Michele Khurana, MD

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Michele Khurana, MD, is the Co-Director of Teledermatology and an attending physician with the Dermatology Section of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia


Internal Medicine - Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


Dermatology - Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY


Pediatric Dermatology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Dermatology – American Board of Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology – American Board of Dermatology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Co-Director, Teledermatology

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Esmaeili M, Fischer AS, Khurana M, Gru AA, Yan AC, Rubin AI.: Shapiro xanthogranuloma: An essential diagnosis for dermatologists and dermatopathologists to recognize to avoid misdiagnosis of a hematopoietic malignancy in infants and neonates. J Cutan Pathol 48: 558-562, Apr 2021.

Smith RJ, Khurana M, Rubin AI, Kublaoui B, Perman MJ, Murthy AS.: Painful nodules on the abdomen of a teenage male. Pediatr Dermatol 38: e12-e13, Mar 2021.

Bax CE, Khurana MC, Treat JR, Castelo-Soccio L, Rubin AI, McMahon PJ.: New-onset head and neck dermatitis in adolescent patients after dupilumab therapy for atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Dermatol 38: 390-394, Mar 2021.


Pullen, NA, Barnstein BO, Falanga YT, Wang Z, Suzuki, R, Tamang T, Khurana M, Harry E, Draber P, Bunting K, Mizuno K, Wilson B, Ryan, JJ : Novel Mechanism for FcϵRI-mediated Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 5 (STAT5) Tyrosine Phosphorylation and the Selective Influence of STAT5B over Mast Cell Cytokine Production. J Biol Chem 287(3): 2045-54, January 2012.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures


Khurana MC. Narrator, Dermatology In-Review Audio Study Guide. March 2021.


Khurana MC. "Insulin-induced injected-site lobular panniculitis in a Type 1 Diabetic 13 year old boy", Cases of the Year at the Society for Pediatric Dermatology Pre-AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) meeting. Denver, CO. Mar 2020.

Awards and Honors

2014, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2013, Association of Pathology Chairs: Pathology Honor Society-
2011, Certificate of achievement for the top 5% of the class in Molecular & Cellular Basis of Medicine course at Jefferson Medical College
2010, Virginia Commonwealth University Dean's Scholar Award
2010, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Scholars Program
2007-2008, Virginia Commonwealth University Weinstein Honors Scholarship
2007-2011, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Presidential Scholarship
2007-20111, AT&T Scholarship
2007-2011, Virginia Commonwealth University Supplemental Scholarship

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Women's Dermatologic Society
2019-present, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
2016-present, American Academy of Dermatology