Sajid A Khan MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Biographical Info

Sajid A. Khan, MD earned his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He completed general surgery training at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR and Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore in the Bronx, NY. He also completed research and clinical fellowships in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY and The University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He is Board Certified in both Complex General Surgical Oncology and General Surgery.

As a surgical oncologist, Dr. Khan is dedicated to improving the lives of patients with cancer through his clinical practice and research endeavors. His clinical practice specializes in the surgical management of patients with benign and malignant tumors of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, gallbladder, stomach, colon, and rectum. Additionally he treats individuals diagnosed with soft tissue sarcomas of the retroperitoneum and extremities. His commitment to the care of his patients incorporates a multidisciplinary team approach in addition to state of the art minimally invasive surgical techniques. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Khan is also involved in clinical translational research studying cancer metastasis. Using molecular and clinical markers, he identifies patients with a limited number of metastases (oligometastasis) who will benefit from curative local therapies, including surgical resection. Dr. Khan has been recognized for excellence in both clinical care and research in oncology.

Education & Training

Siena College (1999)
State University of New York Upstate Medical University (2003)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Surgery (2003 - 2005)
Oregon Health and Science University, Surgery (2007 - 2009)
Residency (Chief)
Oregon Health and Science University, Surgery (2009 - 2010)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology (2005 - 2007)
University of Chicago Medical Center, Surgical Oncology (2010 - 2013)
Board Certification
Complex General Surgical Oncology, Board Certified  (2015)
Board Certification
Surgery, General, Board Certified  (2012)

Honors & Recognition

  • Donald D. Trunkey Ethics and Professionalism Award
    Oregon Health and Science University (2010)
  • 1st Prize, Resident Award - Outstanding Research Presentation
    Northwest Society of Colorectal Surgeons (2008)
  • Martin Howard Memorial Award - Best Basic Science and Clinical Research Paper
    Oregon Health and Science University (2008)
  • Baker-Moseley Award - Best Clinical Research Presentation
    American College of Surgeons, WA/OR Chapter (2008)
  • Moseley Award - Best Basic Science Research Presentation
    Portland Surgical Society (2008)
  • Nicholae Vasilescu Intern of the Year
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (2004)
  • Coordinator of Syracuse Health Fair
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (2001)
  • Co-Founder/Coordinator of Adopt-A-School Program
    City of Syracuse/SUNY Upstate Medical University (2001)
  • Magna Cum Laude
    Siena College (1999)
  • Presidential Scholar
    Siena College (1998)
  • President Biology Club
    Siena College (1998)

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