Dr. Robyn Young, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Robyn Young, MD
Dr. Robyn Young, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Alameda, CA. She is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Young is affiliated with Alameda Hospital, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit.

985 Atlantic Ave Ste 300

Alameda, CA 94501

Contact Information

(510) 748-5363

Dr. Robyn Young, MD

Dr. Robyn Young, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Migraine
very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Pacific Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Pacific Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Uc San Francisco Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America 1996, 2003-04, 2007- 2012,
  • Alameda Rotary Club 2008,
  • National Merit Scholarship, 1973
  • Nicholas J. Giarman Award for outstanding thesis - Yale University School of Medicine, 1977
Media & Publications
  • CM Neuwelt, RG Young, DA Pfister, RL Webb, H Al-Bander, T Bohan. Chronic Intermittent Plasmapheresis in Two Unusual Cases of Patients with Severe Neuropsychiatric Lupus with Predominant Features of Lupus Cerebritis., 4/20/1998
  • CM Neuwelt, RG Young, S Lifshay, B McQuinn. Role of Low Dose Intravenous Cyclophosphamide Monthly in Patients with Moderate to Severe Cognitive Impairment with Neuropsychiatric Lupus Resistant or Intolerant to Low Dose Corticosteroids., 4/20/1997
  • Early CT Findings of Global CNS Hypoperfusion,
  • . Michael Neuwelt, Robyn G. Young, “Managing Neuropsychiatric Lupus: Top 10 Clinical Pearls”,, April 2,20
  • Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome, 8/1997
  • The Interactions of Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Drugs with Nigro-neostriatal Dopaminergic Neurons, 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Young's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Young to family and friends
4.6
based on 7 total reviews
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
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Young accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Young has admitting privileges

Alameda Hospital
2070 Clinton Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit
350 Hawthorne Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
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