Dr. Rabia Khan is a board-certified neurologist at United Regional Physician Group.
Dr. Khan earned a Doctor of Medicine from Khyber Medical College in Peshawar, Pakistan. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in sleep medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and a psychiatry internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Khan then completed a neurology residency at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Khan has worked as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago, teaching the medical students and residents in neurology. She then became an assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and helped set up their neurology department. In 1999, Dr. Khan moved to Dallas to serve as a clinical assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and to open her own private practice, where she worked until moving to United Regional Physician Group in 2019.
While Dr. Khan was living in Pakistan, her mother developed an illness that the doctors were able to treat immediately. Dr. Khan was impressed by the doctors’ tenacity, and the comfort provided by the nurses caring for her mother. She developed a passion for helping people. She loves challenges and works with determination to find solutions to complex issues for her patients.
Dr. Khan is well trained in all aspects of neurology, including to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, migraine headaches, epilepsy, muscle disorders, strokes, back and neck pain, and neuropathies. She is also skilled in neurological procedures such as EMG and EEG.
Dr. Khan is a Texan at heart. She moved from Pakistan to the United States in her early 20s. She credits Houston as the place where she grew up, and Wichita Falls as the place she will grow old.
Outside of work, Dr. Khan enjoys hiking, walking and other physical activities. She travels whenever she gets the chance, and relishes visiting new places. While travelling, Dr. Khan loves water-related activities such as snorkeling, water rafting and canoeing. She lives by the motto, “work hard, play hard” and believes a work-life balance is very important. She has two grown children who have followed in her footsteps in the medical field.