Lives of the fellows

Mohammed Aslam Khan

b.17 August 1953 d.28 February 2007
MB BS Punjab(1977) DTM&H(1979) MRCP(1984) FRCP(1998) DTM

Wing Commander Mohammed Aslam Khan was a consultant physician in the RAF. He was born in Gilgil, Kenya, the son of Mukhtar Ahmed Khan, a clerk, and Rasidhan Khan née Begum, a housewife. He was educated at the Divisional Public School in Faisalabad, Pakistan, and studied medicine at the King Edward Medical College in Lahore.

He then went to the UK to study for his diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene, which he gained in 1979. Later that year he was a house physician in the west Midlands. He was then a house surgeon in Rochdale and a senior house officer in Reading and Warwickshire. From 1982 to 1984 he was a registrar in Cumbria. He then spent two years in Saudi Arabia, where he was a senior registrar. From 1989 to 1993 he was a senior registrar in RAF hospitals. He was subsequently appointed to his consultant post in general medicine and aviation cardiology in Manchester.

Outside medicine he was interested in squash, tennis and cricket.

In 1983 he married Amanda, a midwife. They had two sons.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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