About Dr. David Khalil

David Khalil, MD, FAAD is a Yale-trained dermatologist specializing in medical and cosmetic dermatology.

After graduating from Princeton University with Honors, Dr. Khalil attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He subsequently completed his general medicine internship at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he received the Intern of the Year award.

Continuing at Yale, Dr. Khalil trained in all aspects of dermatology, including complex medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Khalil’s professional interests include procedural dermatology, as well as the detection and treatment of skin cancer. He has published research articles in several peer-reviewed medical journals (Nature Neuroscience, JAMA Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, and others) and has presented at national conferences (National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and others).

Dr. Khalil is known for being a uniquely thoughtful and patient physician. Our team welcomes you to visit Dr. Khalil for a kind and thorough approach to any aspect of your dermatologic care.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate College: Princeton University
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, Residency in Dermatology
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, Fellowship in Cancer

Board certification


Stranahan AM, Khalil D, & Gould E (2006). Social isolation delays the positive effects of running on adult neurogenesis. Nature Neuroscience, 9(4), 526-33
Saluja SS, Hanlon DJ, Sharp FA, Hong E, Khalil D, Robinson E, Tigelaar R, Fahmy TM, & Edelson RL (2014). Targeting human dendritic cells via DEC-205 using PLGA nanoparticles leads to enhanced cross-presentation of a melanoma-associated antigen. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 5231–5246.
Damsky W, Leventhal J, Khalil D, Vesely M, Craiglow B, Milstone L, & Choate K (2016). Recurrent coxsackievirus infection in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis. Pediatric Dermatology, 33(2), 140-2.
Khalil D, Glusac E, Subtil A, Choate K, & Tomayko M (2015). A single large annular anesthetic plaque: a case of tuberculoid leprosy. AAD Gross and Microscopic Symposium, San Francisco, CA.
Khalil D, & King B (2014). A unilateral orbital mass. JAMA Dermatology, 150(10), 1115.
Mercer SE, Khalil D, Emanuel PO, & Goldenberg G (2010). Verrucous carcinoma masquerading as a giant fibroepithelial polyp. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 18(5), 347-51.
Khalil D, Saluja S, Futterlieb J, Feng H, Filler R, Robinson E, Hanlon D, Girardi M, Tigelaar R, & Edelson R (2013). Inflaming the human antigen presenting cell continuum. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 133, Abstract 43.
Khalil D, Khan Y, Glusac E, Cowper S, & Book S (2016). A solitary painful plaque on the chin: differentiating primary cutaneous adnexal carcinoma from metastatic adenocarcinoma to the skin. AAD Gross and Microscopic Symposium, Washington, D.C.
Khalil D, Ventura A, Vassall A, Filler R, Han P, Wang J, Robinson E, Hanlon D, Bosenberg M, & Edelson R (2016). Enhanced ECP’s Initiation of Selective Anti-Tumor Immunity. Society for Investigate Dermatology, Poster Presentation, Scottsdale, Arizona.