Research & Publications
Dr. Babar Khokhar is the Associate Dean for Clinical Transformation and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer (CCTO) for Yale Medicine (YM) at the Yale School of Medicine. As the CCTO he oversees clinical optimization, population health and clinical innovation. He is the founder of Yale Clinical Optimization Services (YCOS), a team dedicated to the transformation of ambulatory care focusing on value, efficiency and the patient and physician/provider experience.
More recently Dr. Khokhar was appointed the inaugural Chief Ambulatory Medical Officer for Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). In this role Dr. Khokhar provides leadership and coordination of medical services in ambulatory locations across the health system. He works closely with the leadership at YNHHS, delivery networks and medical groups to ensure there is alignment across ambulatory sites with operational standards to provide a single and consistent care signature.
Within the Department of Neurology, Dr. Khokhar serves as the Vice-Chair for Operations and Director of the MDA-ALS Clinic. As the Vice-Chair he oversees outpatient neurology practices within the department and has helped expand ambulatory access to neurological services across the state.
Dr. Khokhar graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, majoring in Neuroscience and Economics. He then obtained his MD and MBA in Healthcare Management in a combined 4-year program at Tufts University in Boston. After completing his Neurology residency and Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital he joined the Yale Department of Neurology as a faculty member. His clinical interests include motor neuron diseases such Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) as well as other neuromuscular disorders. His other interests included medical education and healthcare administration, focusing on optimizing the delivery of ambulatory care and improving both the patient and provider experience in such delivery models.
Education & Training
- MDTufts University School of Medicine (2007)
- MBATufts University (2007)
- BAJohns Hopkins University, Neuroscience and Economics (2003)
- Neuromuscular Medicine FellowVeterans Administration/Yale School of Medicine
- Chief Resident (Administrative)Yale-New Haven Hospital
- ResidentYale-New Haven Hospital
- InternYale-New Haven Hospital
- Board CertificationAB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2011)
Honors & Recognition
|Humanitarian of the Year||MDA||2015|
|Resident of the Year||Yale School of Medicine||2011|