Dr. Ronald Young MD, NSU

Expert Medical Advisory Team - Neurosurgery

  • Expertise: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Neurosurgery

Advisory role

Dr. Ronald F. Young MD is a highly experienced neurosurgeon with over 55 years of experience in medicine. Dr. Young graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1965.

He plays an important role at Vityl men’s health in assisting our doctors in the treatment of patients with neurosurgical concerns and neurological conditions. His experience is invaluable in helping patients who have undergone recent brain or spinal surgery recover their sexual function.

His role includes;

  • Assisting our doctors to create care plans for neurosurgical and neurological patients
  • Researching the latest advances and treatment methods for neurosurgical and neurological patients.
  • Creating educational and informational material
  • Answering general questions about the effect of neurosurgery on sexual health

Highlights

In his long career as a neurosurgeon he specialized in surgical diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system, which affect the brain and spine, and the nerves that connect to them. They commonly treat brain tumors, stroke, vascular disorders, head trauma, infections of the spine or brain, spinal injuries, and nerve damage.

He often encountered men who as a result of their neurological illness or injury developed a sexual dysfunction and is on the Vityl board of advisors to assist with creating the most effective treatment methods for such complex cases.

Medical School & Residency

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Residency , Neurological Surgery
  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System: Residency , Neurological Surgery
  • University of Minnesota: Internship , General Surgery
  • University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Medical School

Publications

  • Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of various chronic pain syndromes. Rasche, D., Rinaldi, P.C., Young, R.F., Tronnier, V.M.
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery as an alternative form of therapy for movement disorders. Young, R.F.
  • Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of various chronic pain syndromes. Rasche, D., Rinaldi, P.C., Young, R.F., Tronnier, V.M.
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery as an alternative form of therapy for movement disorders. Young, R.F.

Licences and Certifications

  • Neurological Surgeon, Issuing authority: American Board of Neurological SurgeryIssued date and, if applicable, expiration date of the certification or license Issued 1976 No Expiration Date
  • The Medical Board of California Physician and Surgeon, Issuing authority: The Medical Board of California Issued date and, if applicable, expiration date of the certification or license Issued Jan 2019 Expires Jan 2021 Credential Identifier Credential ID G13272