Mustafa Kezar Khokha, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care) and of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Animal Organogenesis

Genetics: Khokha Lab

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Developmental Biology; Genetics and Genomics

Yale Medical Group


I care for children that are critically ill. I am particularly interested in "medical mysteries" where the cause of the critical disease is uncertain. We employ next generation sequencing technologies and basic science laboratory approaches to diagnose and understand the disease process.

Education & Training

MD Northwestern University Medical School (1995)
BS Northwestern University (1991)
Fellow Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Fellow Pediatric Critical Care, University of California, San Francisco
Resident Resident Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1995-98
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2013)

Honors & Recognition

  • Mallinckrodt ScholarEdward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation (2014)

  • Mae Gailani Junior Faculty Teaching AwardYale University (2010)

  • Harvey Colten AwardWashington University (2009)

  • Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP) Fellow (1996)

  • Kingsley Fellowship in Medical Research (1996)

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Student Research Fellow (1993)

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Contact Info

Mustafa Kezar Khokha, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Critical Care MedicineYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Yale Pediatric GeneticsYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion, 2nd floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Lab Location
Khokha LabFitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste FMP 425

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
Office - Mustafa KhokhaFitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste FMP 410

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae

Khokha Lab