UT Health East Texas Physicians in Tyler
welcomes David Young, MD
Tyler, Texas (Oct. 12, 2021) - UT Health East Texas is expanding general surgery services in Tyler with the addition of David Young, MD.
Dr. Young is a board-certified general surgeon who has been in private practice in Tyler since 2007. He brings more than 20 years of experience performing surgeries including gallbladder, hernia, colon resections, thyroidectomies and breast cancer.
“I was attracted to general surgery for a variety of reasons. I love the diversity of the disease processes and the different organ systems that are involved. This specialty requires knowledge of a vast number of surgical procedures and techniques,” Dr. Young said. “Surgery also offers a unique opportunity to have an immediate, potentially life-saving impact on a patient’s life. I have found this rewarding beyond measure.”
Dr. Young earned his Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M Health Sciences Center in College Station. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta.
Dr. Young will begin performing surgeries at UT Health Tyler beginning Oct. 15, 2021. For more information, call 903-595-6680.
About UT Health East Texas
UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands of patients each year through an extensive regional network that includes 10 hospitals, more than 50 clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 50 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including the region’s only Level 1 trauma facility.
As a partner with The University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. The nationally recognized UT System also includes The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, as well as three other major university medical centers located throughout the state.