Atif Khan MD, FACS

Dr. Khan received his medical degree from McGill University Medical School in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1997. He went on to complete his residency in general surgery at McGill University Health Centre. Dr. Khan is board-certified in surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic / minimally invasive surgery and he has performed thousands of laparoscopic procedures for gallbladder disease, abdominal hernias and gastrointestinal conditions such as colon cancer and diverticulitis. He also has extensive experience in treating skin and anorectal conditions such as hemorrhoids, anal fissure and pilonidal sinus disease.

Education and Postgraduate Training
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residency in General Surgery, 1997-2002

McGill University Medical School, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Doctor of Medicine Degree, 1997

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1993 – Graduated with Great Distinction

Certification and Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Specialist Certificate in General Surgery
College des Medecins du Quebec – Certified in General Surgery

Professional Societies
American College of Surgeons – Fellow
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Professional Experience
Walden Surgical Associates at Emerson Hospital, 2010-present
Allegheny Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Virginia, 2002-2010
Greenbriar Valley Medical Center, Ronceverte, West Virginia, 2004-2004

Teaching Appointments
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, 2005-2010
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Surgical Clinical Preceptor, 2004
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Honors and Awards
Preceptor of the Year – 2007 and 2009
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

National Science and Engineering Research Council Summer Research
Scholarship – 1992 and 1993
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales’ Canada Scholarship in Biological Sciences – 1990, 1991 and 1992
McGill University

J. W. McConnell Entrance Award – 1990
McGill University