Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO
Internship: UCLA Harbor General Hospital
Residency: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO
Fellowship: University of Zurich, Switzerland
Hospital Affiliations: St. Anthony's Medical Center
Conservative approaches to spinal problems with a special emphasis on microsurgery of the cervical and lumbar spine.
A native south St. Louisan, Dr. Paul Young received his undergraduate and medical training at Saint Louis University. He completed his internship at UCLA Harbor General Hospital in Los Angeles, 1976, and his residency in Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, 1980. He studied microneurosurgery during a one year fellowship at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Young was attending Neurosurgeon on the faculty at Saint Louis University School of Medicine for two years and established the Microsurgery and Brain Research Institute of St. Louis in 1984. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He has published many articles on microneurosurgery of the brain with emphasis on cerebrovascular disease and a textbook on neuroanatomy. He also has a keen interest in microsurgery of spinal disorders and has published textbooks on lumbar and cervical microdiscectomy, and a comprehensive textbook of spinal surgery. Dr. Young lectures to professional groups of diverse interests around the world. The focus of Dr. Young's present academic interest is the establishment in St. Louis of an international center for continuing education, both for professional training as well as community education programs in science and medicine.