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Nitin Khanna


Contact Information

St Joseph's Health Centre, London, Ontario
Tel: 519.646.6100 ext. 64311
Fax: 519.646.6130

Research Interests/Specialization

Advanced Endoscopy

Dr. Nitin Khanna is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Western University.  He is the citywide Chair/Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology.  At SJHC, he is the Site Chief of Gastroenterology, Medical Director of Endoscopy and facility lead for the Quality Management Partnership.

Dr. Khanna grew up in New Brunswick and attended Dalhousie University for his BSc in Biology.  He completed his MD at Memorial University of Newfoundland and his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Western University.  Dr. Khanna has a fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy from the University of Calgary where he trained with Dr. Gary May.

Dr. Khanna is a Clinician Teacher within the Department of Medicine and has extensive involvement in medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of training.  He supervises the GI Resident Longitudinal Clinic and has won numerous teaching awards.  His clinical interests include endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, pancreatico-biliary diseases, luminal stenting and dilation, complex polypectomies, difficult colonoscopies and inflammatory bowel disease.

Select Publications

Scaffidi MA, Grover SC, Carnahan H, Khan R, Amadio, JA, Yu JJ, Dargavel C, Khanna N, Ling SC, Yong E, Nguyen GC, Walsh CM. .Self-Assessment Accuracy of Clinical Colonoscopy Competence: Does Level of Experience Matter? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2017. [Accepted, October 31, 2017]

Thornley P, Al Beshir M, Gregor J, Antoniou A, Khanna N. Efficiency and patient experience with propofol vs conventional sedation: A prospective study. World J Gastrointest Endoscopy, 2016 Feb 25; 8 (4): 232-8, DOI: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i4.232.

Walsh CM, Ling SC, Khanna NV, Grover SC, Yu JJ, Cooper MA, Yong E, Nguyen GC, May G, Walters TD, Reznick R, Rabeneck L, Carnahan H. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool: reliability and validity evidence. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2015 Jun; 81 (6): 1417-1424.

Walsh CM, Ling SC, Khanna NV, Cooper MA, Grover SC, May G, Walters TD, Rabeneck L, Reznick R, Carnahan H. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool: development of a procedure-specific assessment tool for colonoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2014 May; 79 (5): 798-807.

KS McIntosh, JC Gregor, NV Khanna. Computer-based virtual reality colonoscopy simulation improves patient-based colonoscopy performance. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol April, 2014 Apr; 28 (4): 203-206.

Khanna NV, May G, Cole M, Bass S, Romagnuolo J. Post-ERCP Radiology Interpretation Of Cholangiopancreatograms Appears To Be Of Limited Benefit And May Be Inaccurate.   Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary. Can J Gastroenterology Jan, 2008; 22 (1): 55-60.