James A. Young, MD, FACS

Lead Faculty, Simulation Technology and Procedure Training


Education

Doctor of Medicine
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH

Bachelor or Science
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Post Graduate Studies
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

General Surgery Residency and Research Fellow, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Pitt County Memorial Hospital/University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Greenville, NC

Publications

1. Estrada CA, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Outcomes and perioperative hyperglycemia in patients with or without diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg 2003; 75(5);1392-1399.

2. Chapman WHH III, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer assisted laparoscopic splenectomy with the da Vinci surgical robot. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech (Part A) 2002 June;12(3):155-159

3. Young JA, Chapman WHH III, Kim VB, Albrecht RJ, Ng PC, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic assisted adrenalectomy for adrenal incidentaloma: case and review of the technique. Surg Laprosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2002 Apr; 12(2):126-130

4. Kim VB, Chapman WHH III, Albrecht RJ, Bailey BM, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Early experience with telemanipulative robot assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy using da Vinci. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2002 Feb; 12(1):33-40

5. Chapman WHH III, Young JA, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic Nissen fundoplication: alternative surgical technique for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech (Part A) 2001 Feb; 11(1):27-30

6. Chitwood WR Jr, Nifong LW, Chapman WHH III, Felger JE, Bailey BM, Ballint T, Mendelson KG, Kim VB, Young JA, Albrecht, RJ. Robotic surgical training in an academic institution. Ann Surg 2001; 234(4):475-486

7. Young JA, Chapman WHH III, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Initial patient series with a robotic-assisted Nissen fundoplication. Surg Endosc 2001; 15:S175 [Abstract].

8. Franklin JA, Young JA, Dunshee C, Swanson MS, Chapman WHH III, MacDonald KG. Left Upper quadrant veress needle puncture for creation of pneumoperitoneum: initial experience with 776 patients. Surg Endosc 2001; 15:S124 [Abstract].

9. Chapman WHH III, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer enhanced robotically assisted telemanipulative cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc 2001;15:S114 [Abstract].

10. Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood, WR Jr, Chapman WHH IIII. Computer assisted Nissen fundoplication in swine. Surg Endosc 2001; 15:s112 [Abstract].

11. Young JA, Elbeery JR, Dixon V, Wennerberg AK, Nifong LW, Chitwood, WR Jr. Use of filtered red blood cell transfusions decreases patient costs. Surgical Forum 2001; 52:453-454.

12. Young JA, Estrada CA, Dixon VJ, Nifong LW, Chitwood, WR Jr. Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Circulation 2001; 104(17):II-832 [Abstract].

13. Chitwood WR Jr., Nifong, LW, Elbeery JE, Chapman WHH III, Albrecht R. Kim VB, Young JA. Robotic mitral valve repair: trapezoidal resection and prosthetic annuloplasty with the da Vinci surgical system. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000; 120(6):1171-1172.

14. Kim VB, Nifong LW, Young JA, Albrecht RJ, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer enhanced cardiac surgery: an early model. Surgical Forum 2000; 51:78-79.

15. Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Lust RM, Nifong LW, Chitwood RW Jr. Effects of loss of aortic windkessel on left ventricular dynamics after descending thoracic aorta graft replacement. Surgical Forum 2000; 51:160-161.

16. Young JA, Sun YS, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Inotropic support improves organ blood flow during simulated off pump bypass surgery. J Surg Res 2000; 93(2):302 [Abstract].

17. Estrada CA, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Outcomes related to perioperative hyperglycemia in patients with our without diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation (in press).

18. Young JA, Chitwood WR Jr. Videoscopic robot assisted intraventricular repair of a congenital coronary cameral fistula. Ann Thorac Surg (in press).

Poster Presentations

1. Young JA, Estrada CA, Dixon VJ, Nifong LW, Chitwood, WR Jr. Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Presented to the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2001

2. Young JA, Kim VB, Albrecht RA, Nifong LW, Chapman WHH, Chitwood Wr Jr., Initital patient series with a robotic assisted Nissen fundoplication. Presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, April 2001. Award winner.

3. Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer assisted Nissen fundoplication in swine. Presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, April 2001.

4. Chapman WHH III, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Young JA, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer enhanced robotically assisted telemanipulative cholecystectomy. Presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, April 2001.
5. Franklin JA, Young JA, Dunshee C, Swanson MS, Chapman WHH III, MacDonald KG. Left upper quadrant veress needle puncture for creation of pneumoperitoneum: initial experience with 776 patients. Presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, April 2001.

6. Young JA, Sun YS, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Inotropic support improves organ blood flow during simulated off-pump bypass surgery. Presented to the Association for Academic Surgeons, October 2000.

Oral Presentations

1. Young JA, Elbeery JR, Dixon V, Wennerberg AK, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Use of filtered red blood cell transfusions decreases patient costs. Presented at the Surgical Forum American College of Surgeons, October 2001.

2. Young JA, Sagraves S, Toschlog E, Rotondo M Rural trauma and the brief interval transfer. Presented to the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, July 2001. Award winner.

3. Young JA, Albrecht RJ, Kim VB, Nifong LW, Chapman WHH III, Chitwood WR Jr. Computer enhanced robotically assisted cholecystectomy. Presented at Smart Systems 2000; The International Conference for Smart Systems and Robotics in Space and Medicine, September 2000.

4. Nifong LW, Elbeery JR, Kim VB, Young JA, Albrecht RJ, Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic telemanipulative cardiac surgery. Presented at Smart Systems 2000: The International Conference for Smart Systems and Robotics in Space and Medicine, September 2000.

Video Presentations

1. Chu VF, Nifong LW, Young JA, Sorrell V, Chitwood WR Jr. Alfieri mitral valve repair with da Vinci robot. Presented to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, January 2002.

2. Young JA, Chitwood WR Jr. Ligation of left coronary to left ventricle fistula using robot assisted videoscope. Presented to the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, November 2000.

 

James A. Young, MD, FACS