Mehdi A. Khan, DO, is a Vitreo-retinal Surgeon specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula with an emphasis on diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and inflammatory disorders. Dr. Khan is also a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force where he serves as a flight surgeon and an accomplished researcher.
Dr. Khan received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, following which he completed his doctorate at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also currently studying for a Masters in Public Health. After medical school, Dr. Khan completed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center and a prestigious Vitreo-retinal surgical fellowship at Tulane University Medical Center.
Dr. Khan’s influence goes beyond the operating room. He authored a chapter on Diabetic Retinopathy management, establishing himself as an authority in retinal care. In 2019, he obtained a patent for an innovative surgical design to treat Retinal Detachment, demonstrating his commitment to advancing ophthalmic care.
Dr. Khan actively collaborates on research for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, pushing the boundaries of medical science. For over 11 years, he has served as a board member for the NYS-DOH Office of Professional Medical Conduct, contributing to ethical governance in medicine.
Additionally, Dr. Khan’s dedication to top-notch ophthalmological care is evident as a board examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, where he shapes the future of ophthalmologists. His diverse contributions make him a respected and influential figure in vitreo-retinal surgery and ophthalmology.