Tanzina Khan, M.D., M.P.H. is a specialist in interventional pain management and a native Long Islander. She completed her residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in regional anesthesiology/acute pain management at Columbia University. She then pursued a second fellowship in interventional pain management at the University of California- San Francisco. Before these programs, Dr. Khan received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a Biology minor at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA as well as her Medical Degree and Master’s in Public Health at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Khan specializes in back and neck pain including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and sciatica. Furthermore, she sees patients for musculoskeletal and joint pain. Often times, she is able to apply her unique background in ultrasound to perform a variety of injections using ultrasound technique in addition to more conventional fluoroscopy.
Dr. Khan’s philosophy focuses on providing her patients with relief from their chronic pain, and most importantly, improvement of their overall quality of life. Her goal is to improve her patients’ ability to function, so they can return to the activities they enjoy.
In her spare time, Dr. Khan enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, lovely young daughter, newborn son and her large extended family on Long Island. She also enjoys cooking new recipes, and traveling. Dr. Khan and her husband dream of one day hiking the famous trails by the Himalayan Mountains. Dr. Khan also speaks Spanish and Bengali.