Dr. Young is interested in providing excellent care to adults with kidney disease. This includes those with reduced kidney function, electrolyte imbalance, hypertension, as well as patients requiring long-term kidney replacement therapy such as dialysis. Dr. Young also helps train medical students, residents, and fellows into our future kidney doctors.
M.D., UC Los Angeles / Drew School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2002
B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1998
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2002-2003
Internal Medicine, UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2002-2005
Nephrology, UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2005-2007
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2017
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
Honors and Awards
UC Davis Department of Internal Medicine Specialty Teaching Award, 2019
Stanford Nephrology Division Teaching Attending of the Year 2012, 2014, 2015
UCLA Internal Medicine Residency Program Teaching Fellow of the Year, 2007
Charles R. Drew School of Medicine Gold Medal, 2002
Select Recent Publications
Cruz-Whitley J, Giehl N, Jen KY, Young B. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Associated with Nivolumab Therapy. Case Rep Nephrol. 2020 Feb 24;2020:2638283. doi:10.1155/2020/2638283. PMID:32257470.
Nguyen MH, Davis MR, Wittenberg R, Mchardy I, Baddley JW, Young BY, Odermatt A, Thompson GR. Posaconazole Serum Drug Levels Associated With Pseudohyperaldosteronism. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 10;70(12):2593-2598. doi: 0.1093/cid/ciz741. PMID:31403165.
Zaritsky J, Young B, Gales B, Wang HJ, Rastogi A, Westerman M, Nemeth E, Ganz T, Salusky IB. Reduction of serum hepcidin by hemodialysis in pediatric and adult patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jun;5(6):1010-4. doi:10.2215/CJN.08161109. Epub 2010 Mar 18. PMID:20299375.
Young B, Zaritsky J. Hepcidin for clinicians. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Aug;4(8):1384-7. doi:10.2215/CJN.02190309. Epub 2009 Jun 25. PMID:19556376.
Zaritsky J, Young B, Wang HJ, Westerman M, Olbina G, Nemeth E, Ganz T, Rivera S, Nissenson AR, Salusky IB. Hepcidin--a potential novel biomarker for iron status in chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jun;4(6):1051-6. doi:10.2215/CJN.05931108. Epub 2009 Apr 30. PMID:19406957.
Young BY, Gill J, Huang E, Takemoto SK, Anastasi B, Shah T, Bunnapradist S. Living donor kidney versus simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant in type I diabetics: an analysis of the OPTN/UNOS database. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Apr;4(4):845-52. doi:10.2215/CJN.02250508. Epub 2009 Feb 6. PMID:19201918.