Amna Khan, MD
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Amna Khan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Phone: (504)-988-3162

Research Interests

Dr. Amna Khan is a board-certified Endocrinologist with a special interest in thyroid diseases, osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases. Dr. Khan completed her residency at Long Island College Hospital in New York and her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. She began practicing in New Orleans in 2009 and is the director of the newly opened Tulane Center for Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Diseases. Dr. Khan also pursues clinical research in the area of metabolic bone disease and has been invited to present her findings at several conferences and meetings. Her most recent local presentation was to the Southern Society of Clinical Investigators, and it discussed the relationship between fractures and the use of Depo Provera in young women.

Selected Publications

Kandil E, Khalek MA, Thethi T, AbdElmageed Z, Khan A, Jaffe BM. Thyroid storm in a patient with fulminant hepatic failure. A Case report and review of literature. Published in Laryngoscope 2011 Jan;121(1):164-6.

Kandil E, Abdel Khalek M, Abdullah O, Dali D, Faruqui S, Khan A, Friedlander P, Jaffe BM, Crawford B. Primary peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the thyroid gland: A case report and literature review. Published in Thyroid. 2010 Jun;20(6):583-6.

Nyenwe EA, Razavi LN, Kitabchi AE, Khan AN, Wan JY. Acidosis: The Primary Determinant of Depressed Sensorium in Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Published in Diabetes Care, June 2010.

Amna Khan, B.Williams-Cleaves, J.N.Fisher. Pseudohypoparathyroidism or Prolonged Vitamin D Deficiency Mimicking as Pseudohypoparathyroidism II? A Case Report and Literature Review. Published in Endo Trends; Vol.17, Issue 1, 2010.

Vazquez-Chone FR, Khan AN, Chan CK, Moore AN, Dash, PK, Hernandez MR, Lu L, Chesler EJ, Manly KF, Williams, RW, Geisert EE Jr. Genetic networks controlling retinal injury. Mol Vis. 2005 Nov 4; 11:958-70.

Amanda N. Long, Mario M. Ray, Deepak Nandikanti, Benjamin Bowman, Amna N. Khan, Kimberly Lamar, Tom Hughes, Patricia Adams-Graves, Beverly Williams-Cleaves. Prevalence of 25-hydroxy vitamin D deficiency in an urban general internal medicine academic practice. Tenn Med. 2010 Aug;103(7):51-2, 57.

Khan AN,Solomon S, Childress RD. Composite pheochromocytoma: a rare experiment in nature. Endocr Pract. 2010 Mar-Apr;16(2):291-9.

Noureldine SI, Khan A, Massasati SA, Kethman W, Kandil E.; Thyroid hormone replacement therapy, surveillance ultrasonography, and fine-needle aspiration after hemithyroidectomy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Jul;122(7):450-6. PMID: 23951697

Khan N, Abbas AM, Almukhtar RM, Khan A. Prevalence and predictors of low bone mineral density in males with ulcerative colitis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jun;98(6):2368-75. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-1332. Epub 2013 Apr 17. PMID: 23596137

Smiley D, Umpierrez GE, Hermayer K, Newton C, Jacobs S, Olson DE, Khan A, Rizzo M, Peng L, Reyes D, Cardona S, Fonseca V.; Differences in inpatient glycemic control and response to subcutaneous insulin therapy between medicine and surgery patients with type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2013 Aug 1. doi:pii: S1056-8727(13)00115-3. 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2013.05.007. PMID: 23911535

Umpierrez GE, Smiley D, Hermayer K, Khan A, Olson DE, Newton C, Jacobs S, Rizzo M, Peng L, Reyes D, Pinzon I, Fereira ME, Hunt V, Gore A, Toyoshima MT, Fonseca VA.; Randomized study comparing a Basal-bolus with a basal plus correction insulin regimen for the hospital management of medical and surgical patients with type 2 diabetes: basal plus trial. Diabetes Care. 2013 Aug;36(8):2169-74. doi: 10.2337/dc12-1988. Epub 2013 Feb 22 PMID: 23435159


Poster Presentations

An Unusual case of Parathyroid Carcinoma with extraordinary high Parathyroid hormone levels in the setting of mild Hypercalcemia. Nicholas A Avitabile, MD, Shamsa Ali, MD, Ajaz Banka, MD, Amna N Khan, MD, Sharon Hirsh, MD, Emad Kandil, MD. Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress, 2011.

Supraglottic Myxedema. Ajaz Banka, MBBS; Andleeb Afzal, MBBS; Shamsa Ali, MD; Nicholas Avitable, MD; Donald Beahm, MD; Amna Khan, MD. Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress, 2011.

Is Black Thyroid a Benign Disease? SA ALI, A Khan, E Kandil, V Fonseca, and J J Kalaraichal. Presented at ENDO 2010.

Kikuchi Disease and Thyroid Follicular Adenoma. SA Ali, J Waddadar, P Surampudi, T Thethi, E Kandil, A Khan and J Kalarickal. Presented at ENDO 2010.

Rapidly expanding neck mass in a 60 year old female causing compressive symptoms. J Waddadar, H Safah, M Goswami, A Khan, B Jaffe, O Abdullah, T Thethi, and E Kandil. Presented at ENDO 2010.

Composite Pheochromocytomas: A rare experiment of nature. A case report and literature review. Khan A N, Solomon S, Childress R D. Presented at ENDO 2009.

Acidosis: An independent Determinant of Altered Sensorium in Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Ebenezer Nyenwe, Amna N Khan, Laleh N Razavi, Amanda Long, Malini Gupta-Ganguli, Swaroopa Bartakke, Javaria Ahmed, Jim Y Wan, Abbas E Kitabchi. Presented at ADA 2009.

Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy presenting as Acute Pancreatitis in 3rd Trimester—A Case Report. Khan A N, Ganguli M G, Dagogo-Jack S. Presented at Southern Society of Clinical Investigators Annual Meeting, 2009.

Panhypopituitarism caused by a Hypothalamic Mass—A Case Report. Long A, Khan A N, Solomon S. Presented at Southern Society of Clinical Investigators Annual Meeting in New Orleans, 2009.

Severe Anaphylactic Reaction to Protamine: Rare but Catastrophic—A Case Report. Khan A N, Oktaei H, Solomon S. Presented at ENDO 08.

Is Bone Mineral Density Loss in a Young Depo-Provera User enough to cause a Fracture? A Case Report. Khan AN, Nyenwe E, Williams-Cleaves B. Presented at Southern Society of Clinical Investigators Annual Meeting,2008.

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