Dr. Heidi M. Young, MD

Dr. Heidi M. Young, MD

Dr. Heidi M. Young, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 303-1460

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Specialties
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
Conditions I Treat
  • cancer pain
  • death and dying
  • life-limiting illness
  • palliative care
  • side effects of cancer treatment
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Procedures I Perform
  • advance care planning
  • advance directives discussion
  • artificial nutrition and hydration discussion
  • code status discussion and documentation
  • curative to palliative care transition
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About the Provider

Heidi Young received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed internal medicine residency at University of Chicago followed by a chief resident year at Macneal Hospital in the Chicago suburbs. Returning to DC in 2010, she completed fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine through NIH/Capital Caring in 2011. She has served as a general internist and palliative medicine consultant at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital since 2011, and is now the Director of the Palliative Medicine Program.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Capital Palliative Care Consultants (2011)
  • Residency Program: NIH - Dept. of Pain and Palliative Care (2011)
  • Residency Program: MacNeal Memorial Hospital (2010)
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2009)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2006)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Health Center 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-8168
    Fax: (877) 303-1460

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital