While Karan Johar was obtaining his bachelor's degree in Financial Economics at the State University of New York at Binghamton University he worked in neuroscience research at the Cold Spring Harbor National Laboratory which focused his interests towards neurorehabilitation. While at Ross University for medical school in addition to being dedicated to his studies he was also involved in several philanthropic organizations. Notably he was the chief organizer for creating and implementing a series of fund-raising events in Manhattan drawing nearly 1000 professionals for the benefit of the Children's Cancer Fund.
After graduating medical school he began his professional training in General Surgery at Stony Brook University where he completed his intern year. He moved from New York to Missouri to complete his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital an internationally recognized center of excellence in healthcare and research as well as consistently ranked as one of America's top ten hospitals by the U.S. News and World Report. Nationally he was elected to serve on the Resident Physician Counsel with the Governing Board of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R). Locally he was a Medical Advisor on two executive committees at The Rehabilitation Institute in St. Louis.
He has a research interest in neuromodulation in the setting of neuropathic pain and has presented on both the national and local level. Changes in healthcare in the United States have sparked his interest in legislative efforts for patient access and he was appointed as a director-at-large for Missouri by the ASIPP after serving as an active member.
Having remained committed to academic medicine and he now begins the next step of his career as an assistant professor and attending physician with the Hofstra University - North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicineand their Health System where he has the opportunity to help educate medical students and resident physicians as well as pursue research endeavors to push forward the forefront of medicine. His professional interests are in education neurology orthopedics and spine management pain management as well as electrodiagnostics.
Karan was born in New York City and grew up in Long Island New York. In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and family weight-training cycling culinary adventures traveling and photography.



  • Board certifications

    • Physical/Rehab Medicine - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

    • Pain Medicine - American Board of Physical Med-Rehab/Pain Medicine

  • Medical school

    • Ross Univ School of Medicine Dominica West Indies

  • Residencies

    • Barnes Jewish Hospital

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Fellowships

    • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

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