Dr. Ali A Dabaja
Address: 1 Ford Pace, Detroit, Michigan, 48202, United States, Wayne State University
About the Doctor / Professional
Ali A. Dabaja is an expert in the treatment of male infertility, especially the interface of male factor treatment with assisted reproductive techniques. His work has focused on the treatment of men with azoospermia and microsurgical sperm retrieval.
Over 20 published original manuscripts, as well as numerous book chapters and invited articles, Dr. Dabaja has published on the techniques of microscopic sperm retrieval in men with infertility, specifically azoospermia, and on the characteristic of men who are candidates for medical treatment of infertility or sperm retrieval. He has also published extensively on microsurgical varicocelctomy and the effect of varicocele on men’s health including low testosterone and Erectile dysfunction. Dr. Dabaja is primary investigator or Co-primary investigator on multiple randomized control trials in Urology.
Early in his career, Dr. Dabaja trained with Dr. Schlegel who is a pioneer in the field of urology and male reproductive function. During his fellowship training, he worked on biomedical Research and microRNA profiling in men with male infertility at the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery, Department of Urology – Weill Cornell College. Dr. Dabaja obtain his residency training with Dr. Menon, and trained in urological robotic surgery and on techniques for nerve sparing prostatectomy to preserve erectile dysfunction.
His expertise in urology has been recognized by national and international authorities by invitations from the American Urology Association, Society for Male Reproductive Medicine and Urology, Czech Republic Urologic Association to speak on issues of male infertility treatment or moderated sessions on Male Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Dabaja is an associate editor for the Journal of Fertility and Sterility, section editor for the Current Urology Reports. He is a contributor and editor of male infertility section of BMJ Best Practice publications. Currently or previously served as reviewer for the British Journal of Urology-International, Fertility & Sterility, Journal of Urology.
Dr. Dabaja serves or has served in a leadership role in the American Urology Association, at Henry Ford Health System as the Associate Program Director for the residency program, Michigan State Medical Society, and the Chair of the National Arabic American Medical Association 2018 national convention.
Dr. Dabaja is a board-certified urologist. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in the state of Michigan at Henry Ford Health System, and graduated AOA from Wayne State School of Medicine.View Contact Details
Degree: Wayne State University Medicine MI 2007
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Urology, MI
- Dr. Dabaja is an associate editor for the Journal of Fertility and Sterility, section editor for the Current Urology Reports.
- He served as reviewer for the British Journal of Urology-International, Fertility & Sterility, Journal of Urology.
- He served in a leadership role in the American Urology Association, at Henry Ford Health System as the Associate Program Director for the residency program, Michigan State Medical Society, and the Chair of the National Arabic American Medical Association 2018 national convention.
- Diagnosis and Management of Gynecomastia for Urologists.
- Endocrine, Sexual Function, and Infertility Side Effects of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy for Genitourinary Cancers.
- Outcomes of Surgery in Peyronie's Disease Following Intralesional Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections.
- A prospective study to examine the association of the urinary and fecal microbiota with prostate cancer diagnosis after transrectal biopsy of the prostate using 16sRNA gene analysis.
- Testis sperm extraction.
- Systematic Biopsy Does Not Contribute to Disease Upgrading in Patients Undergoing Targeted Biopsy for PI-RADS 5 Lesions Identified on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Course of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
- Varicocele and hypogonadism.
- Polyethylene Glycol.
- Diphenhydramine Toxicity.
- Medical treatment of male infertility.
- When is a varicocele repair indicated: the dilemma of hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction?
- Managing Urology Consultations During COVID-19 Pandemic: Application of a Structured Care Pathway.
- Microdissection testicular sperm extraction: an update.
- Penile Lymphangioma: review of the literature with a case presentation.
- Robot-assisted urological surgery: Current status and future perspectives.
- Barriers to obtaining prostate multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging in African-American men on active surveillance for prostate cancer.
- Prostate volume measured by magnetic resonance imaging is not a predictor of lower urinary tract symptoms.
- Effect of Lesion Location on Prostate Cancer Detection Rate with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Targeted Biopsy in African Americans.
- A propensity score matched analysis of the effects of African American race on the characteristics of regions of interests detected by magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate.
- Best Approaches to Evaluation and Feedback in Post-Graduate Medical Education.
- Literature review of vaccine-related adverse events reported from HPV vaccination in randomized controlled trials.
- A critical analysis of candidacy for penile revascularization.
- 30-day adverse event rates following penile prosthesis surgery: an American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program based evaluation.
- Bulbocavernosus muscle area measurement: a novel method to assess androgenic activity.
- The effect of hypogonadism and testosterone-enhancing therapy on alkaline phosphatase and bone mineral density.
- When to ask male adolescents to provide semen sample for fertility preservation?
- Percutaneous suprapubic tube bladder drainage after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a step-by-step guide.
- Disparities in access to care at high-volume institutions for uro-oncologic procedures.
- Possible germ cell-Sertoli cell interactions are critical for establishing appropriate expression levels for the Sertoli cell-specific MicroRNA, miR-202-5p, in human testis.
- Enuretic children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: should they see otolaryngology first?
- Ubiquitin Specific Protease 26 (USP26) expression analysis in human testicular and extragonadal tissues indicates diverse action of USP26 in cell differentiation and tumorigenesis.
- Safety profile of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a standardized report of complications in 3317 patients.
- Tumor mutational burden predicts survival in patients with low-grade gliomas expressing mutated IDH1.
- Post Prostatectomy Pathologic Findings of Patients With Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer and no Significant PI-RADS Lesions on Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
- The effect of multiplicity of PI-RADS 3 lesions on cancer detection rate of confirmatory targeted biopsy in patients diagnosed with prostate cancer and managed with active surveillance.