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Adeel Khan, MD, MPH, FACS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

Medical degree, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2002

Graduate School

Master of Public Health degree, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, N.C., 2015

Post Doctoral Education

General Surgery Internship and Residency, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, R.I., 2004-2009

Clinical Fellowship in Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009-2010

Clinical Fellowship in Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2010-2011

Advanced Robotic HPB Surgery Fellowship, Carolina’s Medical Center, Charlotte, N.C., 2017

Fellow in Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, 2015-2017

Board Certifications

Board Certified - Surgery

Certificate of training by American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 2011

Fellow of American College of Surgeons, 2013

Certification by American Society of Transplant Surgery, 2017

Clinical Interests

Adult and pediatric liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation

Living donor liver and kidney transplantation

Laparoscopic and robotic surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts (HPB) with special interest in:

  • Liver tumors (primary and metastatic)
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Cancer of the gallbladder and bile ducts
  • Gastric cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumors (including carcinoid)
  • Gastrointestinal stromal (GIST) tumors
  • Retroperitoneal sarcoma
  • Benign hepatobiliary and pancreatic conditions

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C , 8th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: 314-361-4197

Selected Publications

Khan AS, Williams G, Woolsey C, Liu J, Fields RC, Doyle MB, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM. Flange gastroenterostomy results in reduction in incidence and severity of delayed gastric emptying after standard pancreatoduodenectomy: A prospective cohort study. J Am Coll Surg 2017; S1072-7515 (Ahead of print)

Khan AS, Brecklin B, Vachharajani N, Subramanian V, Nadler M, Stoll J, Turmelle Y, Lowell JA, Chapman WC, Doyle MB. Liver transplantation for malignant primary pediatric hepatic tumors. J Am Coll Surg 2017;225(1):103-113

Chapman WC, Garcia-Aroz S, Vachharajani N, Flowler K, Saad N, Wellen J, Tan B, Khan AS, Doyle MB. Liver transplantation for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma after downstaging without upfront-stage restrictions. J Am Coll Surg 2017; 224(4):610-621

Khan AS, S Shenoy S. What did we really learn from the collaborative? Is it in our best interest to use “every organ every time” in kidney transplantation? Curr Transplant Rep 2016 Jun;3(2):139-144.

Khan AS, Fowler KJ, Chapman WC. Current surgical treatment strategies for hepatocellular carcinoma in North America. World J Gastroenterol Nov 2014:7;20(41):15007-17.

Atiq M, Suzuki R, Khan AS, Krishna SG, Ridgway TM, Guha S, Hernandez LV, Nealon WH, Lee JH, Bhutani MS. Clinical decision-making in the management of cystic neoplasms of pancreas. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol May 2013:7(4);353-360.

Lim KH, Chung E, Khan A, Cao D, Linehan D, Ben-Joseph E, Wang-Gillam A. Neoadjuvant therapy of pancreatic cancer: The emerging paradigm? The Oncologist 2012 Feb;17(2):192-200.

Khan AS, Campsen J, Klintmalm GB. Bile duct reconstruction in liver transplant surgery. Invited review paper for educational website of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS). Eds, J Klinck, MS Mandell 2011

Khan AS, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Strasberg SM. A technique of gastrojejunostomy to reduce delayed gastric emptying after pancreatoduodenectomy. Gastrointest Surg 2011 Aug;15(8):1468-71.

Paterno F, Khan AS, Cavaness K, Asolati M, Ruiz R, Goldstein R, McKenna GJ, Trotter J, Klintmalm GB. Malpositioned transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in the common hepatic duct leading to biliary obstruction and liver transplantation. Liver Tranpl. 2011 Mar;17(3):344-346.


Khan AS, Fowler K, Chapman WC. Determination and Optimization of Liver Function and Volume for Extended Hepatectomy. In: Optimizing Outcomes for Liver and Pancreas Surgery. 1st edition. Springer Science, 2017.

Khan AS, Lowell J. Liver Transplantation in Children. In: Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 2016. 7th Edition. 2012 Saunders, Elsevier.

Khan AS, Linehan DC. Benign Bile Duct Tumors. Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary tract and Pancreas. 6th Edition. Saunders, Elsevier, 2014.

Doyle M, Khan AS, Chapman WC. Right Anterior and Posterior Sectorectomy (Bisegmentectomy). Surgical Technique. In: Master Techniques in Surgery: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013.