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Amy Young, MD


Languages

Spanish


Education

The University of Mississippi School of Medicine, MD


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Amy Young, MD, is a board-certified gynecologist in UT Health Austin’s Women’s Health Institute and the Chief Clinical Officer for all of UT Health Austin. Additionally, Dr. Young is a professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health and serves as the Dell Medical School’s Vice Dean of Professional Practice.

Dr. Young earned her medical degree from The University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Young has extensive experience in leadership in academic medicine and healthcare operations. She was formerly the Abe Mickal Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. At LSU she also served as the Center Director of Surgical Services of the Interim LSU Public Hospital, Vice President of the LSU Healthcare Network (HCN) Board of Directors, and Chair of the LSU HCN Clinical Practice Leadership Group. She is the recipient of the Leadership Award at the Interim LSU Public Hospital. She also served as the Vice Chairman of the Department Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine after founding and directing the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Education. She was awarded the Henry and Emma Meyer Chair in Medical Education and is a past president of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. As a nationally known educator, she has served as both Vice Chair and Chair of District XI of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In addition to educational research, she has a wide range of clinical research experience.

Specializations

  • Gynecologic services
  • Menopause
  • Vulvar disorders

Board Certification

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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