Dr. Gowhar A. Khan, MD

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Dr. Gowhar A. Khan, MD

Rheumatology | Male

Midwest Institute Of Arthritis 1177 N Highland Ave Ste 201, Aurora, IL 60506 Get Directions
(630) 801-7505

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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...
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Khan's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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a visit to Dr G. Khan's office is like a step towards death. His staff is useless. He himself is often not even in the office until one or two hours AFTER his office hours begin. So you, as the patient, will literally sit there on his cheap chairs in his ghetto office for hours feeling more and more ill as you linger. He insists that you return for this torture monthly if you wish to continue getting medication from him, all in a ruse to bilk more $$ from Medicaide. I ran screaming away. NO
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Infections
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • 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

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

  • 3
    Sanctions

    Dr. Khan has received 3 sanctions

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    • 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  (12/20/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Khan, Gowhar Ahmed MD: License # 036087821: DECEMBERE 20, 2013 – PROBATION: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has ordered the physician’s Illinois medical license to remain on indefinite probation for a minimum of three years and supersedes the probation order dated 7/24/2012.
    • 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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    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Government Medical College Jammu, Jammu University

    Graduated in 1976

  • 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

Awards & Recognition

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    Dr. Khan has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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  • 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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Dr. Khan's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Khan

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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.