Dr Allan Young

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Qualifications

MBBS MSpMed PhD FRACS (Orth) FAOrthoA


Specialty

Orthopaedics - Shoulder


Areas of Interests

  • Arthroscopic & reconstructive surgery of the shoulder
  • shoulder replacement
  • shoulder reconstruction
  • rotator cuff repair

Address

Sydney Shoulder Specialists, Suite 201, L2, 156 Pacific H'Way St Leonards NSW 2065


Phone

9460 7615


Fax

9460 6064


Email

youngadmin@sydneyshoulder.com.au


Website

www.sydneyshoulder.com.au


Appointments

VMO Mater Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, RNSH


Roles

Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Sydney


Bio

After completing surgical training in Sydney, for which he was awarded the Gordon Taylor medal by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for the highest marks across all surgical disciplines, Dr Young completed post-fellowship training in shoulder surgery under Professor David Sonnabend at Royal North Shore Hospital.

He also spent one year learning advanced shoulder techniques with Dr Gilles Walch, an internationally renowned shoulder surgeon in Lyon, France.
In addition to his medical and orthopaedic qualifications, Dr Young has completed a Masters in Sports Medicine at the University of New South Wales and a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. His thesis was entitled “Biomechanical, Molecular and Dynamic Biomechanical Properties of Articular Cartilage Investigations into the Pathophysiology of Osteoarthritis”.

Dr Young has numerous publications in international peer reviewed journals, including articles on rotator cuff repair, osteoarthritis, total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, management of shoulder trauma and shoulder reconstruction for instability. He combines clinical knowledge and experience with scientific evidence to provide the best advice and management possible to patients from Sydney and regional areas.

He has presented at numerous national and international meetings, including the International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, and the Australian Shoulder and Elbow Society Meeting. He has also been a regular invited speaker and member of the faculty for the Nice Shoulder Course in Nice, France.