Naila Makhani, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology) and of Neurology; Director, Pediatric MS Program

Departments & Organizations


Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Neurology

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Makhani has extensive training and expertise in caring for children with MS and other inflammatory brain diseases.

Education & Training

MPH Harvard School of Public Health (2011)
MD University of British Columbia (2005)
BS Simon Fraser University, Kinesiology (2001)
Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children
Resident Hospital for Sick Children

Honors & Recognition

  • Young Investigator AwardEuropean Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (2013)

  • William J Logan Award for Excellence in Clinical TeachingDivision of Pediatric Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children (2012)

  • American Academy of Neurology Resident Travel Award (2009)

  • Young Investigator AwardWorld Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (2008)

Professional Service

  • Member, Education Committee International Pediatric MS Study Group (2012)

  • Member Child Neurology Society (2012)

  • Member American Academy of Neurology (2009)

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Contact Info

Naila Makhani, MD, MPH
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatrics1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale MS and Neuroimmunology Center6 Devine Street, Ste 2B
North Haven, CT 06473
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Mailing Address
15 York Street
PO BOX 208064

New Haven, CT 06520-8064