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Ashish Khanna, M.D.

Dr. Ashish Khanna completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he became interested in treating cancer patients early on. He completed a fellowship in Cancer Rehabilitation at Medstar Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center and the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC. He is now an Assistant Attending physician in Cancer Rehabilitation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He specializes in the identification and treatment of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and other survivorship issues resulting from cancer and cancer treatments and is pioneering the development of treatments for these conditions. Dr. Khanna is a regular consultant at several tumor boards in cancer centers throughout northern New Jersey. He is a tremendous advocate for ensuring that cancer survivors have access to the rehabilitation services needed to maximize their function and quality of life. Dr. Khanna is co-authoring an upcoming pocket guide for clinicians and has authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles on the topic of cancer rehabilitation. Additionally, he speaks regularly at national and international meetings, and has been interviewed for several podcasts covering key topics in his field.


  • Aromatase inhibitor joint pains
  • Complex botulinum toxin and other injections using image guidance
  • Lymphedema
  • Neuropathy (Peripheral)
  • Pain after breast cancer surgeries
  • Radiation fibrosis syndrome
  • Trismus (difficulty opening jaw)

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Assistant Attending Physician, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation – West Orange and Saddle Brook campus and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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Ashish Khanna, M.D.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation


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