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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Urdu
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Critical Care
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Thoracentesis
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Disorders
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sepsis
View all 14 Specialties +
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Biography

About Safdar Khan, MD

Director, West Region, Respiratory Institute

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New York Medical College
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Valhalla, NY USA
2004

Residency - New York Medical College
Internal Medicine
Valhalla, NY USA
2001

Medical Education - Dow Medical College
MD
Karachi, Pakistan
1989

Undergraduate - Adamjee Science College
Karachi,
1981

Professional Highlights

  • Board Certified, American Board of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Lung Disorders Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Lung Cancer Lung Nodules Pneumonia Pulmonary Disease

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of the "Nightingale Physician Collaboration Award" 2016 from Zielony Nursing Institute Cleveland Clinic
  • Winner of the 2008 CHEST Foundation's Top 5 Best Poster Award at the 74th Annual international scientific meeting of American College of Chest physician (ACCP) held at Philadelphia PA, October 25-30, 2008
  • Awarded the "Most Outstanding PGY-1 of the Year" 1999
  • Received the "Best Student Teacher Award" as a PGY-2 in 2000

Memberships

  • Fellow of American College of Chest Physician
  • Member of American Thoracic Society
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/27/2022, Dr. Khan has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

46 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

Dr. Khan is a true professional. He explains thoroughly and answers all questions.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

My initial appointment was made for me by Dr. Zahara's office.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

I was very impressed by Dr. Kahn, who was recommended by Dr. Knapp and PC O. Chesterfield. Dr. Kahn showed me my test results and explained them in a clear and thoughtful manner. He was an excellent detective in that he carefully probed my medical history and used that history in making his recommendations. He mapped out a solid plan. Of course, I found him to be very intelligent and knowledgeable, but also compassionate. I would highly recommend him to anyone with breathing conditions.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr. Khan is an example of what all doctors should be. Compassionate, thorough examination, offers options for care.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

One of the best and kindest doctor I've had.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Kahn was very nice, and courteous and seemed genuinely concerned about my health condition.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

Dr. Kahn is one of the most caring doctors that I have ever seen. I just love him.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr Khan is very thorough and takes the time to explain results in detail.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr. Khan is is very nice and thorough. Would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr. Khan is a very kind, caring person

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Kahn was one of the best doctors I have dealt with and I have had some excellent doctors at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Kahn was very informative and spend a lot of time explaining the recent lung tests I had.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Dr. Khan is an example of how a doctor should relate to their patients. I am grateful to be in his care.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Khan was very caring and thorough.

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