Dr. Gowhar A. Khan, MD

Dr. Gowhar A. Khan, MD

Rheumatology | Male | 61 years old

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The Arthritis Institute of Naperville and Aurora is a full-service facility for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related rheumatologic illnesses. With its staff of experienced nurses, laboratory and x-ray technologists and medical assistants, the Arthritis Institute is committed to delivering the highest quality care. Actively involved in patient education and arthritis drug research, the Arthritis Institute serves as a training site for new physicians.Read more

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Dr. Khan's Care Philosophy

The Arthritis Institute of Naperville and Aurora is a full-service facility for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related rheumatologic illnesses. With its staff of experienced nurses, laboratory and x-ray technologists and medical assistants, the Arthritis Institute is committed to delivering the highest quality care. Actively involved in patient education and arthritis drug research, the Arthritis Institute serves as a training site for new physicians.

Dr. Khan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Khan has received 2 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (4/15/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Khan, Gowhar Ahmed MD: License # 036087821: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been suspended for 12 months as a provider from participation in the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Medical Assistance Program in July 2014. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation imposed a FINE in the amount of $ 1,000.00 and placed the physician's current PROBATION on extension for a minimum of 24 months.
    • State: Illinois
    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (7/24/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Khan, Gowhar Ahmed MD License # 036087821

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician failed to properly prescribe medications and assess patients with a long history of mental illness and addiction disorders.

      Action Taken

      The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s Illinois license on Probation with compliance requirements.

    • State: Illinois
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Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Infections
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Depression
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diabetes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Srinagar Kashmir India

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Jfk Hosp

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Univ Of Illinois

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Illinois, Collegeof Medicine

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Government Medical College Srinagar

    Graduated in 1971

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Breath Testing
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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