Dr. Patricia Young is a hematologist and medical oncologist who practices in Santa Monica and Westwood. She has a specialized interest in hematologic malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma, and is a faculty member in UCLA Health's Stem Cell Transplant Program. She values a patient-centered approach to medicine, and always involves patients and their families in treatment decisions. She is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology, and is also an assistant clinical professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Young is involved in various research activities centered around hematologic malignancies and lymphoma. She has served as both principal investigator and sub-investigator on several clinical trials in refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma, acute and chronic leukemia, myeloproliferative neoplasms, multiple myeloma, and stem cell transplant.
Dr. Young is from Los Angeles and attended UCLA for undergraduate studies, receiving a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. She received her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She then completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and her fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCLA. While completing her fellowship, she also completed a master's degree in clinical research at UCLA.
Dr. Young is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.