’s University starting an epilepsy program there, and then he served as the Director of both the Neurology Consultation Service and the Medical Education Unit at NINDS in NIH from July 2014 to 2019. He now serves as the director of the epilepsy center at the Baltimore VA, part of the VA National Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECOE). Dr. Khan holds multiple board-certifications in neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy as well as ABCN Clinical Neurophysiology with a specialty track in Epilepsy Monitoring. He has a keen research interest in electroencephalography and signal analysis. He has been an editorial contributor for PracticeUpdate since 2014.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Antiseizure Medication Withdrawal in Seizure-Free Patients: AAN Practice Advisory Update
- Association of Enzyme-Inducing Antiseizure-Drug Use With Long-Term CVD
- Incidental Meningioma Progression During Active Surveillance or After Stereotactic Radiosurgery
- A Summary of the Thirteenth Eilat Conference on New Antiepileptic Drugs and Devices (EILAT XIII)