Saba Khan, MD

Saba Khan, MD

Saba Khan, MD, is the Medical Director of the Healthy Weight Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric obesity in children under 5, Food insecurity
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 267-426-2782

Education and Training

Medical School

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - King's College London School of Medicine, London, England (with Honors)

Internship

General Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
General/Pediatric/Vascular Surgery - Mayday University Hospital, London, UK
Pediatrics/General Medicine - Kings’ College Hospital, London, UK

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

General Academic Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Healthy Weight Program

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2014

Palakshappa D, Elgarten K, Grundmeier R, Bell L, Massey J, Biggs L, Tuttle A, Khan S, Implementing a Food Insecurity Screening Tool using the Electronic Medical Record at Three Academic Primary Care Centers.  [Poster Presented at Pediatric Academic Society Meeting] May 2014.

Awards and Honors

2000, Clayden Prize in Pediatrics, University of London
1998, Appletree Prize for Poetry
1996, 1st Prize at The United Nations Schools Public Speaking Competition, London, UK

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and institutional committees

2013-present, Obesity Advisory Board, member
2013-present, Breastfeeding Research Consortium, member
2013-present, Breast Feeding Support Group, Co-Founder

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

2014-present, The Obesity Society
2011-present, Academy of Breastfeeding Med
2009-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2009-present, American Board of Pediatrics