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Published on July 21, 2014

Albert El-Roeiy, M.D. Named Associate Chair of the Department of OB/GYN at Crozer-Keystone

Crozer-Keystone Health SystemMedia Contact:
Mary Wascavage
(610) 284-8619
Mary.Wascavage@crozer.org

Albert El-Roeiy, M.D.

Albert El-Roeiy, M.D.

Springfield, Pa.— Albert El-Roeiy, M.D., M.B.A., MBI was recently named Associate Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Crozer-Keystone Health System; with an emphasis on the department activities at Delaware County Memorial Hospital (DCMH). El-Roeiy is highly anticipating his new role as he is also responsible for activities in the OB/GYN Department at DCMH. His responsibilities will include working with the Department Chair, Thomas Bader, M.D., to implement common strategies to improve patient care and patient/customer satisfaction in all facets of women’s health.

After receiving his medical degree from Hadassah Medical School in Israel, El-Roeiy completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Tel-Hashomer Medical Center. When he moved to the U.S., he began his residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Chicago, IL. After graduation, El-Roeiy completed a Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, in the Department of Reproductive Medicine. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

El-Roeiy will continue as the Medical Director for the HAN Fertility Center located at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa.—a position he has held for more than 20 years. He has dedicated his efforts to as well as gained an admirable reputation for personalized care with unparalleled quality and up-to-date scientific approaches. His specialties include: gynecological surgeries and reproductive endocrinology. El-Roeiy also takes a caring approach to women’s health by concentrating on services such as management of fibroids, chronic pelvic pain, and endometriosis, with special interests in polycystic ovarian syndrome and fertility.  The Fertility Center employs state-of-the-art technology for even the most complex diagnoses of female or male infertility. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is offered to patients to screen embryos for inherited disease thus significantly reducing the risk of giving birth to an affected child. Preimplantation genetic screening, on the other hand, is employed to reduce the risk of transferring embryos with chromosomal aberrations (such as Trisomy-21 or structural aberrations such as chromosomal inversions or deletions). Additionally, the center provides oocyte banking for fertility preservation in the event that a women faces sterility from medical treatment (cancer) or in the case when fertility may be postponed due to lifestyle or career choices.

On top of being named a “Top Doc” in Main Line Today for 2011, 2012 and 2013, and serving as president of the Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, El-Roeiy has made many contributions to Crozer-Keystone Health System. This includes his longtime clinical leadership as Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and his time served on the Medical Executive Committee. El-Roeiy was also the first chair of the Recruitment and Retention committee for the Crozer-Keystone Health Network.

In addition to his medical practice and leadership roles, El-Roeiy utilized his management capabilities to assist Crozer-Keystone Health System with supply chain processes, operating room functions and Emergency Department operations. He received his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from St. Joseph’s University and a Master in Business Intelligence and Analytics certificate from Villanova University. El-Roeiy also received a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University.

El-Roeiy serves as chair of the recently launched Center for Innovation in Health Care, which was created to address and resolve everyday challenges within the Crozer-Keystone Health Network. The Center strives to create educational opportunities and promotes high standards for performance and patient care. El-Roeiy’s extensive administrative and managerial expertise made him a natural candidate for the role. He and a team of clinical, scientific and executive leaders will work together to promote process ingenuity that will create change and renewal within Crozer-Keystone Health System.

El-Roeiy brings an array of specialties and expertise to DCMH and he has already begun to make a positive impact on patient care and patient/customer satisfaction. He says, “During my brief tenure as the Associate Chair, I have discovered that the physicians and staff at Delaware County Memorial Hospital are some of the finest, dedicated individuals that I have had the pleasure to work with.”

He is enthusiastic about his new role and “looks forward to the challenges and to the rewarding times ahead as we all are diligent in our common mission to make Delaware County Memorial Hospital the premier center for women’s health care in southeastern Pennsylvania.”

For more information about the programs and services at Crozer-Keystone Health System, visit www.crozerkeystone.org. For more information about fertility services, or to reach El-Roeiy for an appointment, please visit http://hanivf.com/ or call (610)-447-2727.

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