Dr. Michael Yafi MD Pediatrician

Dr. Michael Yafi is a pediatrician in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 38 doctors at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995–1998

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 1998–2001

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MI State Medical License
Active through 2016

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Health-related quality of life and cognitive functioning in pediatric short stature: comparison of growth-hormone-naïve, growth-hormone-treated, and healthy samples.
Stephen, M. D., Varni, J. W., Limbers, C. A., Yafi, M., Heptulla, R. A., Renukuntla, V. S., Bell, C. S., Brosnan, P. G.

Expanded newborn screening in Texas: a survey and educational module addressing the knowledge of pediatric residents.
Wells, A. S., Northrup, H., Crandell, S. S., King, T. M., Champaigne, N. L., Yafi, M., Therrell, B. L., Noblin, S. J.

Sexual precocity in a 2-year-old boy caused by indirect exposure to testosterone cream.
Stephen, M. D., Jehaimi, C. T., Brosnan, P. G., Yafi, M.


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