Namita Khanna, MD, MSPH



Dr. Khanna is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology with subspecialty certification in gynecologic oncology.

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Pelvic Surgery Fellowship, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Gynecologic Oncologist
Cervical Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Breast Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Namita Khanna, MD, MSPH, joined the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine in 2010. She is an associate professor and attending surgeon in the division of gynecologic oncology. She serves on the Emory University Hospital Cancer Committee, the Medical Education Committee of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology's Clinical Practice Committee.

Dr. Khanna is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists.


Dr. Khanna received her medical education at Nilratan Sircar Medical College in Calcutta, India. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. She also completed her Master of Science in Public Health at the University of Miami.


Dr. Khanna's research interest is the management of ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer using minimally invasive robotic surgery. She is also interested in functional genomics and gene expression profiles in ovarian cancer prognosis, racial-ethnic disparities in ovarian cancer treatment and survival, and gemcitabine and cisplatin combination in platinum resistant ovarian cancer.

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Dr. Khanna received numerous awards during her training including the APGO Medical Education Foundation Scholars Award, the William A. Little Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement on CREOG Examinations, and the Best Fellow Presentation in Clinical Research at the Florida Cancer Conference. She was named the Best Teaching Resident two years in a row. She has been consistently listed in Atlanta Magazine's annual "Top Doctors" issue.

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