Dr. Youssef Derbala, MD
Dearborn Heights, MI
About Dr. Youssef Derbala
Dr. Derbala is an OBGYN physician (Board eligible), fellowship trained in reproductive immunology. He was born in Cairo, Egypt where he received his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and pursued a career in OBGYN soon after his graduation. Dr. Derbala had a great opportunity to complete a NIH research fellowship at Perinatology Research Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) where he worked on many research projects studying pregnancy related complications such as preterm labor, preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction and many other conditions. Reproductive immunology was his main research interest. After graduating from an OBGYN residency program at Wayne State University, he decided to specialize in reproductive immunology and completed a 2 years fellowship in reproductive immunology at Rosalind Franklin University of medicine and science. During his fellowship, he gained a great experience in treating patients with reproductive failure such as repeated miscarriages, multiple IVF failures, infertility of unknown cause, autoimmune premature ovarian failure and many autoimmune conditions in pregnancy.
- Aetna Better Health
- Anthem Blue Cross
- Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe
- Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
- Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Education and training
- Medical School - Cairo University Faculty of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
- Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine and Immunology
Awards and publications
- Interleukin-19 in fetal systemic inflammation. Savasan ZA, Chaiworapongsa T, Romero R, Hussein Y, Kusanovic JP, Xu Y, Dong Z, Kim CJ, Hassan SS. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Jul;25(7):995-1005.
- Placental lesions associated with maternal underperfusion are more frequent in early-onset than in late-onset preeclampsia. Ogge G, Chaiworapongsa T, Romero R, Hussein Y, Kusanovic JP, Yeo L, Kim CJ, Hassan SS. J Perinat Med. 2011 Nov;39(6):641-52.
- Late-onset preeclampsia is associated with an imbalance of angiogenic and anti-angiogenic factors in patients with and without placental lesions consistent with maternal underperfusion. Soto E, Romero R, Kusanovic JP, Ogge G, Hussein Y, Yeo L, Hassan SS, Kim CJ, Chaiworapongsa T. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 May;25(5):498-507.
Dr. Youssef Derbala's office locations
25150 Ford Rd, Ste 200
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
16815 E Jefferson Ave, Ste 210
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230