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Elham Yousef, MD

Elham Yousef, MD

Appointed: 2013

Elham Yousef, MD
Department: Hospital Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M2/Annex
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
DeskDesk:216.444.5633
WorkFax:216.445.1767
Surgeon:
No
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Elham Yousef, MD, is an Associate Staff in the Medicine Institute, Department of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Yousef earned her medical degree from Assiut University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. She completed an Internal Medicine residency with special training in nephrology and Kidney transplant at both at Assiut university Hospital and Mansura Urology and Nephrology Center in Egypt. She earned her Masters in Clinical science and Internal Medicine from Assiut University Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Yousef completed a Family Medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is a recipient of multiple scholarships for outstanding scholastic achievement from College of Family Physicians of Canada, North American Primary Care Research Group, and The Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. She is also recipient of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine award for recognition of demonstrated ability and commitment to education.

Dr. Yousef is a member of several professional societies including the American College of Physician, Society of Hospital Medicine , American Medical Association ,Society of General Internal Medicine , American Academy of Family Physicians, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

Co-author of “A Case of Unresolving Pneumonia and Bronchorrhea” Journal of General Internal Medicine, (Tracking ID # 189291),Vol 23, suppl 2, April 2008.

“A Randomized Study of the Underlying Etiology of Chronic Renal Impairment in the Nephrology Out-Patient Clinic at Assiut University Hospital” Thesis submitted in the partial fulfillment for the Degree of M.Sc.in Medicine. Approved by the Thesis Committee, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut , Egypt. September, 2000.

Professional Highlights

  • Advisory Board, Lake Erie Chapter, Society of Hospital Medicine.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Rush-Copley Medical Center
Family Medicine
Aurora, IL USA
2010
Medical School - Assiut University Faculty of Medicine
Assiut Egypt
1996

Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

inpatient and perioperative medicine, Quality and Patient Safety

Memberships

  • American College of Physician
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

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Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

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