Ahsan Khan

Contact Information:
Ahsan Khan


Khan, Ahsan Y (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Psychiatry & Behavioral Scienc -Professor

Center of:


University of Karachi, Karachi Pakistan   MBBS   1987
University of Kansas, Wichita   Residency in Psychiatry   2000

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Psychopharmacology Major Depressive Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Alzheimer`s Disease QTc Prolongation


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Projects:

A Comparison of Long-Acting Injectable Medications for Schizophrenia (ACLAIMS)

Selected Publications:

Visits to psychosocial agencies as part of psychiatry residency training: A national survey,
2012    Kalia R, Ablah E and Khan AY
Ps7ychiatric Annals
Techniques, risks and regulations associated with the subversion of urine drug test: A Review.
2012    Mittal M, Kalia R, and Khan AY
Techniques, risks and regulations associated with the subversion of urine drug test: A Review
Effects of race and ethnicity on depression treatment outcomes: The CO-MED Trial
2011    Lesser I, Khan AY, and Trivedi M
Psychiatric Services 2011;62(10):1167-1179
The adjunctive use of metformin to treat or prevent atypical antipsychotic-induced weight gain
2010    Khan AY, Macaluso M, McHale RJ, Dahmen MM, Girrens K & Ali F.
Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 26(5), 289-296
Severe weight gain with long acting injectable Risperidone: A case report.
2010    Macaluso M, and Khan AY
J Clin Psychiatry 2010;12(4)
Thrombocytopenia secondary to the use of Quetiapine.
2010    Handoo I, Perales M, Klaus N, and Khan AY.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2010;20(5):453-455
Role of benzodiazepine use in anxiety disorders: A clinical review
2010    Lesser I, Khan AY, Trivedi M et al
Psychiatric Annals 2010;40(12):605-610
Psychosis possibly secondary to combined use of eszopiclone and efavirenez: A case report
2010    Golewale, M.H., Macaluso, M., & Khan, A.Y.
Psychiatric Annals, 40(5), 249-251
To examine the extent of compliance to the proposed monitoring protocol among practicing psychiatrists for second general antipsychotic
2010    Khan, A.Y., & Shaiky, M.R., & Ablah, E.
JPMA, 60(6), 446-450.
Mania possibly induced by desvenlafaxine
2010    Kalia, R., Magsalin, R., & Khan, AY
Journal of Psych Practice, 16(1), 58-62
Withdrawal symptoms after internet purchase of Beta-Phenyl-Gamma-Aminobutyric Hydrochloric Acid (Phenibut).
2010    Magsalin RM, and Khan AY
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2010;30(5):648-649