Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology

ISSN - 2161-1173

Zafrulla Khan

Zafrulla Khan
Professor, Department of Medicine, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
University of Louisville, USA


Zafrulla Khan, D.D.S., M.S., FACD., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics and American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. He recieved his Dental Degree from Bangalore University, and Masters in Oral Biology from University of Louisville. Completed Residency in Prosthodontics at State University of New York at Buffalo and Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics/Dental Oncology from University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Currently he is Director of Maxillofacial/Dental Oncology at James Graham Brown Cancer Center. He is Professor of Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry and a faculty member in Departments of Medicine, Radiation Oncology and Graduate School, University of Louisville. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston. His previous appointments included Director of Post graduate Prosthodontics and Chairman, Department of Prosthodontics at the Dental School. He holds Medical Staff appointments at multiple Hospitals in Louisville and is a member of Cancer Committees. Dr. Khan has published many scientific articles in various Dental and Medical Journals. He has received over three million dollars in Grants and Contracts for Research from National Institute of Health, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Industry and Universities. Currently he is the Principal Investigator of three Clinical trails sponsored by Pharmaceutical companies in the area of head and neck radiation and oral cancer. He is an Invited Speaker at many Local, National and International Meetings. Dr. Khan is active in multiple Professional, Research and Specialty Organizations; currently he is the Chairman of Materials and Devices Committee of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, and Chairman of Faculty Senate of the Dental School. Finally he has received various Honors and Induction in Scientific Honor Societies. He is a member of the Board of Governors of Sambhram Charitable Trust, Bangalore, India and Rajiv Gandhi Health Sciences University, KGF College of Dental Sciences.

Research Interest

Craniofacial Research, Head and Neck radiation and oral cancer, Maxillofacial Prosthetics