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Surabhi A. Khanna, MD


  • Fellowship : University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Rheumatology )
  • Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital (Internal Medicine )
  • Bachelor's Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)
  • Medical School, M.B.B.S: Maulana Azad Medical College
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (Certification Date: 20091008) - (Recertification Date: 20201001)

Contact Information
  • UC Institute Member Seal
Research Interests

PI - Prevalence of Benigh Gynaecology Diseases in Lupus, High Dose Cyclophosphamide Therapy Vx. NIH Cyclophosphamide regimen in Lupus Nephritis, Platelet-C4d as a Biomarker and Mechanistic Clue for Cognitive Dysfunction in SLE, PI - Reticulocytes Bearing C3d and C4d in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Infections, Phase 3 Efficacy and Safety Study of LY2439821 versus Placebo in Patients with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) who have Received Previous Treatment with a TNF, Phase 3 Effic...

Clinical Interests

Lung Disease

Pulmonary Disease





Chronic Cough



Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis)




Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Respiration Disorders

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Tract Disease

Respiratory Tract Infections

Shortness of Breath

Thoracic Disease


Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Khanna, Suchin; Palackdharry, Sarah; Roof, Logan; Wicker, Christina A; Mark, Jonathan; Zhu, Zheng; Jandorav, Roman; Molinolo, Alfredo; Takiar, Vinita; Wise-Draper, Trisha M 2020. Determining the molecular landscape and impact on prognosis in HPV-associated head and neck cancer. Cancers of the head & neck, 5 , 11

Roy, Sashwati; Santra, Suman; Das, Amitava; Dixith, Sriteja; Sinha, Mithun; Ghatak, Subhadip; Ghosh, Nandini; Banerjee, Pradipta; Khanna, Savita; Mathew-Steiner, Shomita; Ghatak, Piya Das; Blackstone, Britani N; Powell, Heather M; Bergdall, Valerie K; Wozniak, Daniel J; Sen, Chandan K 2020. Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Infection Compromises Wound Healing by Causing Deficiencies in Granulation Tissue Collagen. Annals of surgery, 271 6, 1174-1185

Guo, Weixia; Siddiqi, Nabeela; Khanna, Surabhi A 2019. Kidney Biopsy From a Patient With Recurrent Scleroderma Renal Crisis During Pregnancy. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases, ,

Khanna, Suchin R; Nguyen, Brave; Charif, Mahmoud 2017. Early-Stage Mucinous Ovarian Adenocarcinoma with Extensive Clotting in a Previously Healthy Young Female Patient: An Uncommon Presentation of a Relatively Uncommon Disease. The American journal of case reports, 18 , 669-673

Tetrud, James; Nausieda, Paul; Kreitzman, David; Liang, Grace S; Nieves, Anette; Duker, Andrew P; Hauser, Robert A; Farbman, Eric S; Ellenbogen, Aaron; Hsu, Ann; Kell, Sherron; Khanna, Sarita; Rubens, Robert; Gupta, Suneel 2017. Conversion to carbidopa and levodopa extended-release (IPX066) followed by its extended use in patients previously taking controlled-release carbidopa-levodopa for advanced Parkinson's disease. Journal of the neurological sciences, 373 , 116-123

Vickers, Richard J; Tillotson, Glenn S; Nathan, Richard; Hazan, Sabine; Pullman, John; Lucasti, Christopher; Deck, Kenneth; Yacyshyn, Bruce; Maliakkal, Benedict; Pesant, Yves; Tejura, Bina; Roblin, David; Gerding, Dale N; Wilcox, Mark H 2017. Efficacy and safety of ridinilazole compared with vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, active-controlled, non-inferiority study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 17 7, 735-744

Khanna, Suchin R; Kralovic, Stephen M; Prakash, Rajan 2016. Tuberculous Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Host: A Case Report. The American journal of case reports, 17 , 977-981

Lee, Cody M; Girnita, Diana; Sharma, Arundhati; Khanna, Surabhi; Elwing, Jean M 2016. A Unique Presentation of Anti-RNA Polymerase III Positive Systemic Sclerosis Sine Scleroderma. Case reports in rheumatology, 2016 , 8536341