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

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  • Director, Non Vascular Spine Intervention

Languages: English, Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu


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

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)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (2002)
  • American Board of Radiology / Neuroradiology (2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Khan M, Deib G, Deldar B, Patel AM, Barr JS. Efficacy and Safety of percutaneous Microwave ablation and Cementoplasty Treatment of Painful Spinal Metastases and Myeloma. American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR). July 2018. PMID: 29794238.

Khan M, Ambady P, Kimbrough D, Terezakis S, Blakely J, Izbudak I Radiation Induced Myelitis: Initial and follow up MRI and Clinical Features in Patients at a single Tertiary Care Institution over 20 years. American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR). May 2018; 39(7):1376-1383. PMID: 29773568.

Beheshtian E, S Sadaf, Yousem D, Khan M. Incidental findings on Unenhanced Cervical Spine Computed Tomography Scans: Overlooked and Unimportant? The Neuroradiology Journal (NRJ). November 2018;60(11) 1175-1180. PMID: 30128598

Salama S, Khan M, Izbudak I, Levy M. Radiological Characteristics of Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein antibody Disease. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. April 2019. 10; 29:15-22. PMID: 30658259.

Smith A, Khan M, Varney E, Liu B, Roda M, Reed C, Morris R, Joyner D, Moseley T. Opportunistic bone density screening for the abdominal radiologist using colored CT Images: a pilot study. Abdominal Radiology. September 2018; 8(14) 1-8. PMID: 30229420.

Dieb G, Deldar B, Hui F, Barr J, Khan M. Percutaneous Microwave Ablation and Cementoplasty: Clinical Utility in the Treatment of Painful Extra-Spinal Osseous Metastatic Disease and Myeloma. American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR). June 2019. Volume 212: 1377-1384. PMID: 30917019.

Contact for Research Inquiries

1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayad Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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Spinal Implant Procedure for Compression Fracture

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