Saba Maroof, MD

Dr. Saba Maroof is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist practicing in various outpatient settings in the metro Detroit area. Dr. Maroof is a second generation Muslim American of Indian and Pakistani descent and the daughter of an anesthesiologist and psychiatrist. She spent her formative years attending an international school overseas, where she learned to value diversity.  Upon graduating from the school, was awarded the European Council of International Schools Award for Understanding. 

She completed her undergraduate training from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  After getting married at the age of 21, she moved to Michigan, and she obtained her Masters and her Medical Degree from Wayne State University.  She then went on to complete her residencyin general psychiatry from Henry Ford Health Systems and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Wayne State University.  

Since completing her fellowship, she has been actively involved providing psychoeducation through talks and organizing seminars and workshops in her local community, as well as being available for consultation on matters pertaining to mental health.  She enjoys teaching medical students, residents and fellows on topics such as eating and mood disorders, acculturation, bullying in minorities and treating Muslim patients and families.  She is the current president of the Michigan Chapter of American Muslim Health Professionals and helped start mental health services at a Muslim run free clinic in Detroit, providing care to patients who helped her on her own medical education journey. 

She is the creator and host of a podcast entitled Unsung Heroes: Stories to Inspire which is in its third season.  She enjoys reading historic fiction and books on social justice and diversity as well as working out, cooking, and spending time with her husband of 17 years and four children, ages 12, 9, 6, and 3.  

 

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