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Aneela Khan,


Title: Faculty

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry


Drexel Psychiatry
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Friends Hospital, Scattergood Building
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.831.7800
Fax: 215.831.6382


  • MD - University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College, Pakistan (1991)

Awards & Honors

  • Kenneth H. Gordon Award for advocacy for mental health of children, from the Regional Council of the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2014)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and Law
  • Child and Adolescent Committee, American Academy of Psychiatry and Law

Clinical Services

Child and adolescent psychiatry, Forensics, Autism, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Psychiatric evaluation


Aneela Khan, MD, practices child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry in Philadelphia. She is the director of Children's Reach, the child and adolescent outpatient clinic at Northwestern Human Services, and has a particular clinical interest in ADHD, autism and trauma-related services. She also provides psychiatric services at the Juvenile Justice Center in Philadelphia.

As a forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Khan serves as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases. She is also available to provide consultation services to attorneys, judges and legal organizations on a variety of subjects.


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Drexel University College of Medicine (2014)
  • Forensic Psychiatry - University of Pennsylvania (2015)


  • General Psychiatry - Einstein Hospital (2012)

In the Media


"Hoarding, Housing, and DSM-5"
Kenneth J. Weiss, MD, and Aneela Khan, MD
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 43:4:492-498 (December 2015)

"Is ADHD covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act?"
Aneela Khan, MD, and Kenneth J. Weiss, MD
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 43:2:240-242 (June 2015)


"'I Know It When I See It': Violent Video Games and the First Amendment"
Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, March 2015

"Video Games: Developmental and Legal Perspectives"
Poster presentation, American Academy of Psychiatry and Law Annual Meeting, 2015

"Adverse Childhood Experiences: Consequences and Treatment"
Grand rounds presentation at Drexel University College of Medicine, 2014

"Obesity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
Poster presentation, New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit (NCDEU) 49th Annual Meeting at Florida, 2009