David Young, M.D.

Physician Managing Director

Board-certified by both the American Board of Anesthesia and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Young is a Physician Managing Director of Surgical Directions. As a clinically active physician, Dr. Young understands the challenges facing his peers in the hospital. He asks the right questions to get to the core of every issue, and he works as both advocate and mentor to improve operational, financial and service-delivery outcomes for patients, physicians and hospital leadership.

In addition to his role as a  Medical Director of Surgical Directions, Dr. Young maintains a full-time clinical practice. Dr. Young is also the Medical Director of Pre-Surgical Testing at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago, and he is a faculty member of the Department of Anesthesia at the University of California, San Diego. He is nationally recognized for his work in upgrading pre-surgical assessment practices and a member of the Advisory Board of Directors for OR Manager.


University of Virginia
OB/GYN Residency

University of California, San Diego
Anesthesia Residency


University of Arkansas
Doctorate of Medicine

University of Arkansas
Bachelor of Arts in Zoology


University of Michigan College of Engineering
Certificate of Professional Achievement in Lean Healthcare