Deccanites making a difference
A registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization


Afshan Khan MD


Dr Afshan Khan is an alumnus of 96 batch of DCMS.

She completed her elementary, middle school education from St Ann’s High School in Hyderabad and her intermediate education from St Ann’s Junior College.

Afshan started with post graduate training in Psychiatry at Guy’s and  St. Thomas hospital and finished her senior house office training at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. 

She moved to United States  in 2006 and while in California did research work in Autism at UC Davis. She started her psychiatry training with internship in Maine Medical Center and finished off with a Fellowship in Child Psychiatry at UTSW, Austin. After a 5 year stint as inpatient director for a 40 bed inpatient unit, she now owns an outpatient practice with primary focus on holistic approach towards mental illness. She is keenly involved in Integrative Psychiatry and due to start a Fellowship July 2020. 

Experiencing medicine in three different continents and three different states makes her understanding quite broad and her a great patient advocate.

Her passion for children and women empowerment has her involved in non profits organizations like Connecther and Girl Scouts. She loves to travel and being a glorified chauffeur to her 3 daughters.


Location :

Austin, Texas

Medical Education :

Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India 

Residency :

Psychiatry SHO training, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Internship, Maine Medical Center

Psychiatry: University of Southwestern, Dallas

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship: University of Southwestern, Austin

Board Certification :

Board Certification in Adult Psychiatry

Board certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Affiliations :