Graduated as a podiatrist in 1993, and registered with the Health Care Professions Council. He went on to complete a BSc Hons in Podiatric studies (1994) and then undertook a Doctoral Research (PhD) on Phytochemical, Biological and Clinical evaluation of Thuja occidentalis on Verruca pedis at the University of London, completed in 2004. In 2009 he became a fellow of the Faculty of Homoeopathy and in 2012 was made a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Currently Dr Khan is the Consultant Podiatrist and Director of the Marigold Clinic, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine. This Department of Podiatry is the only department globally providing integrated treatment for podiatric related conditions. He practices as a Conventional Podiatrist with a special interest in integrated medicine. Dr Khan uses the Marigold Therapy treatment for some podiatric conditions, which was developed and pioneered by his late father. The therapy is based on extracts of the Marigold Tagetes family, and is used on a topical basis.
He currently holds the post of Consultant Podiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, in the Department of Epidermolysis Bullosa. Epidermolysis Bullosa is a genetic condition, which concerns the fragility of the skin.
He is an honorary research fellow in dermatology at the Department of Dermatology at Barts Health NHS Trust, specialising in the treatment of recalcitrant viral warts and verruca pedis.
Dr Khan was a runner up in the Acorn award for integrated care NHS Alliance 2004, ‘Integrated homeopathic podiatry footcare service Barking and Dagenham PCT’.
Dr Khan currently holds the academic appointments of Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Podiatric medicine and Orthopaedics, Temple University, Philadelphia, and Senior lecturer in Dermatology, St George’s Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia.
His current areas of research include the integrated management of warts and verruca pedis, plantar fasciitis, hallux valgus (bunion), epidermolysis bullosa, and wound healing.