Sikandar H Khan, DO
Dr. Khan is an assistant professor of medicine in the division of pulmonary and critical care at Indiana University School of Medicine, in Indianapolis, IN. He completed his undergraduate training at Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, IL, receiving B.S. and B.A. degrees. He earned his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMUCOM), in Des Moines, IA, and completed his internal medicine residency at Indiana University Health (IU Health) in Indianapolis, in 2015. He received his master’s in clinical research at Indiana University in 2018. After completing a pulmonary critical care fellowship at IU Health in June 2018, he joined the faculty and the Regenstrief Institute Center for Aging Research as a physician scientist. Dr. Khan’s area of research interest is delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU). This includes delirium diagnostics, developing pathophysiologic models connecting delirium and respiratory failure, defining patient-centered outcomes and risk factors associated with delirium, implementing delirium management programs, creating an ICU survivorship clinic at Indiana University Health, and testing the efficacy of music as a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce delirium.