Mohammad Qasim Khan

marco_headshot_160x180.jpgMohammad Qasim Khan, PhD
Assistant Professor



  • Department of Medicine - Division of Gastroenterology

Research Cluster Membership

Research Interests

  • Optimization of pre-, peri- and post-liver transplant cardiometabolic conditions
  • Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD)
  • Portal Hypertension


Dr. Khan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Western Ontario, specializing in Advanced and Transplant Hepatology. He is also cross-appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

After initiating undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, he completed his medical training with distinction at the King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan. He subsequently pursued post-graduate medical training in the United States where he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Chicago – NorthShore University Health System. Given his clinical and research interests in liver disease, he pursued advanced fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

As a clinician-researcher, Dr. Khan's scientific work and interests include:

  • Optimization and Management of Pre- and Post-liver transplant cardiometabolic conditions, i.e. post-transplant weight gain, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome and allograft steatosis;
  • Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD);
  • Portal Hypertension.

He is a Steering Committee member of the Clinical Practice Special Interest Group of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), a Vanguard Steering Committee Member of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) and an active member of the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL), European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).