- ABMS Certification:
- Surgery, 1995
- Research Interests:
Trauma resuscitation, medical decision making, clinical simulation, trauma systems
- Clinical Practice:
- Injury Prevention
Director, UVA Trauma Center; Co-Director, Surgical Critical Care
Jeffrey Young, MD, has been director of the UVA Trauma Center and senior associate chief medical officer for UVA Health since 1994. He specializes in caring for critically ill or severely injured patients who need surgery. Outside of the operating room, Young has a particular interest in promoting injury prevention, including safe driving practices and fall prevention.
Young was an undergraduate at the University of Virginia and graduated as an Echols Scholar in 1984. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia and trained in general surgery and trauma at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Originally from Long Island, New York, Young now lives in Keswick with his wife. The couple has five children.
- Medical College of Virginia, 1988
- General Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospital
- Trauma Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospital