Khurshid Khurshid, M.D.

Khurshid Khurshid, M.D. - Background

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Clinical Associate Professor and Chief

Khurshid  Ahmad Khurshid M.D. is a diplomate in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Khurshid graduated from All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India with a Doctorate of Medicine in Psychiatry. He completed Residency training in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, Ill in 2005. Dr. Khurshid went on to complete a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine and Circadian Rhythm Disorders at the University of Chicago in Chicago Ill. in 2006.

Dr. Khurshid is interested in sleep disorders, sleep and depression, and brain stimulation.  Dr. Khurshid was Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Howard University Hospital in Washington DC. He also held the position of Medical Director for Inpatient Psychiatry at Howard University Hospital, with an Associate Professor position in the departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Howard University, Washington, DC.

At Meritcare Hospital with the University of North Dakota, Fargo, North Dakota, Dr. Khurshid was an attending Psychiatrist and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.  His responsibilities included assessment and treatment of various psychiatric patients on the acute care adult inpatient unit, managing consult service at South University Campus and teaching of residents and medical student.


Fellowship - Aerospace Medicine
University of Chicago

Residency - Internal Medicine/Psychiatry
Southern Illinois University

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery,
Government Medical College of Srinagar

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Adult Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Honors and Awards

Neuroscience IMG Mentorship Award
AADPRT/ Pfizer