Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Salman R. Khan, MD, is a pulmonologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Khan is boarded in Pediatric Pulmonology, and Sleep Medicine. His clinical interests include taking care of patients who have sleep difficulties with particular emphasis on sleep disordered breathing, hypersomnolence, and restless leg syndrome (RLS).

Dr. Khan earned his M.D. from Dow Medical College. He completed his internship and residency at Brookdale University Medical Center, and fellowship at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Khan has focused his research around understanding the pathogenesis and consequences of sleep disordered breathing in children. His is also interested in understanding the neuronal circuitry for sleep and impact of sleep on various body functions.

Clinical Interests

Sleep in children and young adults


Medical School: 

Dow Medical College


Brookdale University Medical Center


Brookdale University Medical Center


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; State University of Pittsburgh



American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

American Thoracic Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Chest Physician


2006/2007 - Define role of Sepinb3a in pulmonary host defense in PA01 infection, 2006 - Travel award for course in Advance and Basic Clinical Immunology

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

Sleep disordered breathing, and restless leg syndrome


Khan S, Role of Serpinb3a in lung host defense in infection ATS Mini Symposium San Francisco May 2008

Khan S, Kolls JK, Silverman GA, Askew DJ, Seprinb3a is crucial in integrity of bronchial epithelial cells in

Khan S, Kolls JK. Malnutrition in critically ill: don’t hold the leptin. Am J. Respir Crit. Care Med. 2006 Dec,173(2):1401

Khan S, Kurland G, Newman B. ControlledVentilation Volumetric CT scan in evaluation of acquired pulmonary lobar emphysema. Pediatr Pulmonol.2007 Dec 42(12):12228

Khan SR , Strollo PJ. Therapy of Hypoventilation. Semin Respr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jun; 30(3):35966.

Poets, CF , Khan SR. Former preterm infants: Caffeine was good for you, but now beware of snoring! Am J,Respir Crit. Care Med 2014 Oct, 190(7):7201

Research Interests: 

Sleep disordered breathing, understanding sleep

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