Prior to his position at Erlanger East Primary Care, Dr. Young worked for 11 years as a hospitalist. As a hospitalist he worked to resolve acute health crises. His goals in outpatient medicine are to treat chronic diseases effectively with current medication, testing and referral. But, he also aggressively works toward preventing disease through diet, activity, age and risk factor appropriate cancer screening, immunizations and other healthy lifestyle practices. Dr. Young has a special area of interest in mood disorders/stress syndromes and how to blend medication, counseling and spiritual wholeness to foster healing.