Mili Thakur, MBBS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Mili Thakur, MD, graduated with a M.B.B.S. degree from Government College Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India. During this time she was also a resident teaching fellow at the same institute. She also worked as the lady medical officer for Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India. She then completed a residency program in obstetrics and genecology at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. Afterward, she was in a combined fellowship at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in reproductive endocrinology & infertility and medical genetics. Currently, she is a physician with Michigan Reproductive and IVF (The Fertility Center) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility as well as medical genetics.
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
- American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Genetics and Genomics)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2017, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility/Medical Genetics, Wayne State University
- Residency 2013, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University
- Residency 2007, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
- MBBS 2003, Government Medical College and Hospital
- Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
- Infertility, Male
- Clinical infertility
- Clinical Genetics
Thakur M., Rambhatla A., Qadri F., Chatzicharalampous C., Awonuga M., Saed G., Diamond M.P., Awonuga A.O. Is There a Genetic Predisposition to Postoperative Adhesion Development? Reproductive Sciences. 2020 doi: 10.1007/s43032-020-00356-7.
Alhousseini A., Zeineddine S., Husseini A., Baddah H., Saker H., Mody S., Ibrahim S.A., Thakur M., Hernandez-Andrade E., Bahado-Singh R. Familial Hydrocephalus and Dysgenesis of the Corpus Callosum Associated with Xp22.33 Duplication and Stenosis of the Aqueduct of Sylvius with X-Linked Recessive Inheritance Pattern Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation. 2019;84:412-416. doi: 10.1159/000499505.
Awonuga A., Wheeler K., Thakur M., Thakur M., Jeelani R., Diamond M., Puscheck E. The value of delaying hCG administration to enable maturation of medium-sized follicles in patients undergoing superovulation for IVF/ICSI Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 2018;35:289-295. doi: 10.1007/s10815-017-1056-6.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Bronshtein E., Hankerd M., Adekola H., Puder K., Gonik B., Ebrahim S., Ebrahim S. Genomic detection of a familial 382 Kb 6q27 deletion in a fetus with isolated severe ventriculomegaly and her affected mother American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2018;176:1985-1990. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.40376.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Thakur M., Feldman G., Feldman G., Puscheck E. Primary ovarian insufficiency in classic galactosemia: current understanding and future research opportunities Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 2018;35:3-16. doi: 10.1007/s10815-017-1039-7.
Hoyos L., Thakur M., Thakur M. Fragile X premutation in women: recognizing the health challenges beyond primary ovarian insufficiency Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 2017;34:315-323. doi: 10.1007/s10815-016-0854-6.
Jeelani R., Jahanbakhsh S., Kohan-Ghadr H.R., Thakur M., Khan S., Aldhaheri S.R., Yang Z., Andreana P., Morris R., Morris R., Abu-Soud H.M., Abu-Soud H.M. Mesna (2-mercaptoethane sodium sulfonate) functions as a regulator of myeloperoxidase Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2017;110:54-62. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.05.019.
Jeelani R., Khan S., Shaeib F., Kohan-Ghadr H., Aldhaheri S., Najafi T., Thakur M., Thakur M., Morris R., Morris R., Abu-Soud H., Abu-Soud H. Cyclophosphamide and acrolein induced oxidative stress leading to deterioration of metaphase II mouse oocyte quality Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2017;110:11-18. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.05.006.
Thakur M., Taha D., Misra V.K. A case of congenital hypopituitarism associated with a 1p31 microdeletion: A possible role for LEPR and JAK1 Journal of the Endocrine Society. 2017;1:278-282. doi: 10.1210/js.2016-1072.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Shaeib F., Khan S.N., Kohan-Ghadr H.R., Jeelani R., Aldhaheri S.R., Gonik B., Abu-Soud H.M., Abu-Soud H.M. Galactose and its metabolites deteriorate metaphase II mouse oocyte quality and subsequent embryo development by disrupting the spindle structure Scientific Reports. 2017;7 doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00159-y.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Timmerman D. Imaging of Adnexal Masses Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;60:38-45. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000261.
Garg A., Suri V., Nijhawan R., Aggarwal N., Aggarwal R., Guleria C., Thakur M., Thakur M. Prevalence of human Papilloma virus infection in young primiparous women during postpartum period: Study from a tertiary care center in northern India Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016;10:QC06-QC09. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/20235.8607.
Khan S., Shaeib F., Thakur M., Jeelani R., Awonuga A., Goud P., Goud P., Abu-Soud H., Abu-Soud H. Peroxynitrite deteriorates oocyte quality through disassembly of microtubule organizing centers Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2016;91:275-280. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.12.033.
Shaeib F., Khan S., Ali I., Ali I., Thakur M., Saed M., Dai J., Awonuga A., Banerjee J., Abu-Soud H., Abu-Soud H. The Defensive Role of Cumulus Cells Against Reactive Oxygen Species Insult in Metaphase II Mouse Oocytes Reproductive Sciences. 2016;23:498-507. doi: 10.1177/1933719115607993.
Shaeib F., Khan S.N., Thakur M., Kohan-Ghadr H.R., Drewlo S., Saed G.M., Pennathur S., Abu-Soud H.M., Abu-Soud H.M. The impact of myeloperoxidase and activated macrophages on metaphase II mouse oocyte quality PLoS ONE. 2016;11 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151160.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Adekola H.O., Asaad R., Gonik B. Secondary Postpartum Hemorrhage due to Spontaneous Uterine Artery Rupture after Normal Vaginal Delivery Managed by Selective Arterial Embolization AJP Reports. 2016;6:e442-e444. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597623.
Thakur M., Thakur M., Gonik B., Gill N., Awonuga A.O., Rocha F.G., Gonzalez J.M., Gonzalez J.M. Intensive Care Admissions in Pregnancy: Analysis of a Level of Support Scoring System Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2016;20:106-113. doi: 10.1007/s10995-015-1808-9.
Shavell V., Thakur M., Sawant A., Kruger M., Jones T., Singh M., Puscheck E., Diamond M. Adverse obstetric outcomes associated with sonographically identified large uterine fibroids Fertility and Sterility. 2012;97:107-110. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.10.009.