Surabhi Khanna

Surabhi Agarwal Khanna , MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Health Professions Building
3255 Eden Avenue
Suite 350
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0563
Phone 513-558-4701
Fax 513-558-3799


Bachelor's Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College 2003 (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)

Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital 2007 (Internal Medicine )

Fellowship : University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 2009 (Rheumatology )

Medical School, M.B.B.S: Maulana Azad Medical College New Delhi, India, 2003


American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (Certification Date: 10-08-2009 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-01-2020 )

Clinical Interests

Lung Disease

Pulmonary Disease





Chronic Cough



Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis)




Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Respiration Disorders

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Tract Disease

Respiratory Tract Infections

Shortness of Breath

Thoracic Disease


Whooping Cough (Pertussis)


Internal Medicine


Research and Practice Interests

PI - Prevalence of Benigh Gynaecology Diseases in Lupus, High Dose Cyclophosphamide Therapy Vx. NIH Cyclophosphamide regimen in Lupus Nephritis, Platelet-C4d as a Biomarker and Mechanistic Clue for Cognitive Dysfunction in SLE, PI - Reticulocytes Bearing C3d and C4d in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Infections, Phase 3 Efficacy and Safety Study of LY2439821 versus Placebo in Patients with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) who have Received Previous Treatment with a TNF, Phase 3 Efficacy (Structure and Safety Study of LY2439821 versus Placebo in Patients with Moderage to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) on Background Methotrexate Therapy, PI - "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Clinical and Research Database."

Research Support

Grant: #GASP Investigators:Khanna, Surabhi 09-12-2019 -09-11-2024 Scleroderma Research Foundation Genome Research in African American Scleroderma Patients (GRASP) Role:PI $21,659.74 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #KD025-209 Investigators:Khanna, Surabhi 09-08-2021 -09-08-2024 Kadmon A Phase 2, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blind, Open-label Extension Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Belumosudil (KD025) in Subjects with Diffuse Cutaneous... Role:PI 0.00 Hold Level:Industry


Peer Reviewed Publications

Roy, Sashwati; Santra, Suman; Das, Amitava; Dixith, Sriteja; Sinha, Mithun; Ghatak, Subhadip; Ghosh, Nandini; Banerjee, Pradipta; Khanna, Savita; Mathew-Steiner, Shomita; Ghatak, Piya Das; Blackstone, Britani N; Powell, Heather M; Bergdall, Valerie K; Wozniak, Daniel J; Sen, Chandan K (2020. ) Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Infection Compromises Wound Healing by Causing Deficiencies in Granulation Tissue Collagen.Annals of surgery, , 271 (6 ) ,1174-1185 More Information

Guo, Weixia; Siddiqi, Nabeela; Khanna, Surabhi A (2019. ) Kidney Biopsy From a Patient With Recurrent Scleroderma Renal Crisis During Pregnancy.Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases, , More Information

Vickers, Richard J; Tillotson, Glenn S; Nathan, Richard; Hazan, Sabine; Pullman, John; Lucasti, Christopher; Deck, Kenneth; Yacyshyn, Bruce; Maliakkal, Benedict; Pesant, Yves; Tejura, Bina; Roblin, David; Gerding, Dale N; Wilcox, Mark H (2017. ) Efficacy and safety of ridinilazole compared with vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, active-controlled, non-inferiority study.The Lancet. Infectious diseases, , 17 (7 ) ,735-744 More Information

Khanna, Suchin R; Nguyen, Brave; Charif, Mahmoud (2017. ) Early-Stage Mucinous Ovarian Adenocarcinoma with Extensive Clotting in a Previously Healthy Young Female Patient: An Uncommon Presentation of a Relatively Uncommon Disease.The American journal of case reports, , 18 ,669-673 More Information

Tetrud, James; Nausieda, Paul; Kreitzman, David; Liang, Grace S; Nieves, Anette; Duker, Andrew P; Hauser, Robert A; Farbman, Eric S; Ellenbogen, Aaron; Hsu, Ann; Kell, Sherron; Khanna, Sarita; Rubens, Robert; Gupta, Suneel (2017. ) Conversion to carbidopa and levodopa extended-release (IPX066) followed by its extended use in patients previously taking controlled-release carbidopa-levodopa for advanced Parkinson's disease.Journal of the neurological sciences, , 373 ,116-123 More Information

Khanna, Suchin R; Kralovic, Stephen M; Prakash, Rajan (2016. ) Tuberculous Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Host: A Case Report.The American journal of case reports, , 17 ,977-981 More Information

Lee, Cody M; Girnita, Diana; Sharma, Arundhati; Khanna, Surabhi; Elwing, Jean M (2016. ) A Unique Presentation of Anti-RNA Polymerase III Positive Systemic Sclerosis Sine Scleroderma.Case reports in rheumatology, , 2016 ,8536341 More Information

Khanna, Suchin; Palackdharry, Sarah; Roof, Logan; Wicker, Christina A; Mark, Jonathan; Zhu, Zheng; Jandorav, Roman; Molinolo, Alfredo; Takiar, Vinita; Wise-Draper, Trisha M (2020. ) Determining the molecular landscape and impact on prognosis in HPV-associated head and neck cancer.Cancers of the head & neck, , 5 ,11 More Information


Rheumatology, Immunology, Lupus, Arthritis, Autoimmune Diseases

Contact Information

Academic - Health Professions Building
3255 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0563
Phone: 513-558-4701
Fax: 513-558-3799