Dr. Raza M. Khan, a highly regarded urologist and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), embarked on his journey in medicine at King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1968. His unwavering dedication to the field of urology led him to the United States, where he continued his education and training.
Upon arriving in the United States, Dr. Khan completed a transitional year internship at MacNeal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, in 1969, building a strong foundation for his medical career. Subsequently, he pursued specialized training, including two years of general surgical training at the prestigious Ohio State University, honing his surgical skills.
In 1976, Dr. Khan achieved a significant milestone in his career by completing his urologic training at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. This rigorous training program equipped him with the expertise required to excel in the field of urology. His commitment to continuous learning and excellence propelled him to board certification in Adult and Pediatric Urology by the American Board of Urology, a testament to his proficiency in the specialized field.
Dr. Khan’s dedication extended beyond his medical practice. He served as a Commander in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy, contributing his medical expertise and service to the nation. His military service underscored his commitment to the well-being of his fellow citizens and the importance of healthcare excellence.
Throughout his career, Dr. Khan has been an active member of various prestigious medical societies, including the American Urologic Association. His dedication to the field and commitment to excellence earned him the distinction of being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Khan’s involvement in local, national, and international medical societies highlights his commitment to staying at the forefront of medical advancements.
He has also assumed leadership roles, serving as the past president of the Lake County Medical Society, where he played a vital role in shaping the medical landscape in the region.
Dr. Khan’s passion is further evident in his contributions to medical literature. He has authored numerous articles and delivered lectures on various urologic topics, sharing his insights and expertise with the medical community. His dedication to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient care has left an impact on the field.
The dedication to patient care extends to his affiliations with leading healthcare institutions and surgical centers. He is associated with Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, IL, Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan, IL, and Cancer Center of America/ City of Hope in Zion, IL. His commitment to providing excellent care is reflected in his choice of affiliations with institutions known for their high standards of healthcare.
Dr. Raza M. Khan’s remarkable career journey and unwavering commitment to urology, patient care, and medical advancement have positioned him as a respected leader in the field. His dedication to excellence, service to the nation, and contributions to medical knowledge make him an exemplary member of the CIG Advisory Board.