Dr. Richard Young, MD

Dr. Richard Young, MD

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Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(8)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Young, MD is an urology specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC. He specializes in urology.

Atlantic Urology Clinics

823 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Young

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Young performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Young's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Young "My goal is to provide the patient with the highest quality of care possible in a clear,compassionate, and individualized manner. I strive to offer state of the art medicine using the most advanced technologies and techniques."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

51  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vasectomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington And Lee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Georgetown University-Washington Dc
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital - Washington DC
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Young has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Young does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Young and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Young is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Young's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Young to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Young's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Young is kind, considerate and professional. He did an outstanding job helping me with my prostate cancer. Dr. Young was very thorough in explaining to me what would happen and what my recovery would be like. If you want the best call Dr Young.
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