Ashish Khanna, M.D.
Assistant attending physician
Dr. Khanna specializes in cancer rehabilitation
Dr. Ashish Khanna is a cancer rehabilitation specialist. He focuses on the identification and treatment of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and other issues resulting from cancer and related treatments, including aromatase inhibitor joint pains, lymphedema, pain, neuropathy, radiation fibrosis syndrome and trismus.
Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Khanna is an assistant professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He also serves as a consultant to several tumor boards in cancer centers throughout northern New Jersey and is a strong advocate for cancer survivors and access to rehabilitation care and services.
Dr. Khanna’s research interests include the advancement of patient care, outcomes and quality of life. He has written numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles on cancer rehabilitation and is the co-author of an upcoming pocket guide for clinicians. Additionally, Dr. Khanna presents frequently at national and international meetings and has been interviewed for several podcasts on key cancer-related topics.
Dr. Khanna completed residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and fellowship in cancer rehabilitation at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the National Rehabilitation Hospital. He joined Kessler Institute in 2018.