Dr. Rashid Khan Joins the Liver Specialists of Texas Team

Dr. Rashid Khan will be joining Dr. Galati and Liver Specialists of Texas.

Dr. Rashid Khan will be joining Dr. Galati and Liver Specialists of Texas.

Dr. Rashid Khan will be joining Liver Specialists of Texas in July 2015.

Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, he completed his medical school education at Dow Medical College, Karachi, the second oldest medical school in the country. Following medical school, Dr. Khan was an Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston. He completed his Gastroenterology training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, under the direction of Dr. Don Powell and Dr. Roger Soloway. Wanting to further his education in liver disease, he completed his training in Transplant Hepatology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, under the direct mentorship of Dr. John Vierling.

During Dr. Khan’s training, he participated in a number of research studies related to liver disease and the complications of cirrhosis. Dr. Khan also has two years of prior experience of working as a Transplant Hepatologist at the Liver Transplant program at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Khan enjoys spending time with his young family. His hobbies include travelling, and playing and watching basketball and soccer. He is excited about joining Dr. Galati and the Liver Specialists of Texas team. He shares in Dr. Galati’s vision in providing exceptional and compassionate patient care, and in providing the highest level of care to patients with all facets of liver disease and digestive disorders.

To make an appointment with Dr. Khan, call 713-794-0700.

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One Response to “Dr. Rashid Khan Joins the Liver Specialists of Texas Team”

  1. M. Najeeb Khan 08/30/2015 at 9:41 am #

    Dear Dr Rashid Khan and Dr Joseph Galati
    AOA
    My name is Najeeb Khan hailing from Karachi and living in Block 6 of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi (Pakistan). My son is 28 years old (jobless) and non alcholic. His recent blood test at AKUH Laboratory reveals GAMMA GT of 132 IU/L vs max limit of 55 IU/L. Serum Cholesterol 202 mg/dl, Alkaline Phosphatase was 86 IU/L, SGPT (ALT) was 33 IU/L, S.Total Bilirubin was 0.7 mg/dl. His Spot Urine Creatinine was 177 mg/dl. All other tests i.e Blood CP, Urine DR & Culture and Stool DR & culture were normal.
    His Abdomen US was normal with following remarks for liver “ Liver is normal in size and echotexture with regular margins. No focal lesion seen. No intra or extra hepatic biliary dilation identified. CBD measures 204 cm. Portal vein measures 7.6 cm.
    He had UTI after Ramzan, which the doctors probably attributed to low fluid intake and was successfully treated with antibiotics (Levofin (levofloxacin) 500mg, once daily for 7 days). For the past 2 weeks he is not feeling good and complains also loss of weight. He felt sort of tired and thirsty. I would highly appreciate your professional opinion on this high level of GAMMA GT of 132 IU/L and for its treatment.

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