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Dr. Khan is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University with a focus in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. He completed his undergraduate education in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at McMaster University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and went on to complete his medical training at Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine . He remained in Hamilton to pursue residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University and completed a Master’s Degree in Health Research Methodology. Following this he completed fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery from McMaster University and a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan.

While at the University of Michigan he gained expertise in open and arthroscopic techniques of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee as well as complex ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration procedures. He served as an assistant team physician for two Division 1 NCAA football teams (University of Michigan Wolverines and Eastern Michigan Eagles) while gaining experience in the treatment of the elite athlete.

Dr. Khan's clinical practice focuses on open and arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder as well as athletic injuries and non-arthritic conditions of the knee. His research interests relate to orthopaedic sports medicine and clinical outcomes with a focus on the shoulder as well as knee joint preservation. He has published over one hundred peer-reviewed papers in top ranking journals. He has received national and international media attention for his research, presented at conferences globally and received multiple research awards for his work.

Professional Organizations

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • Ontario Orthopaedic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • BHSc., Bachelor of Health Sciences, McMaster University
  • MD., Doctor of Medicine, McMaster University
  • MSc., Masters of Health Research Methodology, McMaster University
  • FRCSC.,  Orthopedic Surgery Residency, McMaster University 
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Fellowship, McMaster University
  • Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship, University of Michigan 

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