Dr. Jacob N. Young, MD

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Dr. Jacob N. Young, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Martha Jefferson Med/Sgcl Assoc, Charlottesville, VA 500 Martha Jefferson Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911 Get Directions
(434) 654-5260

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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 diagnostic skill is listening to patients. One of his/her major tasks is educating and counseling patients so they can participate in their own care. 4. Patient should generally obtain second opinions before agreeing to major surgery.Read more

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4.6 based on 9 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Young has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Plaintiff claimed negligence from wrong level lumbar microdiscectomy resulting in reoperations and pain. Defense rebutted that patient was suffering from a pre-existing chronic pain disorder, not from consequences of surgery. Settlement paid without admission of liability.
    • State: Virginia
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Florida State University

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Young's Office & Staff

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Dr. Young's 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 diagnostic skill is listening to patients. One of his/her major tasks is educating and counseling patients so they can participate in their own care. 4. Patient should generally obtain second opinions before agreeing to major surgery.