Aliya Khan
Clinical Professor, Medicine


Aliya Khan is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Geriatrics at McMaster University and Director of the Calcium Disorders Clinic at McMaster University Medical Centre. She is also the Director of the Fellowship program in Metabolic Bone Disease at McMaster University.

She graduated from the University of Ottawa Medical School with Honors at age 22. She trained in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Toronto and also completed a research fellowship in Calcium and Metabolic Bone disorders at the University of Toronto.

She has over 200 scientific publications on osteoporosis and parathyroid disease as well as numerous book chapters and books.

Dr Khan is the Chair of the Rapid Response Committee of Osteoporosis Canada as well as the Co-chair of the Knowledge Translation committee of Osteoporosis Canada. She is a Scientific Advisor of the International Osteoporosis Foundation. She is the Canadian Ambassador for the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research.

Dr. Khan has received numerous national and international awards including the International Clinician Instructor of the Year 2011 award by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for 2012 for excellence in clinical care, research and teaching as well as the International Hypoparathyroidism Award for 2014 and the International Osteoporosis Foundation award for publishing excellence in 2017. In 2019 she was recognized as being in the top 0.1% of the world experts in hyperparathyroidism by Expertscape.
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