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Dr. Jacob Young, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Young

Dr. Jacob Young, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(434) 654-5260

Dr. Young accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Young's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Young treats Spondylolisthesis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Young treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Young treats Spondylosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Young treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Young treats Spine Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Young treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Young's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

1. Neurosurgery should be a holistic practice, which more often than not involves non-surgical approaches. 2. Even when surgery is necessary, smaller operations are often more effective than large, invasive ones. 3. A neurosurgeon's most useful diagn...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Duke University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Duke University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
Florida State University
Undergraduate School
1993
1987
1986
1982

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1981
  • AOA Medical Honor Society, 1985

Media & Publications

  • Publications,

Dr. Young's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Young

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Jacob Young, MD
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After 10 years of struggling to have my neck and back fixed, was referred to Dr. Young by my primary doctor. The best referral I have received. Dr. Young was up front with me about my condition and went to bat for me with my health insurance! Since surgery on my neck in 2014 and my lower back March...Read More
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His evaluation of my back problems were completely different from that of the other doctor in his practice. I don't believe he totally read the reports/notes concerning my case. I will not be seeing him again.
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