Aftab Kherani, MD
Dr. Kherani serves as Principal of Aisling Capital. Previously, Dr. Kherani was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he was a member of the Pharmaceuticals, Medical Products and Private Equity practices. While at McKinsey, he worked closely with management of pharmaceutical and medical device companies of various sizes. Prior to McKinsey, Dr. Kherani was a Chief Resident in Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he completed his residency in general surgery. He also completed a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship investigating treatments for heart failure and arrhythmia in the laboratory of Mehmet Oz, MD at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons. While at Columbia, he additionally served as an organ procurement fellow as part of the cardiothoracic transplantation team of New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Kherani received his MD from Duke, where he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship recipient. He also received his BS in biology and AB in economics from Duke, awarded magna cum laude.