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Junad Khan, B.D.S., M.S.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 341-7316

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Professional Background

Junad Khan BDS, MSD, MPH, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Orofacial Pain and TMJ Disorders at Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Khan's clinical focus is in the area of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. Khan serves on various University and National committees and is involved in funding for industry research and service grants. Khan is actively engaged in both clinical and basic science research. His areas of research include neuropathic pain, pain modulation, drug development, pharmacotherapy, acute and chronic orofacial pain.



BDS | Liquate University of Medical and Health Sciences

MS | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

MPH | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

MS | University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

PhD | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/06/2006 - 06/07/2007
Fellowship in Orofacial Pain at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine


Excellence in Research Award
Sponsor: New Jersey Dental Foundation
Location: New Jersey, USA


Journal Articles

Korczeniewska OA, Khan J, Eliav E, Benoliel R. "Molecular Mechanisms of Painful Traumatic Trigeminal Neuropathy - Evidence from Animal Research and Clinical Correlates." Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology.. 2020 Jun 18; Epub 2020 Jun 18.

Nishihara C, Watanabe K, Ozasa K, Khan J, Eliav E, Imamura Y, Noma N. "Altered pain modulation to Noxious Heat Thermal Stimuli in Burning Mouth Syndrome." Oral diseases.. 2020 Jun 12; Epub 2020 Jun 12.

Javed F, Khan J, Youssef M, Divakar DD, Michelogiannakis D. "Dental management of patients with congestive heart failure before and after implantation of ventricular assist devices: linking the missing protocol." Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ.. 2020 Mar 18; :1-6. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Post-traumatic Trigeminal Neuropathy
Book Title: Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain
Author List: Sowmya Ananthan, Junad Khan, Vincent B Ziccardi and Rafael Benoliel
Edited By: Malin Ernberg, Per Alstergren
Published By: Wiley-Blackwell 2017

Chapter Title: Orofacial Pain
Book Title: Burkets Oral Medicine
Author List: Rafael Benoliel, BDS, LDS RCS Eng; Sowmya Ananthan, BDS, DMD, MSD; Julyana Gomes Zagury, DMD, MSD; Junad Khan, BDS, MPH, PhD.; Eli Eliav, DMD, MSc, PhD.
Edited By: Michael Glick
Published By: PMPH-USA 2015

Chapter Title: Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Book Title: Refresher Course, International Association for the Study of Pain
Author List: Khan J, Lieu W, Eliav E, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Published By: IASP 2014