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Dr. Khaled Dajani

(757) 668-7320
Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology


Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Residency: New York Presbyterian/Cornell Medical

Fellowship: Baylor Texas Children's Hospital


Dr. Dajani, born and raised in Minnesota, comes to us from New Orleans where he specialized in pediatrics. He says the opportunity to care for families and interact with both kids and parents is the best part of his profession.

Dr. Dajani believes in living a well-balanced life of family, work, travel, culture, and self-improvement. When he isn’t working, Dr. Dajani loves spending time with his children, working on DIY projects, cars, reading science fiction, being outdoors in the water, and playing Ultimate Frisbee.

Clinical Interests
  • Mentorship of junior faculty, trainees, and medical students
  • Teaching and education
  • Servant leadership
Honors & Awards
  • Fellow, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Teacher of the Year, Ochsner Anesthesiology
  • Young Investigator Award, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Dajani. Et. al. Methadone For Emergence Delirium In Ambulatory Pediatric Strabismus Surgery. 2020 IARS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Dajani, Et. al. Low dose ketamine and dexmedetomidine for emergence delirium in pediatric strabismus surgery. 2020 SPA Annual Meeting, Nassau, Bahamas.

Dajani Et. Al. Delayed emergence in pediatric patients with neurologic disease presenting for ambulatory surgery. South. Med. J. 2018 Mar;111(3):168-172.

A Note From Dr. Khaled

"I came to CHKD for the opportunity to work at a dedicated children's hospital. I look forward to working with the patients, parents, and staff."

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