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April 2021

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Professional Background

Dr. Mahjabeen Khan is a board-certified pediatrician. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Houston in 2007, followed by her Doctor of Medicine at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherlands-Antilles in 2014.

She completed her Pediatrics internship in 2016 and her Pediatrics residency in 2018, both at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La.

From 2019 to 2021, she worked as a general pediatrician at The Pediatric Center of Southwest Louisiana in Lake Charles.

Dr. Khan is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care to achieve patient and family wellness. She has a special interest in newborn care, as well as pediatric care for allergies, asthma, ADHD, Sports Medicine, and nutrition. She is enthusiastic about teaching and guiding parents from the newborn period into early adulthood.

Professional Associations

Dr. Khan is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Khan enjoys hiking with her husband and son, astronomy, learning about different cultures and food through travel, and Harry Potter books and movies.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Khan has ever received is “Don’t take anything for granted. Cherish every moment while you can.”

The most exotic place she has visited is Iceland, which she loves for its natural beauty and simple way of life.

Not everyone knows this about Dr. Khan, but she has snorkeled between two tectonic plates.

Dr. Khan’s guilty pleasure is ice cream. As a child, she wanted to be an astronaut because she was amazed by the beauty, mystery, and vastness of space.

​My care is centered around preventive health strategies, and my goal is to keep my patients happy and healthy.

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Awards & Recognitions

Published Manuscripts

  • Leung DH, Khan MF, Minard CG, Guffey D, Ramm LE, Clouston AD, Miller G, Lewindon PJ, Shepherd RW, Ramm GA. “Aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio and fibrosis-4 as biomarkers in biopsy-validated pediatric cystic fibrosis liver disease.” Hepatology. Vol. 62:1576-1583, 2015.

  • Leung DH, Ahamba DC, Pillai LN, Khan MF, O’Brian Smith E, Mahoney DH. “Unrecognized hepatitis B in pre-screened children with hematologic and oncologic conditions.” Pediatric Blood & Cancer. doi:10.1002/pbc.24853, 2013.

  • Creighton CJ, Benham AL, Zhu H, Khan MF, Reid JG, Nagaraja AK, Fountain, MD, Olokpa E, Han D, Ma L, Kim J, Hawkins SM, Matzuk MM. “Discovery of novel microRNAs in female reproductive tract using next generation sequencing.” PLoS One. Vol. 5: e9637, 2010.

  • Creighton CJ, Fountain MD, Yu Z, Nagaraja AK, Zhu H, Khan MF, Gunaratne PH, Anderson, ML. “Molecular profiling uncovers a p53-associated role for microRNA-31 in inhibiting the proliferation of serous ovarian carcinomas and other cancers.” Cancer Research. Vol. 70 (Issue 5): 1906-15, 2010.

  • Reid JG, Naghavi AO, Khan MF, Corry DB, Miller JN, McManus, MT, German MS, Gibbs RA, Matzuk MM, Gunaratne PH. “Mouse let-7 miRNA populations exhibit RNA editing that is constrained in the 5_-seed/cleavage/anchor regions and stabilize predicted mmu-let-7a:mRNA duplexes.” Genome Research, Vol. 18: 1571-1581, 2008.

  • Gunaratne P, Reid JG, Gao X, Shaw CA, Creighton C, Tran PL, Zhou X, Drabek RB, Steffen DL, Hoang DM, Weiss MK, Naghavi AO, Khan MF, Cooney AJ.“Novel microRNA candidates and miRNA-mRNA pairs in embryonic stem (ES) cells.” PloS One, Vol. 3 (Issue 7), E2548 1-16, 2008.

Posters, Abstracts and Presentations

  • Southern Regional Meeting, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation – A Unique Presentation of Acrocallosal Syndrome, 2018

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds, Louisiana State University School of Medicine – Are There Good Ways to Deliver Bad News?, 2018

  • 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, Society for Gynecologic Investigation – MicroDNA Profiling: A Powerful Tool for Understanding Uterine Leiomyosarcomas, 2009

  • Frontiers in Reproductive Biology and Regulation in Fertility – Comprehensive Profiling of the MicroRNAs in Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors, 2009

  • 4th Annual Symposium, MD Anderson Cancer Center – MicroDNA Profiling: A Powerful Tool for Understanding Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors, 2009