9321 W. Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone (702) 645-7800 /  Fax (702) 650-0865

Dr. Colby P. Young

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certificate of Added Qualification, Hand Surgery

Dr. Colby Young was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. After completing his high school training at the prestigious St. Xavier High School, he continued his studies at Northwestern University where he obtained his B.A. in Political Science. Dr. Young returned to Ohio for his medical school training after receiving a full academic scholarship to The Ohio State University College of Medicine. After completing his surgical internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Young’s desire to serve the underprivileged and underserved took him to Los Angeles where he completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Martin Luther King/ Charles R. Drew Medical Center. This gave Dr. Young extensive experience and invaluable comprehensive training in trauma and acute orthopedic injuries. His interest in the care of the hand and upper extremity led him to Indianapolis, Indiana where he specialized in hand and microvascular surgery at the internationally renowned Indiana Hand Center. It was here that he received advanced training in conditions affecting the upper extremity including arthritis, arthroscopy, congenital, sports, trauma, and work related injuries. Dr. Young is nationally published in orthopedic journals, has written numerous articles, as well as book chapters on issues affecting the orthopedic patient. His work has been presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Young continues his academic pursuits in his private practice. He has published a book chapter for orthopedic doctors caring for fractures of the wrist. He is an AO Faculty member, an organization which continues physician's education in the fields of Orthopedics and Hand Surgery. Dr. Young served as hand consultant for the Las Vegas Gladiators professional football team, USA Boxing, and cares for UFC athletes and members of UNLV athletic programs and professional athletes. Dr. Young brings with him the most up-to-date techniques and treatment of conditions affecting the upper extremity with a special interest in sports injuries of the elbow, wrist, and hand.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Medical: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Training

  • Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Martin Luther King / Charles R. Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship: Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN

Team Affiliations

  • Las Vegas Gladiators
  • USA Boxing
  • UNLV Athletic Program
  • UFC Athletes

Hospital Affiliations

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Hand Surgery Specialist in Las Vegas, NV: Dr. Colby P. Young

Colby P. Young, MD

Dr. Young specializes in the treatment of a variety of conditions affecting the upper extremity and performs several upper extremity procedures including:

  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Work Related Injuries
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