Dr. Sobia Khan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University and Co-Medical Director of the Kidney Center at Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Khan graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Old Westbury, New York, completed an Internal Medicine residency program at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA and a fellowship in Nephrology at Stony Brook University Hospital.
As a full-time clinical faculty member in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Dr. Khan is actively involved in continuing education of the fellows and the physicians. She has organized the Nephrology fellowship curriculum to better prepare fellows for their boards and their day-to-day activities. Dr. Khan chaired the Nephrology fellowship competency committee, where the progress of nephrology fellows is evaluated to help and guide them to improve their overall competence level. Her clinical educational role includes lecturing, bedside clinical training, and small group teaching. She mentors students, residents, fellows, and faculty colleagues. Her educational responsibilities also include evaluation and curriculum development.
In addition, Dr. Khan is involved in multiple research projects as Principal Investigator. Her research has investigated whether Endotoxin Activity Assay (EAA) level prognosticates acute kidney injury. Initially her research team performed the research in critically ill COVID-19 patients. They have also investigated if the prevalence of increased endotoxemia coincides with increased hospital stay. She is currently investigating the relationship between EAA results and health outcomes of a diverse cohort of patient admitted to intensive care unit in Stony Brook University Hospital.