Biographical data

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Dr. “Genesis” Young, MD, CM, FRCS (C)

Dr.“Genesis” Young was born in Calgary, Alberta but spent most of his school years in Montreal, Quebec. There, he attended McGill University, from which he earned his M.D., C.M. in 1978. He spent the next year in Montreal interning at St. Mary’s Hospital Centre.

In 1979, Dr. Young moved to Toronto, Ontario to undertake his residency in plastic surgery at the University of Toronto. He completed this in 1983 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Young completed a fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at Toronto General Hospital. He also did sub-specialty work in pediatric craniofacial plastic surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He practiced briefly at Queensway General and Etobicoke General Hospitals in Toronto before returning to Alberta. He practiced in Medicine Hat, Alberta from 1984 to 1986 and then moved to Calgary.

Dr. Young served in the position of Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Holy Cross, Colonel Belcher, and Rockyview Hospitals, all of which are a part of the Calgary District Hospital Group. He was also on staff at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Medicine Hat, Alberta and the Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff, Alberta.

Dr. Young participated in the sub-specialty training program for the Calgary District Hospital Group residents and served on the Laser Committee, the Operating Room Booking Committee, as well as the Surgery Department Committees, and the Plastic Surgery Committee. Dr. Young is deeply committed to all levels of teaching of health care professionals. Ongoing nursing, medical student, resident, and peer lectures, electives, and courses have been part of his practice. Amongst these in Calgary were a biannual Suturing Course, an annual anatomy course elective, and an ongoing peer Surgical Journal Club.

He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Young has just opened a new practice on Maui, specializing in hand treatment and surgery.

Dr. “Genesis” Young is committed to excellence in hand surgery.

You can trust your hands to his care.