Jennifer L. Young, M.D.
Jennifer L. Young, M.D.
Jennifer L. Young MD joined The Urology Group in 2011. She was born and raised in the Fingerlakes region of upstate New York. After high school, she was accepted to the Rotary Exchange Program to be an exchange student in Spain for a year. Here she gained fluency in Spanish. She then attended Cornell University and earned her Bachelor of Science in three years. She was granted an Early Assurance acceptance to medical school at Syracuse Upstate Medical University.
Dr. Young completed her internship in General Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco and her Urology Residency at the University of California, Irvine. She was trained by Dr. Ralph Clayman, the inventor and pioneer of the laparoscopic nephrectomy and many other minimally invasive urologic surgeries.
Dr. Young has published numerous articles in minimally invasive urologic cancer surgery and presented at several national and international meetings. She published a body of literature on kidney cryotherapy, a novel, minimally-invasive method of treating kidney cancer. She has received awards recognizing her research Chicago, Shanghai and Amsterdam.
Her interests are in robotic cancer surgery of the prostate and kidney. She specializes in da Vinci robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer, partial and radical nephrectomy for kidney cancer and reconstructive surgery for correction of kidney blockage. Vasectomy and kidney stone surgery such as robotic kidney stone removal and advanced ureteroscopy are her additional surgical interests.
Dr. Young is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association. She currently serves as Co–Director of Robotic Surgery at Stone Springs Hospital. She serves on the Surgical Services Committee at Inova Loudoun Hospital as the Department of Surgery Urology Section Representative, and sits on the Loudoun Medical Group IT Committee. Dr. Young was named as a Top Doctor by the Washingtonian magazine in 2017 and 2018. She was named in the “Top 100 Women of Loudoun County” by the Loudoun Business Journal for 2016 and 2015. She has served as a member of the Inova Loudoun Hospital Medical Roundtable Council.
She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two children. She has run street and trail marathons and enjoys Bikram and Vinyasa yoga.