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Adeel Khan, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Transplant Surgery

Specialty Areas

Transplantation Surgery
Liver Transplantation
Kidney Transplantation
Pancreatic Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Liver Surgery
Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital



Areas of Clinical Interest

Laparoscopic and robotic surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts (HPB), with special interest in:
Liver tumors (primary and metastatic), pancreas cancer, cancer of the gallbladder and bile duct, gastric cancer, neuroendocrine tumors (incl. carcinoid), GIST, retroperitoneal sarcoma, benign hepatobiliary and pancreatic conditions

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-2820
Fax: 314-362-4197



Fellowship: Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea 2017
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Robotic Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Carolina's Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 2017
Fellowship: Abdominal Organ Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2016
Master of Public Health: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2015
Fellowship: Transplant Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2012
Fellowship: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2011
Residency: General Surgery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2009
Medical Degree: The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 2002

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Selected Publications

Khan AS, Williams G, Woolsey C, Liu J, Fields RC, Doyle MB, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM. Flange gastroenterostomy results in reduction in incidence and severity of delayed gastric emptying after standard pancreatoduodenectomy: A prospective cohort study. J Am Coll Surg 2017; S1072-7515 (Ahead of print).

Khan AS, Brecklin B, Vachharajani N, Subramanian V, Nadler M, Stoll J, Turmelle Y, Lowell JA, Chapman WC, Doyle MB. Liver transplantation for malignant primary pediatric hepatic tumors. J Am Coll Surg 2017;225(1):103-113.

Chapman WC, Garcia-Aroz S, Vachharajani N, Flowler K, Saad N, Wellen J, Tan B, Khan AS, Doyle MB. Liver transplantation for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma after downstaging without upfront-stage restrictions. J Am Coll Surg 2017; 224(4):610-621

Khan AS, S Shenoy S. What did we really learn from the collaborative? Is it in our best interest to use “every organ every time” in kidney transplantation? Curr Transplant Rep 2016 Jun;3(2):139-144.

Khan AS, Fowler KJ, Chapman WC. Current surgical treatment strategies for hepatocellular carcinoma in North America. World J Gastroenterol Nov 2014:7;20(41):15007-17.

Atiq M, Suzuki R, Khan AS, Krishna SG, Ridgway TM, Guha S, Hernandez LV, Nealon WH, Lee JH, Bhutani MS. Clinical decision-making in the management of cystic neoplasms of pancreas. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol May 2013:7(4);353-360.

Lim KH, Chung E, Khan A, Cao D, Linehan D, Ben-Joseph E, Wang-Gillam A. Neoadjuvant therapy of pancreatic cancer: The emerging paradigm? The Oncologist 2012 Feb;17(2):192-200.

Khan AS, Campsen J, Klintmalm GB. Bile duct reconstruction in liver transplant surgery. Invited review paper for educational website of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS). Eds, J Klinck, MS Mandell 2011.

Khan AS, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Strasberg SM. A technique of gastrojejunostomy to reduce delayed gastric emptying after pancreatoduodenectomy. Gastrointest Surg 2011 Aug;15(8):1468-71.

Paterno F, Khan AS, Cavaness K, Asolati M, Ruiz R, Goldstein R, McKenna GJ, Trotter J, Klintmalm GB. Malpositioned transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in the common hepatic duct leading to biliary obstruction and liver transplantation. Liver Tranpl. 2011 Mar;17(3):344-346.


Khan AS, Fowler K, Chapman WC. Determination and Optimization of Liver Function and Volume for Extended Hepatectomy. In: Optimizing Outcomes for Liver and Pancreas Surgery. 1st edition. Springer Science, 2017.

Khan AS, Lowell J. Liver Transplantation in Children. In: Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 2016. 7th Edition. 2012 Saunders, Elsevier.

Khan AS, Linehan DC. Benign Bile Duct Tumors. Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary tract and Pancreas. 6th Edition. Saunders, Elsevier, 2014.

Doyle M, Khan AS, Chapman WC. Right Anterior and Posterior Sectorectomy (Bisegmentectomy). Surgical Technique. In: Master Techniques in Surgery: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013.

Areas of Research Interest

Improving outcomes in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery; social economic and racial disparities in organ transplantation.