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Majid Aziz Khan, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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Director, Non Vascular Spine Intervention

Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science


Languages: English, Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu

Expertise: Image-Guided Biopsies, Neuroimaging, Neuroradiology, Radiology, Spinal Tumors, Stroke, Tumor Imaging


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21205 map

Phone: 410-955-8525


Dr. Majid Khan is a board-certified Radiologist with a certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology and is Director, Non-Vascular Spine Intervention at Johns Hopkins University hospitals. Dr. Khan graduated from University of Kashmir, India in 1993. He completed his residency in radiology at the Nassau University Medical Center at Stony Brooks University and then completed his fellowship in Neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Majid is deeply invested in both diagnostic Neuroradiology with particular emphasis on advanced head & neck and spine tumor imaging. 

His prime interest is doing spine tumor ablations primarily using microwave ablation devices and has performed the most number of such cases in the United States. He has significant expertise in spine cement augmentation procedures like kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for treatment of compression fractures due to osteoporosis, multiple myeloma and/or other tumor-associated pathological fractures, sacroplasty for the treatment of fractures of the sacrum, epidural steroid injections, facet and transforaminal nerve blocks. He has treated a considerable number of patients with Tarlov and synovial cysts. Dr. Khan is a core member of Johns Hopkins Headaches and CSF Leak Program doing both targeted and non-targeted blood and fibrin glue patches. In addition, Dr. Khan has performed numerous imaging-guided head and neck biopsies with expertise in deep trans-facial biopsies. 

Dr. Majid has contributed to numerous publications and book chapters and has given regional, national and international talks, as well as presented research at many national meetings. He is a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, American College of Radiology, American Society of Spine Radiology, North American Spine Society, Radiologic Society of North America, European Society of Radiology. more


  • Director, Non Vascular Spine Intervention
  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center



  • MBBS, Government Medical College (1994)


  • Government Medical College / Diagnostic Radiology (1994)
  • Government Medical College / Medicine (1994)
  • SK Institute Of Medical Sciences / Internal Medicine (1995)
  • Jehlem Valley College of Medical Sciences / Radiology (1997)
  • Nassau County Medical Center / Internal Medicine (1998)
  • Nassau County Medical Center / Diagnostic Radiology (2002)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neuroradiology (2003)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Outcome of Overt Stroke in Sickle Cell Anemia, a Single Institution's Experience. Majumdar S, Khan M, Miller M, Gordon C, Smith MG, Megason G, Iyer R. British Journal of Hematology, 2014 June; 165: 707-13 PMID: 24611552

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in 46 of 47 patients with Eclampsia. Brewer.J, Owens.M, Wallace.K, Khan.M, Lamarca.B, Martin JR. Am Journal of Obs- Gynecology. 2013 June;208(6)468.e1-6. EPUB 2013 Feb7. PMID:23395926

Locally advanced carcinoma of head and neck: CT texture and histogram analysis Allow independent prediction of overall survival in patients treated with induction chemotherapy. Zhang H, Caleb G, Pitman K, Khan M, Hamilton D, Caudell J, Smith A. Radiology. October 2013. 269(1). PMID: 23912620

Thermally Targeted Delivery of a c-Myc Inhibitory Polypeptide Inhibits Tumor Progression and extends Survival in a Rat Glioma Model. Bidwell G, Perkins E, Khan M, James J, Raucher D, PLOS ONE Journal. January 25th, 2013. Volume 8, Issue 1. E55104.PMID: 23372821

Differentiation of Neuromyelitis Optica from Multiple Sclerosis on Spinal MR Imaging. Lalan.S, Khan. M, Schlakman.B, Gatlin.J, Herndon. R., International Journal of MS Care: 2012, Vol 14, No.4 (209-214).PMCID:PMC 3882989

Contact for Research Inquiries

1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayad Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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