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Krista Lynette Tookhan, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Bachelor of Science, Biology - University of Miami, FL - 2005

Doctor of Medicine - State University of New York Upstate Medical University, NY - 2015

Pediatrics Residency - University of Maryland, MD - 2018


Dr. Krista Tookhan completed her medical education at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center. She then went on to complete Pediatrics Residency training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. After completion of  residency training, Dr. Tookhan served as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where she also served as site director for Family Medicine Residency Inpatient Pediatrics rotation. 

In 2023 Dr. Tookhan transitioned to academic medicine to join the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Tookhan has special interests including clinical education, medical education, and promoting health equity.