Dr. Yousaf is board certified in Rheumatology and internal medicine. She trained in rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and graduated in 2014. She served as a chief fellow during her fellowship. She completed her internal medicine training at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio in 2012. She earned her medical degree with honor call from the Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan in 2008.
Dr. Yousaf has been in practice in SE Houston area for 5 years and has now started her own practice at the Bellaire location. She evaluates and treats all types of Rheumatic diseases and is proficient in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound – the latest tool used to aid in joint injections. She performs steroid and gel injections in the knees. All procedures are done in office.
Some of the diseases she treats include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sjogrens, psoriatic arthritis, Inflammatory bowel disease related arthritis, reactive arthritis, spondyloarthritis, inflammatory back pain, uveitis, osteoarthritis, gout, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, mixed connective tissue disorder, interstitial lung disease, sarcoidosis etc. She deals with a vast variety of musculoskeletal issues. Her office has an on site infusion facility as well.
Dr Yousaf is experienced in reading DEXA Scans and managing osteoporosis/ osteopenia.
Dr Yousaf’s mission is to provide long term comprehensive care to patients with rheumatological diseases. She understands the need for physician being a partner in sharing the road to management of chronic illnesses.