|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 585-7676||University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
|(801) 587-3913||Utah Diabetes Center
615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Lillian Khor received a foreign medical degree, M.B.BCh., BAO degree (equivalent to M.D.) from the National University of Ireland in 1997. She concluded her foreign medical training with an internal medicine residency and moved here in 2000, and repeated her internal medicine Internship and Residency at the University of Utah from 2000-2003. She continued her training as Chief Medical Resident of the Coronary Care Unit at LDS Hospital and concluded with a Fellowship in General Cardiology at the University of Utah from 2004-2006. She was Chief Cardiology Fellow and recipient of the Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence, awarded by the American Heart Association in 2006.
Her professional career started at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC); where she was Coronary Care and Telemetry Unit Director, Cardiology Clinic Medical Director, Cardiology Fellowship site Director, and Medical Residency and Student Clerkships Director. Since 9/2010, Dr. Khor shares her time between the VAMC and the University of Utah Hospital and Healthcare, where she is now the Medical Director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Her new administrative project is collaborating with the Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center to build a comprehensive multi-disciplinary Cardio-metabolic Risk Reduction Program (Care-Met) to support Therapeutic Lifestyle Modification of cardiovascular risk factors. Dr. Khor’s research interests include preventive and screening strategies pre and post cardiac events in patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. She has published on the gender and age-related differences in the prognostic value of a biomarker (C-reactive protein) in patients with established coronary artery disease.
Dr. Khor is active in the community as President of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Board of Directors, which is instrumental in fundraising for research dollars. The AHA also promotes heart healthy nutrition at schools and a “fit-friendly” working environment at work. She is also involved in the Center of Excellence for Women and with Kathleen Digre, is Co-Principal Investigator for a grant called “Heartwise 9-1-1” to promote awareness of heart attack symptoms in women within the Hispanic and ethnic minority communities in Salt Lake City.
Dr. Khor and her Irish husband have been married for 12 years and have three children aged 4, 6, and 10. As a result of a nomadic childhood, Dr. Khor is a native English-speaker who is also fluent in Portuguese, French, and Spanish. Her hobbies include growing saffron, cooking, eating, skiing, and mountain-biking. She is passionate about the beautiful out-doors, sharing and preserving it with her family, and local gastronomy (including the fresh eggs from her backyard chickens).
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Radiology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
|Academic Divisions||Cardiovascular Medicine
|Board Certification||American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
National Board of Medical Examiners
Royal College of Physicians in Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland