Jennifer L. Young MD, Robotic Urologic Surgeon

Experience

EDUCATION

 

SUNY Upstate Medical University                                                                                        2000-2004

Medical Doctorate

 

Cornell University, College of Human Ecology                                                                                           1997-2000

Bachelor of Science, May 2000

Human Development major, GPA 3.62

Rotary Exchange Student                                                                                        1996-1997

Selected as an exchange student to Granada, Spain.  Lived with host family.  Attended Instituto Bachillerato de Trevenque high school.

Gained fluency in Spanish.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Urologist at The Urology Group                                                                                                                                 August 2011 - present

Urologist in six person private practice urology group.  Specializing in robotic and minimally invasive urology.

Created Robotic Surgery Center section on group websie.

Wrote content for and revised group website.

Supervised social media for group.

 

Clinical Instructor                                                                                                                                                         June 2010 - June 2011

Supervised Resident Clinics, instructed Residents in the operating room and held private clinics

University of California, Irvine

Orange, California

 

Supervised Resident Clinics, instructed Residents in the operating room

Long Beach Veterans Administration

Long Beach, California

 

Performed operations and assisted in operating room at Long Beach Memorial Hospital

Long Beach, California

 

RESIDENCY

 

University of California, Irvine                                                                                                  June 2005 - June 2010

Department of Urology

 

AWARDS

 

Named Top Doctor                                                                                                                                                           February, 2014                                                                                                                          

Urology, Peer nominated and Panel nominated

Northern Virginia Magazine

 

3rd Place, UCI Residents Research Competition                                                                                   April 7, 2011

Orange County Urological Society

Are Multiple Cryoprobes Additive or Synergistic in Renal Cryotherapy?

Orange, California

 

Engineering and Urology Society Outstanding Paper Award                                                                                     May 29, 2010

Engineering and Urology Society 2010 annual meeting

Optimal Freeze Cycle in Renal Cryotherapy

San Francisco, California

 

1st Place, UCI Residents Research Competition                                                                                    April 22, 2010

Orange County Urological Society  

Optimal Freeze Cycle in Renal Cryotherapy

Orange, California

 

2009 Earl F. Nation Resident Scholarship Recipient                                                                                            October 25 - 29, 2009

Western Section American Urologic Association

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

2nd Prize, Best Abstract, 2nd International Conference on Focal Therapy and Imaging                                         June 11, 2009

In Vitro, Ex Vivo and In Vivo Isotherms for Renal Cryotherapy

2nd International Conference on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate and Kidney Cancer.  

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

Top five resident abstracts, International Robotics Urology Symposium                                                                    January 12 - 14, 2008

Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection and Outcome of Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Carcinoma

Registration awarded ($450) for International Robotic Urologic Symposium

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Honorable Mention at the 17th Annual Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Meeting and Endo Expo 2008    September 17, 2008

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Certificate of Merit presented by Paul A. Wetter MD, Chairperson of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons at the Presentation of Awards for Scientific Papers and Videos

Chicago, Illinois

 

3rd Place, UCI Residents Research Competition                                                                                       April 24, 2008

Orange County Urological Society

Video:  Robotic Assisted Anterior Pelvic Exenteration

Orange, California

 

Best Urology Paper of the 16th Annual Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeon Meeting and Endo Expo 2007      September 5, 2007

Comparative Analysis of Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy with Ileal Conduit Urinary Diversion

Certificate of Merit presented by Paul A. Wetter MD, Chairperson of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons at the Presentation of Awards for Scientific Papers and Videos

San Francisco, California

 

AOA nominee                                                                                                     August 2003

SUNY Upstate Medical University, nominated based on rank in top quartile of class

 

Steve Allen Memorial Scholarship                                                                                            August 2003

Syracuse Medical Alumni Association, in recognition of a student dedicated to community service

 

Julius Schwartz Memorial Scholarship                                                                                                              August 2003

Syracuse Medical Alumni Association, in recognition of a student with interest in cardiology

 

CONSULTANT

Synergy, educational company for Pfizer                                                                                                                      June 25, 2014

Created robotic radical prostatectomy and bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection video on the use of Thrombin and Gelfoam in the procedure.  Edited video storeyboard post procedure.

 

IN THE NEWS

Robots creating innovations in surgery, one incision at at time                                                                                 Winter 2014

Loudoun Business Journal

Featured robotic surgeon on new type of kidney stone surgery

 

ACTIVITIES

 

Member of Inova Loudoun Hospital Medical Roundtable Council                                                                             January 15, 2014 - present

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Lansdowne, Virginia

Contributing member regarding improvements and future directions for the hospital

 

Member of Robotics Committee                                                                                                                                    2013 - present

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Lansdowne, Virginia

Contributing member regarding improvements and future directions for robotics program

 

Member of Robotics Committee                                                                                                                                    2013 - present

Reston Hospital Center, Reston, Virginia

Contributing member regarding improvements and future directions for robotics program

 

Grand Rounds Coordinator                                                                                                                                              January-June 2011

University of California, Irvine, Orange, California

Arranged schedule for Case Presentations, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Indications Conference and Grand Round Lectures

Worked with outside lectures and administration for lecture schedule additions and changes

 

Assistant Instructor, Introduction to Genitourinary Anatomy                                                                                       June 2008

Taught genital and rectal exams on model patients to thrid year medical students

Gave lecture on abnormal genitourinary pathology

 

Eastern Medicine Scholarship                                                                                            March-April 2004

Zhejiang Association of Science and Technology, Hangzhou,China

• Received scholarship to travel to China for  five-week elective in Eastern Medicine

• Trained in acupuncture, acupressure, fire cups, therapeutic massage, pulse taking, herbal medications and other forms of Eastern Medicine in two hospitals in Hangzhou

• Assisted with translation of Zhejiang Hospital brochures into English

• Acquired some conversational Mandarin

 

Herbal Medicine and Biodiversity Internship                                                                                              June-August 1999

Cornell Environmental Sciences Internship Program, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

• Selected as one of 20 students to travel to Dominican Republic for six-week herbal medicine study

• Photographed, collected and gathered information on plants used by local people for various illnesses

• Published abstract in Cornell Environmental Sciences journal on seven plants used to treat influenza  

 

LECTURES

 

Treatment Options for Recurrent Prostate Cancer                                                                                                          January 13, 2014

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Reston Hospital, Reston, Virginia

 

Men's Health                                                                                                                                                                        December 18, 2012

Men's Health recommendations per the American Urologic Association 2012 Guidelines

Leisure World, Lansdowne, Virginia

 

Role of Nutrition in Prostate Cancer                                                                                                                                 October 8, 2012

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Reston Hospital, Reston, Virginia

 

Urinary Incontinence                                                                                                                                                         September 26, 2012

Fairfax Family Practice Residents

Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, Virginia

 

Urinary Tract Infection                                                                                                                                                        September 26, 2012

Fairfax Family Practice Residents

Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, Virginia

 

Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Robotic Sacroculpopexy                                                                          July 13, 2012

Ask the Expert Lecture as advertised in InHealth Newsletter

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, Virginia

 

Kidney Disorders and Robotic Management                                                                            October 2011

Ask the Expert Lecture as advertised in InHealth Newsletter

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, Virginia

 

Peyronie’s Disease                                                                                             September 2011

Fairfax Family Practice Residents

Fairfax, Virginia

 

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy/Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms                                                                                      July 7, 2011

Family Medicine students, residents and staff at University of California, Irvine, Santa Ana Clinic

Santa Ana, California

 

Urinary Tract Infection                                                                                                                                                         June 20, 2011

Third Year Medical Students, University of California, Irvine

Orange, California

 

Robot Certification Course Instructor, Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy                                                 May 23, 2011

Taught Introduction to Robot and Port Placement to on male cadaver to a urologist as part of Mini-fellowship.

University of California, Irvine Medical Center Astellas Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

Orange, California

 

Prostate Cancer Screening                                                                                                                                                  May 16, 2011

Third Year Medical Students, University of California, Irvine

Orange, California

 

Robot Certification Course Instructor, Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy                                                 May 6, 2011  

Taught robotic prostatectomy on male cadaver to two urologists as part of Mini-fellowship.

University of California, Irvine Medical Center Astellas Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

Orange, California

 

Prostate Cancer Screening lecture                                                                                                                                     April 11, 2011

Family Medicine students, residents and staff at at University of California, Irvine, Santa Ana Clinic

 

Third Year Resident Tutorial                                                                                                                                                June 2010

AUA Ethics Module 7:  Surrogate Decision Making

 

Assistant Instructor, Introduction to Genitourinary Anatomy                                                                               June 2008

Taught genital and rectal exams on model patients to third year medical students

Gave lecture on abnormal genitourinary pathology

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed journals

 

Lock-out valve to decrease catheter-associated urinary tract infections    

Shbeeb A, Young JL, Hart SA, Hart JC, Gelman J.

Advances in Urology 2014; 2014: Article ID 765756, 4 pages.

 

Panurethral stricture after photovaporization of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Sharib J, Truntzer J, Young J, Jordan G, Gelman J.

J Endourol 2012; 26(5): 520-3.

 

Robotic radical anterior pelvic exenteration:  The UCI experience

Kaufmann OG, Young JL, Sountoulides P, Kaplan AG, Dash AG, Ornstein DK.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2011; 20(4): 240-6.

 

Optimal freeze cycle length in renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Khanifar E, Narula N, Ortiz-Vanderdys, CG, Kolla SB, Pick DL, Sountoulides PG, Kaufmann OG, Osann KE, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Andrade LA, Louie MK, McDougall EM, Clayman RV.

J Urol 2011; 186(1): 283-8.

Cryoprobe isotherms:  a caveat and review

Young JL and Clayman RV.

J Endourol 2010; 24(5): 673-6.  Focal Therapy and Imaging Conference 2009 Highlights issue.

 

Ice burn:  protecting the flank during renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Sountoulides PG, Kolla SB, Pick DL, Kaufmann OG, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Ortiz-Vanderdys CG, Louie MK, Andrade LA, Osann KE, McDougall EM and Clayman RV.

J Endourol 2010; 24(8): 1249-53.

 

In vitro, ex vivo and in vivo isotherms for renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Kolla SB, Pick DL, Sountoulides PS, Kaufmann OG, Ortiz-Vanderdys CG, Kaplan AG, Huynh VB, Andrade LA, Osann KE, Louie MK and Clayman RV.  

J Urol 2010; 183(2): 752-8.

 

Impact of pneumoperitoneum on iceball size in renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Louie MK, Ortiz-Vanderlys CG, McCormick DW, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Jain NS, Pick DL Andrade LA, Osann KE, McDougall EM and Clayman RV.  

J Endourol 2009; 23: 1451-5.  World Congress of Endourology 2008 Highlights issue.

 

Retroperitoneal transdiaphragmatic robotic-assisted laparoscopic resection of a left thoracolumbar neurofibroma

Moskowitz RM, Young JL, Box GN, Pare LS and Clayman RV.

JSLS 2009; 13: 64-8.

 

Sepsis due to fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli after transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy

Young JL, Liss MA, Szabo RJ.  

Urology 2009; 74: 332-8; comment and author reply 338-9.

 

Pelvic lymph node dissection and outcome of robot-assisted radical cystectomy for bladder carcinoma

Gamboa AJ, Young JL, Dash A, Abraham JB, Box GN, Ornstein DK.

J Rob Surgery 2008; 3: 7-12.

 

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic cystoprostatectomy for prostatic carcinosarcoma

Young J, Finley D, Ornstein D.

JSLS 2007; 11: 109-12.

 

Comparative analysis of laproscopic and robotic-assisted radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion

Abraham JBA, Young JL, Box GN, Lee HJ, Deane LA, Ornstein DK.

J Endourol 2007; 21(12): 1473-80.

 

Ureteral access sheath for the management of pediatric renal and ureteral stones: a single center experience

Singh A, Shah G, Young J, Sheridan M, Haas G, Upadhyay J.

J Urol 2006; 175: 1080-2; discussion 1082.

 

WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS

 

Robotic radical anterior pelvic exenteration: The UCI experience. Kaufmann OG, Young JL, Sountoulides P, Kaplan AG, Dash AG, Ornstein DK.

www.UroToday.com.  March 2, 2011.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21142832

 

Kidney Cancer: Localized I: Moderated Poster Session 26.  Abstract Review, Session Highlights.

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2010.  May 31, 2010.  Conference coverage as a Contributing Editor.

 

Kidney Cancer: Localized II: Moderated Poster Session 32.  Abstract Review, Session Highlights.

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2010.  May 31, 2010.  Conference coverage as a Contributing Editor.

 

Kidney Cancer: Basic Research - Increased Expression of PTPL1-Associated RhoGAP-1(PARG1) is Associated with Malignant Pathological Features and May Predict Recurrence in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 27, 2009.  Conference coverage as a Contributing Editor.

 

Kidney Cancer: Basic Research - Molecular Mechanism to Explain the Role of Carbonic Anhydrase IX as a Prognostic and Predictive Biomarker for Renal Cell Carcinoma - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 27, 2009.  Conference coverage as a Contributing Editor.

 

Stone Disease: Evaluation & Medical Management - Does Rising Urine pH Increase the Stone Formation Rate? - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 29, 2009.  Conference coverage as Contributing Editor.

 

Stone Disease: Evaluation & Medical Management - Medical Expulsive Therapy (MET) for Ureteral Calculi in the Real World: Targeted Education Increases the Use of MET and Improves Patient Outcomes - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 29, 2009.  Conference coverage as Contributing Editor.

 

Technology and Instruments: Robotics/Laparoscopy - Future Prospects in Percutaneous Ablative Targeting: Comparison of a Computer-Assisted Navigation System and the "AcuBot" Robot - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 29, 2009.  Conference coverage as Contributing Editor.

 

Technology and Instruments: Robotics/Laparoscopy - Temporary Segmental Renal Artery Occlusion Using a Novel Reverse Phase Polymer for Robotic Partial Nephrectomy in a Swine Model - Session Highlights

www.UroToday.com.  AUA 2009.  April 29, 2009.  Conference coverage as Contributing Editor.

 

PUBLICATIONS, Other journals

En bloc ligation of the renal pedicle and subsequent arteriovenous fistula formation: reality or dogma?  Young JL.  Review of abstract at the World Congress of Endourology

Urology Times 2008; 36(5): 6.

 

VIDEOS

 

Robotic assisted anterior pelvic exenteration

Young JL, Box GN, Lee HJ, Dash A, Ornstein DK.

Abstract presented at Video Session, 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association Education and Research Inc., Orlando, Florida.  May 21, 2008.

 

ABSTRACTS

 

Simple percutaneous ureteral stenting technique for pediatric robotic pyeloplasty

Young JL and Khoury AE.  Poster #103, Poster Session IV:  Kidney and Bladder

Western Section American Urologic Association.  October 25, 2009.

 

Impact of pneumoperitoneum on iceball size in renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Louie MK, Ortiz-Vanderlys CG, McCormick DW, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Jain NS, Pick DL Andrade LA, Osann KE, McDougall EM and Clayman RV.  Moderated poster #61.

Engineering in Urology Society.  April 25, 2009.

Ice burn:  protecting the flank during renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Kolla SB, Pick DL, Sountoulides PS, Kaufmann OG, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Andrade LA, Ortiz-Vanderdys CG, Osann KE, Louie MK and Clayman RV.  Moderated poster #44.

Engineering in Urology Society.  April 25, 2009.

In vitro, ex vivo and in vivo isotherms for renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Kolla SB, Pick DL, Sountoulides PS, Kaufmann OG, Ortiz-Vanderdys CG, Kaplan AG, Huynh VB, Andrade LA, Osann KE, Louie MK and Clayman RV.  Moderated poster #19.

Engineering in Urology Society.  April 25, 2009.

 

Are multiple cryoprobes additive or synergistic in renal cryotherapy?

Young JL, McComick DW, Kolla SB, Sountoulides PS, Kaufmann OG, Ortiz-Vanderdys CG, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Jain NS, Pick DL, Andrade LA, Osann KE, Louie MK, McDougall EM and Clayman RV.  Moderated poster #29

Engineering in Urology Society.  April 25, 2009.

 

Impact of pneumoperitoneum on iceball size in renal cryotherapy

Young JL, Louie MK, Ortiz-Vanderlys CG, McCormick DW, Huynh VB, Kaplan AG, Jain NS, Pick DL Andrade LA, Osann KE, McDougall EM, Clayman RV.  Moderated poster 13-01.

26th Annual World Congress of Endouology and SWL 2008. Shanghai, China. December 2, 2008

Selected as a highlight by Journal of Endourology.

 

Robotic pelvic lymph node dissection in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer

Gamboa AJR, Young JL, Box GN, Dash A, Abraham JBA, Deane LA, Lee HJ, Santos RJS, Ornstein DK.

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2008.

 

Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: an analysis of perioperative surgical outcomes

Gamboa AJR, Young JL, Box GN, Dash A, Abraham JBA, Deane LA, Lee HJ, Santos RJS, Ornstein DK

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2008.

 

Comparative analysis of laproscopic and robotic-assisted radical cystectomy with ileal conduit

urinary diversion

Young JL, Abraham JBA, Box G, Lee HJ, Deane LA, Ornstein DK

3rd Annual World Robotic Urology Symposium, Orlando, Florida. March 18, 2008.

MEMBERSHIP

 

American Urologic Association                           June 2006 – present

Active member

 

Endourological Society                                   January 2007 – 2010

Resident member  

 

Society of Women in Urology                                                                                            2005 - 2010

     

Women in Surgery                                                         2005 – 2011

Informal group of female surgery residents at University of California, Irvine

Meet every 1-2 months for social events and to provide mentorship to younger residents and medical students

 

GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

Society of Pediatric Urology Research Grant 2009-2010

Title:  Perivesical Tissue Expansion for Augmentation Cystoplasty

Faculty Sponsor:  Antoine E. Khoury, MD

 

Society of Women in Urology Elisabeth Pickett Research Award 2008-2009

Title:  Impact of Pneumoperitoneum in Renal Cryotherapy

Faculty Sponsor:  Ralph V. Clayman, MD

 

CERTIFICATES

 

Ultrasound of the Abdomen and Scrotum    May 17, 2010

Trained by J. Chris Fox, Director of Emergency Room Ultrasound Fellowship

 

da Vinci Surgical System Off-Site Training Program                          January 17, 2007

Console Surgeon

 

GreenLight PVP Procedure for Treatment of BPH          February 22, 2007

Certificate of Completion of Training

 

TRAINING COURSES

 

Robotic partial nephrectomy and hemostatic agents                                                                 2012

 

Sexual Medicine Society of North America Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons   May 27, 2010

Lectures and male cadaver pelvic lab.  Drs. Ajay Nehra and Culley C. Carson III

Urology Residents’ Ultrasound Training Course, model patients            May 17, 2010

Chris Fox MD, UCI Emergency Room Physician and AUA Ultrasound DVDs

 

Pediatric Ureteral Reimplantation, live pig                                  February 5, 2010

Craig A. Peters, MD, University of Virginia, visiting professor

 

Penile Prosthesis and Male Sling, male cadaver                         October 16, 2009

Tom F. Lue, MD, University of California, San Francisco

 

Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy, male cadaver                                April 3, 2009

Patrick C. Walsh, Brady Institute, Johns Hopkins, visiting professor

 

Vaso-vasostomy, microscopic surgery, live rat                          January 9, 2009

Peter N. Schlegel, MD, Weill Medical College at Cornell, visiting professor

 

Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection, live pig                             March 7, 2008

Ian M. Thompson Jr, MD, University of Texas, visiting professor

 

Ileal Conduit and Urinary Continent Diversion Procedures            December 21, 2007

Harry W. Herr MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering, visiting professor

 

Robotic and Laparoscopic Renal and Bladder Surgery, live pig                  August 11, 2007

Directed by Dr. McDougall.  Laparoscopic partial and radical nephrectomy

 

Urethral/Bladder Neck Surgery, Ureteral Reimplantation                    March 16, 2007

Douglas A. Canning MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, visiting professor

 

Artificial Sphincters and Penile Prosthesis, male cadaver              December 8, 2006

William Steers, MD, University of Virginia, visiting professor

 

Management of Renal, Bladder and Ureteral Trauma                                uly 28, 2006

Jack W. McAninch, MD, San Francisco General Hospital, visiting professor

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Family Medicine Resident lecturer                                    April 11, 2011

Discussed Prostate Cancer Screening and Management with family medicine residents and medical students at UCI Family Health Center, Santa Ana, CA

 

Teaching Assistant in Resident Surgical Laboratory                         February 11, 2011

Assisted in Resident Surgical Laboratory with Dr. Sender Herschorn, University of Toronto:  Use of synthetic materials for sling procedures in male and female cadaver models

 

Resident lecturer                                                     2010-2011

Gave hour long lectures on Bladder Function, Simple Open Prostatectomy, AUA Ethics Modules 4-7

 

Medical Student lecturer                                            2010-2011

Lectured third year medical students on Urinary Tract Infection in case presentation format

 

Maria Shriver March on Alzheimer’s volunteer                         October 24, 2010

Registered walkers and directed walkers along march

 

3rd Annual Long Beach Bike Count volunteer                                October 14, 2010

Attended training session and counted cyclists and pedestrians at assigned intersection during rush hour.  Noted number riding wrong way, without helmet, female riders, children

 

First Aid station attendant                                           August 15, 2010

Provided medical attention and supplies for Shakti Shala Yoga Festival, Will Reid Scout Camp, Long Beach

 

CyberMentors                                  March 2007 – present

Matched with Cornell University undergraduate students interested in medical school to discuss  career path and offer advice and mentoring

High School Student Outreach                             November 13, 2008

University of California, Irvine

• Taught high school students about surgery, laparoscopy and robotics

• Conducted practice sessions and time trials

 

LANGUAGES English, Spanish (conversational and medical), small amount of Mandarin

 

INTERESTS

 

Trail marathon:  Catalina 2011.  Full marathon:  Long Beach 2010; Half marathons:  Long Beach 2008 and 2009, Seattle 2010.  

Yoga, biking, surfing, hiking, community events, reading

 

 

 

conference bladder cancer network walk 2014