Brian Young, M.D.

Brian Yim Young, M.D.




Internal Medicine


  • Associate Clinical Professor
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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Young is interested in providing excellent care to adults with kidney disease. This includes those with reduced kidney function, electrolyte imbalance, hypertension, as well as patients requiring long-term kidney replacement therapy such as dialysis. 




M.D., UC Los Angeles / Drew School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2002

B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1998


Internal Medicine, UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2002-2005


Nephrology, UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2005-2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology,

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation

Honors and Awards

Stanford Nephrology Division Teaching Attending of the Year 2012, 2014, 2015

UCLA Outstanding Problem Based Learning Small Group Tutor, 2009

UCLA Internal Medicine Residency Program Teaching Fellow of the Year, 2007

Charles R. Drew School of Medicine Gold Medal, 2002

Select Recent Publications

Reduction of serum hepcidin by hemodialysis in pediatric and adult patients. Zaritsky J, Young B, Gales B, Wang HJ, Rastogi A, Westerman M, Nemeth E, Ganz T, Salusky IB. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jun;5(6):1010-4.

Hepcidin for clinicians. Young B, Zaritsky J. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Aug;4(8):1384-7.

Hepcidin--a potential novel biomarker for iron status in chronic kidney disease. Zaritsky J, Young B, Wang HJ, Westerman M, Olbina G, Nemeth E, Ganz T, Rivera S, Nissenson AR, Salusky IB. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jun;4(6):1051-6.

Living donor kidney versus simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant in type I diabetics: an analysis of the OPTN/UNOS database. Young BY, Gill J, Huang E, Takemoto SK, Anastasi B, Shah T, Bunnapradist S. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Apr;4(4):845-52.