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Jason P. Young, MD

Jason P. Young, MD

Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Dr. Jason Young, a St. Louis native, received his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Young then completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. During his time in Chicago, Dr. Young participated in the care of Lewis University as well as Loyola University athletics.

Following residency, Dr. Young completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver, Colorado. His fellowship focused on the treatment of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, and knee with special emphasis on rotator cuff disorders, cartilage procedures, labral repair, and ligament reconstruction of both the knee and elbow.

During his tenure in Denver, Dr. Young assisted as team physician for the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos. In addition, Dr. Young participated as an orthopaedic medical examiner at the 2011 NFL Combine. Dr. Young continues to participate in research related to sports injury. He has presented his work nationally, which has resulted in published journal articles and book chapters.

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  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver
    Sports Medicine Fellow
    Denver, CO
  • 2010-2011
  • Loyola University of Chicago
    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
    Maywood, IL
  • 2005- 2010
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine
    Doctor of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO
  • 2001-2005
  • Boston College
    Bachelor of Science
    Boston, MA
  • 1997-2001


  • Excellence in Research Award, Loyola Dep. of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2010
  • Magis Award for Outstanding Patient Care, Loyola Medical Center
  • 2007
  • First Place Clinical Research Award: Cervical Spine Research Society
  • 2004
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Boston College
  • 2001
  • Inducted Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • 1999
  • Boston College Deans List
  • 1997-2001

Extracurricular Activities

  • Medical Mission: Kenyatta National Hospital
  • 2005
  • Member: Joint Phase Committee for Curriculum Improvement
    St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • 2003
  • Teaching Assistant: Gross Anatomy
    St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • 2002
  • Intern: DePuy, Johnson and Johnson Company
    Boston, MA
  • 2000
  • Counselor: Adventures in Medicine and Science
    St. Louis, MO
  • 1997

Research Experience

  • Effect of Malreduction on the Strength of Iliosacral Screw Fixation in Type II Sacral Fractures
    AO North America Resident Research Grant $5,000
    Orthopaedic Trauma Association Resident ResearchGrant $20,000
    Biomechanics Laboratory: Hines VA Hospital
    Chicago, IL
  • Ponticulus Posticus: A C1 Vertebral Anomaly
    Washington University Medical Center
    St. Louis University Medical Center
    St. Louis, MO - 2005


  • Return to Play of NFL Players Following High Ankle Sprains Treated with Corticosteroid Injections
    Podium Presentation at the NFL Physician Society
    Indianapolis, IN - February 2011
  • Hip Injuries in Athletes
    Podium Presentation at the 9th Annual Colorado Rockies Medical and Training Staff Retreat
    Denver, CO - November 2010
  • ACL Reconstruction: Graft Selection
    Podium Presentation at the Clinical Orthopaedic Society
    Denver, CO - September 2010
  • Effect of Malreduction on the Strength of Iliosacral Screw Fixation in Type II Sacral Fractures
    Poster Presentation at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting
    Denver, Colorado - October 2008
  • Poster Presentation at the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Meeting
    Amelia Island, Florida - April 2009
  • The Ponticulus Posticus: Implications for C1 Lateral Mass Screw Insertion
    Podium Presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society
    Granted the First Place ClinicalResearch Award
    Boston, Massachusetts - December 2004


  • Young JP, Genuario J, Murphy T, Boublik M, Schlegel TF. Return to Participation following Surgical Reattachment of Complete Proximal Hamstring Ruptures in National Football League Athletes.In Preparation 2011.
  • Young JP, Stover M, Reilly M, Patwardhan A, Havey B, Macintosh B, Lewis S. The Effect of Malreduction on the Strength of Iliosacral Screw Fixation. Accepted for Publication Journal of OrthopaedicTrauma, January 2010.
  • Young JP, Stover M, Magovern, B. Treatment of Isolated Ulna Nonunions Using Wave Plate Osteosynthesis. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 23(8): 595-599, Sep 2009.
  • Young JP, Tonino P, Evans D. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Risk Factors And Prevention Strategies. Loyola University Chicago Orthopaedic Journal, Vol. 16, 70-73. 2007.
  • Young JP, Young PH, Ackermann MJ, Anderson PA, Riew KD. The Ponticulus Posticus: Implications for Screw Insertion into the First Cervical Lateral Mass. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Volume87A:11. Pages 2495-2498. November 2005.
  • Young J, Young P. Degenerative Disc Disease in Childhood and Adolescence. Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association. Volume 102:1, Pages 70-72, January/February 2005.

Book Chapters

  • Young PH, Young JP. Microscopic Approach to the Posterior Lumbar Spine for Decompression. Operative Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition. Keith Bridwell, Ed. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. (Publication Pending)
  • Lim MR, Lee JR, Young PH, Young JP, Hillibrand AS: Unilateral Hemi-laminotomy for bilateral decompression (Lumbar sub-laminoplasty). Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Vaccaro and Bono, Taylor and Francis. May2007.
  • Young PH, Young JC, Young JP. Microsurgical Posterior Approaches to the Cervical Spine. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. H. Michael Mayer, Ed. Springer 2005.

Case Reports

Young JP, Young PH. Meningioma Associated with Abscess Formation—Case Report. Surgical Neurology. 63:6 Pages 84-85, June 2005.


  • Young J. "The Death of Healing." The Journal of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society. Volume 26:8. Pages 12-14. August, 2004.
  • Young J. "American Health Care: Socially Unaware." The Journal of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society. Volume 26:11. Page 1. November 2004.

Extracurricular Activities

  • St Mary's High School -Team Physician
  • Present
  • Denver Broncos & Colorado Rockies - Team Physician
  • 2010-2011
  • Cherry Creek High School - Team Physician
  • 2010-2011
  • Walther High School - Football Team Physician
  • 2008-2010
  • Lewis University and Loyola Athletics
    • Game coverage for Division II Basketball
    • Training Room Evaluations for Department of Athletics
  • 2007-2010
  • Chicago Showcase Hockey Tournament - Physician Coverage
  • 2007-2008


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 2005-Present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America - 2010-Present
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine - 2010-Present
  • Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - Medical Reviewer - 2012-Present

Professional Accreditation

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Board Certified

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