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Abdul Majid Khan, M.D. is a practicing Psychiatrist who was born and raised in Southeast Louisiana.  He completed his Psychiatric training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Ochsner Medical Center, having started at Charity Hospital before Katrina.  He has served as Medical Director of several Acute Inpatient Psychiatric facilities, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs in the private sector.  He has been on faculty as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry with the LSU Department of Psychiatry in New Orleans and on staff, in the past, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.  He has also served as Behavioral Health Medical Director with a Bayou Health Plan to assist with their transition in providing Mental Health to their members.  He is currently the Medical Director of ELEMENTAL HEALTH and Regions Behavioral Hospital.


Dr. Khan was selected by CIGNA to be the official provider for the NFL Players Association for the Southeast Louisiana region.

Dr. Khan was also selected by Louisiana State University as the official Psychiatrist at the LSU Student Health Center.

Dr. Khan is a member of the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association & American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Khan is married and has 3 children. He is a second generation psychiatrist and his father is still practicing in the New Orleans area.

Dr. Khan provides empathetic care using medication and psychotherapy to treat conditions such as: ADHD/ ADD, anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders, and substance abuse. He welcomes adults who are seeking more than the usual 15 minute medication sessions.

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Emily Cleland, PMHNP, is a Baton Rouge native. She attended nursing school at Southeastern Louisiana State University. After graduating, Emily worked as a Psychiatric RN, for 8 years, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She completed most of her graduate preceptorship with Dr. Khan. Upon graduating, Emily elected to stay on with Khan Psychiatry. She continues to excel with providing patient care at Khan Psychiatry and at Regions Behavioral Hospital.



Office Manager

Leighanne is a Baton Rouge native, working in the Mental Health field for six years. She started with Khan Psychiatry in 2020 and some of her main roles include managing the front desk staff, patient account management and generally keeping the office running smoothly. She is passionate about helping the people of our community struggling with Mental Health. In her spare time, Leighanne enjoys spending time with her two children. She continues to strive for quality patient care at Khan Psychiatry and at Elemental Health of Baton Rouge.

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