College of the Holy Cross, B.A, 2001, Economics
Tulane School of Medicine, Combined Residency in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics, 2008-2013
Years at Tulane:
Dr. Khunkhun is board certified and completed triple board training in psychiatry, child psychiatry, and pediatrics at Tulane University School of Medicine. He obtained his undergraduate degree at the College of Holy Cross in Massachusetts and completed medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. He worked for two years at Mercy Behavioral Health in Pittsburgh before returning to Tulane in 2015 to found a Day Treatment for children in New Orleans.
Dr. Khunkhun is interested in providing and promoting mental health care in different environments. his current position is medical director of the Center for Resilience. This is a joint venture with the Tulane Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry that provides mental health treatment to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disabilities.
Dr. Khunkhun also has experience working as a consulting psychiatrist in a family health center. His other interest is in interpersonal communication and professionalism in regards to the therapeutic milieu, as well as with trainees rotating in different specialties to further enhance patient care.
Recently, Dr. Khunkhun has become interested in expanding the continuum of care in New Orleans.