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Yousaf Ali, M.D., M.S.

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Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-4912

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Patient Care Setting

Hospital Medicine


Dr. Ali is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine of the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester. He is the Director of Quality for the Hospital Medicine Division. He is also Director of Medical Floor, 6-1600. He joined the University as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine in July, 1996 and became full time faculty in July 2001.

Professional Background

Dr. Ali attended the King Edward Medical College, Lahore and was graduated in 1983. He completed rotating residency in Pakistan and then trained in the United Kingdom. He then completed his internship and residency in the Department of Internal Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, affiliated with the University of Rochester from 1992-1995.

He received M.S. in Medical Management Program from the Simon School of Business, Rochester, NY in the year 2007.

He was Chief Documentation Officer for University of Rochester Medical Center from 2007 to 2017.

He is currently course director for Quality and Safety Rounds for Hospital Medicine Division. This is a monthly CME rounds on topics related to patient quality of care.



MBBS | King Edward Medical College, Lahore (Pakistan)

MS | Simon Business School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1995
Residency in Internal Medicine at Park Ridge Hospital

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine at Park Ridge Hospital


Merit Scholarship in Medical school
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Board of Intermediate education
Location: Sargodha

Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Board of secondary education
Location: Sargodha

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Patent Title: Tip of the Week
Patent #: TXu 1-813-376
Issue Date: Jul 23, 2012
Country: United States
Invented By: Yousaf Ali

Patent Title: Documentation Guidelines
Patent #: TXu 1-813-979
Issue Date: Jul 26, 2012
Country: United States
Invented By: Yousaf Ali

Patent Title: CMS and Joint Commission Core Measures
Patent #: TXu001834169
Issue Date: Dec 11, 2012
Country: United States
Invented By: Yousaf Ali

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Journal Articles

Leung, T, Ali, Y, et al. "After covid peaks: views from four global regions" . SGIM Forum. 2020; 43.

Ali, Y. "Mortality due to unintentional injury" . SGIM Forum. 2020; 44(1).

Ali, Y. "Diagnostic errors in internal medicine" . SGIM Forum. 2019; 42(1).

Books & Chapters

Book Title: Documentation Improvement Tips for Physicians and Medical Providers.
Author List: Ali, Y.
Published By: University of Rochester 2016 in Rochester, NY