Dr. Joseph Nilas Young MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Young is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with University of California, Davis Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 4 doctors at University of California, Davis Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

University of California, Davis Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Harkness Community Hospital Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1974

St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975

Alameda County Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1975 - 1977

Harkness Community Hospital Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970 - 1971

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Effect of Coronary Artery Disease Extent on Contemporary Outcomes of Combined Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
Li, Z.,Anderson, I.,Amsterdam, E. A.,Young, J. N.,Parker, J.,Armstrong, E. J.

Unusual effect of an atrial septal aneurysm on venous drainage during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Kumar, S. P., Young, J. N., Liu, H.

Coronary artery bypass operations for elderly patients in california, 2003 to 2008.
Li, Z., Amsterdam, E. A., Yeo, K. K., Hoegh, H., Mahendra, G., Boyd, W. D., Young, J. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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