Mohamed Khalifa, MD


Akron Children's Hospital
Genetic Center
300 Locust St., Suite 500
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8792
Fax: 330-543-3677
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Other Locations:
Genetic Center - Norwalk

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic

Medical School

Cairo University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt

Graduate School

MSc in Medical Genetics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MSc in Pediatric Genetics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Pediatrics, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Medical Genetics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical genetics, biochemical genetics, and molecular genetics, American Board of Medical Genetics

Pediatrics, medical genetics, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Canadian College of Medical Geneticists

Academic Appointments

Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University


Founding member, American College of Medical Genetics

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Society of Human Genetics

American Medical Association

The Association of Professors of Medical or Human Genetics

Harriet Lane Alumni Society


Creighton,S.; Almqvist,E.W.; MacGregor,D.; Fernandez,B.; Hogg,H.; Beis,J.; Welch,J.P.; Riddell,C.; Lokkesmoe,R.; Khalifa,M.; MacKenzie,J.; Sajoo,A.; Farrell,S.; Robert,F.; Shugar,A.; Summers,A.; Meschino,W.; Allingham-Hawkins,D.; Chiu,T.; Hunter,A.; Allanson,J.; Hare,H.; Schween,J.; Collins,L.; Sanders,S.; Greenberg,C.; Cardwell,S.; Lemire,E.; MacLeod,P.; Hayden,M.R. Predictive, pre-natal and diagnostic genetic testing for Huntington's disease: the experience in Canada from 1987 to 2000. Clin.Genet. 2003, 63(6):462-475

Khalifa, M., S. Cappon, S., D. Soboleski, D., Armstrong, D. A New Mental Retardation Syndrome Associated with Ocular Colobomas, Cleft Palate, Genital, Skeletal And Craniofacial Abnormalities. AJMG 2002, 107:237-242

Khalifa, M., Struthers, J.L. Klinefelter syndrome is a common cause for mental retardation of unknown etiology among prepubertal males. Clin Gent 2002, 61 (1) 49-53

Khalifa, M., Cappon, S. Reply to the Letter to the Editor by Chodirker et al. "A not so 'new' mental retardation syndrome". AJMG 2002, 111:107-108

Khalifa, M., Struthers, J. L., Carson N., McGill, M. Molecular Screening For Smith-Magenis Syndrome Among Patients With Mental Retardation Of Unknown Cause. JMG 2002, 39: e59 1-6

Khalifa, M., Struthers, J.L., Maurice, S., Kirk Harrison, Duncan, AMV. Methylation of HpaII site at the human DXS16 on Xp22 as an assay for abnormal patterns of X inactivation. Am. J. Med. Genet., 2001, 98:64-69

Cappon, S., Duncan, A.M.V., Khalifa, M. Interstitial 6q duplication in an adult male without growth delay or severe mental retardation. Medical Science Monitor, 2000, 6(3) 581-585

Cappon, S., Khalifa, M. Additional Case of Keipert Syndrome and review of the literature. Medical Science Monitor, 2000, 6(4) 776-778

Rossiter, J.P., Khalifa, M., Nag, S. Diencephalic neuronal hamartoma associated with congenital obstructive hydrocephalus, anophthalmia, cleft lip and palate and severe mental retardation: a possible new syndrome. ACTA Neuropatholgica 2000, 90: 685-690

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