Dr Nicholas Young, Chief Clinical Officer Vhi Health & Wellbeing

Vhi Chief Clinical Officer Dr Nicholas Young, is an Emergency physician. A fellow of the American College of Emergency medicine, Dr Young is on the specialist register for Emergency medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He began his medical training at Trinity College Dublin, completing a surgical internship at the Ivy League research institution Brown University, followed by an Emergency Medicine residency in Denver, and an Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship in New York.

Dr Young has worked in a variety of clinical care settings in the US and Ireland including trauma, urban and the US rural based Critical Access Emergency Department service. Prior to joining VHI he worked in an integrated care model with Kaiser Permanente in Washington state, completing his time there as Service Line Chief for Emergency Services, managing five Urgent Care Clinics.

He joined Vhi as Clinical Director of Vhi 360 Health Centre, Carrickmines, Vhi’s flagship 5,000 square metre, five-storey multi-disciplinary Centre which is pioneering new model of healthcare in Ireland. In May 2021 Dr Young was appointed as Vhi Chief Clinical Officer.

Dr Young’s approach to medicine is patient focused and evidence based with an emphasis on shared decision making and holistic care. In his free time he hikes in the Wicklow mountains, spends time with family, and attempts to write a novel.