Youssra Marjoua, MD/MPP
1400 Front Ave, Lutherville, MD 21093

Work Experience

Starting 09/2021 Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgeon Curtis National Hand Center. Baltimore, MD
09/2018-05/2021 Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgeon OA Centers for Orthopaedics. Portland, ME


08/2016-08/2017 Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD Fellow in Hand Surgery
06/2011-06/2016 Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA
08/2005-05/2011 Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
08/2008-05/2010 Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Boston, MA, Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)
08/2000-06/2004 University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Bachelor of Science Magna cum Laude

Certification and Licensure

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 12/2020 – 12/2030
Maryland Licensed Orthopaedic Surgeon – September 2021 Maine Licensed Orthopaedic Surgeon – January 2022

Honors & Awards

06/2016 William H. Thomas Award, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
05/2015 Washington Health Policy Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
06/2015 Resident Leadership Forum (RLF) participant
08/2005-05/2011 Yale Merit-Based Academic Scholarship, Yale School of Medicine
08/2008 American Medical Association (AMA) Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship
06/2008 American Medical Association (AMA) Scholars Fund Award
05/2004 Chaikoff Molecular Cell Biology Award-Honors Thesis, University of California, Berkeley
08/2003-05/2004 Dean’s Honor Roll, University of California, Berkeley
08/2003-05/2004 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Biology Fellows Program Award, University of California, Berkeley
08/2002-05/2004. University of California Berkeley Undergraduate Research Fellowship Grant, IntegrativeBiology


01/2019-05/2021 Hand Indications Conference Organizer at Spectrum OA centers for Orthopaedics
06/2015- 06/2016 Chief Resident, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
07/2012- 06/2016 The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School; Co-Editor-in-Chief

05/2015-06/2016 Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association (MOA) Resident Board member
03/2007-08/2008 Yale Global Health Elective. Founding member
03/2006-06/2008 Yale Med-Law Project, Founding member
10/2005-05/2008 Health Professions Exposure & Recruitment Program (HPREP), Yale School of Medicine.
09/2006-06/2007 Yale Department of Cell Biology and Histology Teaching Assistant Yale School of Medicine
10/2005-06/2007 Health Care in Mind Radio Broadcast. Radio show host WPKN 89.5 CT/long Island
08/2004-12/2004 Teaching Assistant, Cell Biology. Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

01/2011-06/2011 United States Congress, House of Representatives, Washington D.C. Health Policy Fellow
12/2009-06/2010 National Quality Forum “Safe Surgical Practices Project”. Participant
05/2009-08/2009 Center for Study of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC). Health Policy Fellow

09/2016-Present OXOS Micro C Imaging, Director of Global Medicine
05/2018-07/2018 Shandong Provincial Hospital, Department of Hand Surgery, Jinan, China. VisitingFellow
01/2018-04/2018 Institut De La Main, Department of Hand Surgery, Paris France. Visiting Fellow
10/2017-12/2017 Ganga Hospital, Department of Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Coimbatore, India.
01/2010-Present Operation Rainbow, Orthopaedic Surgeon Volunteer (The West Bank, Honduras, Ecuador, Haiti)


01/2017- 08/2017 Curtis National Hand Center, Medstar Union Memorial. Biomechanical study to assess the effects of capitate height alteration on degree of severity or correction of dorsal intercalated segment instability.

08/2014-09/2015 Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Under guidance of Jesse Jupiter MD and Kyle Eberlin MD. Conducting literature review to provide a historical perspective and look forward on management of compressive neuropathy of the ulnar nerve.

01/2011-06/2011 Yale-New Haven Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (YNHHSC/CORE). Research to develop claims-based, risk adjusted hospital outcomes measures that reflect quality of care for patients undergoing elective total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Measures designed for potential use in public reporting, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services(CMS)

09/2008-03/2010 Harvard Kennedy School of Government Under guidance of Dheera Ananthakrishnan MD, Amitabh Chandra PhD. Orthopaedic Implant Supply Chain Management in Resource Poor Settings, Master’s Thesis Research. Developed strategy for a disaster supply chain platform to meet acute needs of rapidly changing post-disaster musculoskeletal injuries via brokering delivery of donated orthopaedic implants. 01/2002-

01/2002-05/2004 University of California Berkeley, Integrative Biology Department. Principal Investigator Tyrone Hayes PhD. Research Assistant- Investigated pesticide (atrazine) induced endocrine disruption using lab-bred Rana Pipien models. Demonstrated retarded gonadal development (gonadal dysgenesis), testicular oogenesis (hermaphroditism) and disruptions in the stresscorticosterone axis of the study population


Nayar SK, Marjoua Y, Colon AF, Means KR, Jr., Higgins JP. The effects of capitate height alteration on dorsal intercalated segment instability. J Wrist Surg. 2020;9:29-33

Eberlin KR, Marjoua Y, Jupiter JB. Compressive Neuropathy of the Ulnar Nerve: A Perspective on History and Current Controversies. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Jun; 42(6):464-469. PMID:28578769

Marjoua Y, Xiao R, Waites C, Yang BW, Harris MB, Schoenfeld AJ. A systematic review of spinal research conducted using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Spine J. 2016 Aug 9. 2016 Aug 9. PMID:27520079

Schoenfeld AJ, Le HV, Marjoua Y, Leonard DA, Belmont PJ Jr, Bono CM, Harris MB. Assessing the utility of a clinical prediction score regarding 30-day morbidity and mortality following metastatic spinal surgery: The New England Spinal Metastasis Score (NESMS). Spine J. 2016 Apr;16(4):482-90. PMID:26409416

Marjoua Y, Eberlin K.R, Mudgal C. Current Treatment of multiple metacarpal fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Sep;40(9):1869-70. PMID: 26096220

Marjoua Y, Butler CA, Bozic KJ. Public Reporting of Cost and Quality Information in Orthopaedics. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Apr;470(4):1017-26. PMID: 219

Marjoua Y, Bozic KJ.Brief history of quality movement in US healthcare. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Dec;5(4):265-73.PMID: 22961204

Marjoua Y, Bozic KJ Shifting from Volume to Value: Opportunities and Challenges for the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. JPediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug;35(5 Suppl 1):S1-4.

Case P, Chung D, Haefelle C, Haston K, Marjoua Y, Parker J, Hayes T. Pesticide Mixtures, Endocrine Disruption, and Amphibian Declines:Are We Underestimating the Impact? Environ Health Perspect. 2006April; 114(Suppl 1): 40–50. PMID: 16818245


Maine Orthopaedic Review (MOR) ABOS Part I Lecturer: Wrist pathology, arthroscopy and carpal instability. Prepared and delivered lecture to post-graduate orthopaedic residents preparing for ABOS Part I. June 2021

Maine Orthopaedic Review (MOR) Oral Board Review Preparation. Prepared and delivered lecture on ABOS board preparation. May 2021

The value of international surgical experiences: innovation, teachings and relationships. Presentation delivered at the Forum and Meeting of the Association of Chinese Speaking Hand Surgeons United (ACU). Jinan City, China. June 2018

Transitioning out of Residency Tips for a Successful Job Search and Contract Negotiations. Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association (MOA). Organized and moderated inaugural statewide residency forum via panel of academic and private practice orthopedic surgeons. April 2016

Outpatient Bundles in Orthopaedics. California Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Symposium on Understanding costs of care. May 2015

Orthopaedic Supply Chain Management in Disaster Setting. Harvard Kennedy School Political and Economic Development Dept. Project Symposium, Cambridge MA March 2010

University Presidents Global Health Proposal to Washington Post Editorial Board. Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, Bethesda MD September 2009

Health diplomacy: Channels for health-driven foreign policy decisions. Oral Presentation at Health Diplomacy Initiative Inaugural Meeting, Yale University; New Haven, CT May 2008

KenCall Center: Establishing a Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Service in Nairobi, Kenya. Poster presentation at: MIT Global Entrepreneurship Laboratory Symposium; Cambridge, MA. Marjoua Y, Thompson M, Kapahi S. February 2010

The Evolving Paradigm of Mental Health Policy in Morocco. Oral Presentation, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Psychiatry clerkship at Ibn Rushd Univeristy Hospital; Casablanca, Morocco November 2007

Healthcare Reform Legislation: Physician Views and Anticipated Challenges. Oral Presentation at Doctors for America Strategy Session; Washington, DC. April 2010

Membership in Professional Organizations

2017-Present American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Candidate Member
2015 – 2016. Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association (MOA) Resident Board Member
2005 – 2011 Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
2011 – 2016 Massachusetts Medical Society
2011 – Present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)


Aug 2000-May 2002 Member of University of California Berkeley Women’s Varsity Volleyball Team
Nov 2016 Member of Screen Actor’s Guild. Small speaking role as a surgeon in the film Patriot’s day.

Additional Information

Languages Conversant in French and Arabic