Dr Riaz Khan graduated from the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine in 1994 and has since followed his interest in paediatrics with having worked at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital where he was inspired by one of the legends of Paediatric Pulmonology, the late Prof Max Klein. He completed his Paediatric training at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and thereafter he started his 2 year fellowship in Paediatric Pulmonology under the guidance of Dr Charl Verwey, which he completed in 2014. He also attended the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital under the guidance of Dr Debbie White and Dr Sue Klugman.

He currently consults from Netcare Parklane Hospital.


He has published a case report in the South African Respiratory Journal in 2014.

He has co-authored 2 journal articles

1.In 2014 in the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

2.In 2017 in the South African Medical Journal

His current interests are in promoting lung health in children and he has been on ITV discussing wheezing in children in Health Matters. He is also an Exco member of NAEP. NAEP is a non-profit organization that aims to disseminate impartial information about asthma diagnosis and treatment to health professionals and the South African public.

He has done 2 radio interviews with Radio Islam in April 2016 and in May 2017 on World Asthma Day. He is also a co-author in a recent article in the May edition of the South African Medical Journal in 2017as well as an article in the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung disease in 2014.


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