Sohit K Khanna

Sohit K Khanna, MD

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (386) 226-2662

About Sohit K Khanna

Sohit Khanna, MD, is an assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Medicine and a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Khanna completed medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and underwent his general surgery training and a cardiopulmonary transplantation fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He completed his cardiothoracic surgical training at the Medical College of Georgia. From 2001 to 2004, Dr. Khanna was an associate cardiothoracic surgeon at Iowa Heart Center in Des Moines. In 2004, he was recruited as an associate cardiothoracic surgeon at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Kentucky, where he started a new heart and lung surgical program. In 2005, the program was awarded the Carescience Select Practice National Quality Leader recognition in cardiac bypass surgery and has since been ranked in the top 5% in the nation by Healthgrades in cardiac surgical care. In 2009, Dr. Khanna incorporated robotic cardiothoracic surgical techniques into the practice and in 2011, the hospital became an observational and proctoring center for training robotic surgeons from across the nation.After 11 successful years in Kentucky, Dr. Khanna joined the UF Health Heart and Vascular Surgery program at Halifax Health. His interests include performing “beating heart” or off-pump heart bypass surgery with endoscopic vein harvesting, minimally invasive robotic cardiothoracic procedures and ascending aortic aneurysm repair.


President's Award for Excellence
2008 · unknown
Academic Scholarship
1991 · unknown
Roessler Research Fellowship Award
1990 · Ohio State University

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair – open
  • Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular
  • Aortic valve surgery – minimally invasive
  • Aortic valve surgery – open
  • Atrial fibrillation or flutter
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Heart bypass surgery – minimally invasive
  • Heart valve surgery


Biomechanics of a novel reversibly expandable dynamic craniotomy bone flap fixation plate.
Journal of neurosurgery. 132(2):560-567 [DOI] 10.3171/2018.8.JNS172614. [PMID] 30611148.
Apico-aortic conduits in children with severe left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 73(1):81-6; discussion 86 [PMID] 11834067.
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Residency – Cardiothoracic
2001 · Medical College of Georgia
Residency – Surgery
1999 · Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship – Cardiopulmonary Transplant
1997 · Henry Ford Hospital
Medical Degree
1993 · Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science
1989 · Kent State University

Contact Details

(386) 226-2662