About Michael Young, MD, MPhil

Michael Young, MD, MPhil is a neurologist and brain injury specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the Associate Director of the MGH NeuroRecovery Clinic. After earning his MD from Harvard Medical School and MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, Dr. Young completed Neurology residency and a Neurorecovery fellowship at Mass General Brigham and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, specializing in longitudinal care of patients recovering from severe brain injuries and disorders of consciousness. His research is focused on improving care systems through neurotechnology, neuroethics and neuroscience, and as a member of the Lab for NeuroImaging of Coma and Consciousness, is devoted to clinical translation of neurotechnologies to detect, predict and improve recovery of consciousness and function in patients following brain injury.

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8459

Mass General Neurology: Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
55 Fruit St.
Lunder Building
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 857-238-5600

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School/ BWH
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Neurorecovery Fellowship - MGH-BWH-HMS

American Board Certifications

  • Brain Injury Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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