Dr. Saima Khan completed her medical degree from Pakistan and her Family Medicine residency training from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University. She holds Canadian Board Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP) and has been practicing community Family Practice in Ontario for the last 12 years.
She is also an adjunct faculty at Western University and is actively involved in training medical students, as well as teaching residents. She has a change of scope practice by College of Physician and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) in Intervention Pain Medicine (IPM), where she is a specialist in managing chronic back, neck, head and facial pain with interventions like nerve blocks, para spinal blocks, facet blocks, caudal epidural and medications including cannabinoids.
While working with Chronic Pain patients, she realized that one of the biggest barriers in treating chronic pain is obesity. It motivated her to pursue this study further and she now holds a Diplomate American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)