Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Nagy Youssef, After a London University medical school qualifying degree Dr. Youssef received a distinguished scholarship and completed his medical degree from Cairo University with highest honors. He completed his psychiatry residency at the University of South Alabama and was appointed as the Chief Resident in 2003. He also received training in ECT and psychosomatic medicine in Behman Hospital, Cairo and in Yale University, Connecticut. Dr. Youssef worked on research projects related to the interface between Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. Some of this projects include publications on the effect of certain antibiotics on mental status, the relationship between depression and coronary artery disease, and the effects of obstructive sleep apnea on attention and mood disorders, and the occasional misdiagnosis of OSA as an attention deficit disorder or mood disorders. He has recently started working on the effect of different brain stimulation modalities as ECT and Transcranial Magnetic stimulation (TMS) on treatment and the understanding of mood disorders. He is currently an Instructor at Duke University and Durham VA, and Adjunct, Assistant Professor at University of South Alabama. Dr. Youssef is board certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. He is a member of the Editorial Board of several journals and a manuscript reviewer for over 10 scientific journals. He is on the Board of Directors and the Chairman of Electronic Communication Committee for American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists and an honorary member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Disability. Dr. Youssef was awarded the Who’s Who Distinguished Professionals and the America’s Top Psychiatrists Award for several years. He Co-chaired and organized several scientific conferences Dr. Youssef has authored or co-authored numerous scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has participated in several research studies including being the principal investigator and co-principal investigator. He has mentored several medical students, residents and PhD candidates in carrying out research projects, abstract in national conferences, and scientific publications.
Nagy Youssef research interest include Psychiatry, Neurology, Internal Medicine.