Danyal Khan, MD

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Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Khan is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Khan earned his medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He then completed a pediatric residency at Pennsylvania State University/Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Khan then pursued a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. His clinical interests include adult congenital heart disease and cardiac intensive care.

Dr. Khan is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology and adult congenital heart disease. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has presented at conferences nationally and internationally.

Dr. Khan sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus and Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center. He is bilingual in English and Urdu.

The Heart Institute LogoThe Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s, a world leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery for the care of children with congenital heart disease, serves as a beacon to families confronting the reality of a child or newborn with a heart defect. The Heart Institute offers the most innovative and least invasive approaches to  the treatment of congenital heart disease, including many first-in-the-world procedures that were pioneered right here by The Heart Institute’s own internationally renowned cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.

Aggarwal, V, Khan, D.M., Rhodes, J.F. (2017). Pulmonary arteriovenous malfromation causing systematic hypoxemia in early infancy. Case Report in Pediatrics,

Aggarwal, V., Aggarwal, A., Khan, D. (2016). Electrocardiogram before starting stimulant medications: to order or not?. Cardiology in the young, 26(1), 216-219. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Dykes, J.C., Sosa, L.J., Salvaggio, J.L., Tablante, M.D., ..., Khan, D.M., et al (2016). Risk Factors for Longer Hospital Stay Following the Fontan Operation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 17(5), 411-417. View in Pubmed

Nykanen, D.G., Forbes, T.J., Du, W., Divekar, A.A., Reeves, J.H., Hagler, D.J., ..., Khan, D.M., et al (2016). CRISP: Catheterization RISk score for Pediatrics: A Report from the Congenital Cardiac Interventional Study Consortium (CCISC). Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 87(2), 302-309. View in Pubmed

Aregullin, E.O., Gutierrez, Y., Osorio, S., Nykanen, D.G., Khan, D.M., Zahn, E.M. (2013). Balloon angioplasty and stent implantation performed through systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunts in infants and neonates. Pediatric Cardiology, 34(6), 1389-1395. View in Pubmed

Correa, R,, Zahn, E., Khan, D. (2013). Mid-term outcomes of the Helex septal occluder for percutaneous closure of secundum atrial septal defects. Congenital Heart Disease, 8(5), 428-433. View in Pubmed

Berman, D.P., Khan, D.M., Gutierrez, Y., Zahn, E.M. (2012). The use of three-dimensional rotational angiography to assess the pulmonary circulation following cavo-pulmonary connection in patients with single ventricle. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 80(6), 922-930. View in Pubmed

Dobrolet, N.C., Nieves, J.A., Welch, E.M., Khan, D., Rossi, A.F., Burke, R.P., Zahn, E.M. (2011). New approach to interstage care for palliated high-risk patients with congenital heart disease. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 142(4), 855-860. View in Pubmed

Hannan, R.L., Zabinski, J.A., Salvaggio, J.L., Rossi, A.F., Khan, D.M., Alfonso, F.A., Ojito, J.W., Nykanen, D G., Zahn, E.M., Burke, R.P. (2011). The fontan operation: the pursuit of associated lesions and cumulative trauma. Pediatric Cardiology, 132(6), 778-784. View in Pubmed

Roberts, P.A., Boudjemline, Y., Cheatham, J.P., Eicken, A., Ewert, P., ... Khan, D., et al (2011). Percutaneous tricuspid valve replacement in congenital and acquired heart disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(2), 117-122. View in Pubmed

Rossi, A.F., Lopez, L., Dobrolet, N., Khan, D., Bolivar, J. (2010). Hyperlactatemia in neonates admitted to the cardiac intensive care unit with critical heart disease. Neonatology, 98(2), 212-216. View in Pubmed

Ratnasamy, C., Khan, D., Wolff, G.S., Young, M.L. (2008). Clinical and electrophysiological characteristics of fasciculoventricular fibers in children. International Journal of Cardiology, 123(3), 257-262. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Cardiology
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Residency - Hershey Medical Center
Medical School - Aga Khan Medical College

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Cardiology) - Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine (Adult Congenital Heart Disease) - Certified