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Kiyanda Baldwin Young, MD

Kiyanda Baldwin Young, MD, MPH, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon with special training in colorectal surgery from the Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando. Dr. Baldwin Young joined Mary Washington General Surgery with a unique combination of education and skills. She provides compassionate, personalized care while understanding the broader perspective of community health. Known for teaching patients about their upcoming surgery so they are prepared for the experience and understand not only the medical perspective, but Dr. Baldwin Young also explains the social and emotional aspects of surgery that may affect them following the procedure.

She has a special interest in colorectal health, having completed fellowship training in this area, and is a regular contributor at community speaking engagements and events. Her surgical capabilities include minimally invasive colorectal surgery which she performs at Stafford Hospital. Dr. Baldwin Young also holds a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University, giving her a unique perspective on community health needs as well. Research for her MPH included a study of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Uganda. Her MPH background has also given her a greater understanding of health policy and management, particularly in implementing an efficient, high-quality practice that provides patients with convenient, exceptional quality care. Dr. Baldwin Young has participated in clinical research in the academic setting and is published.

Areas of clinical focus include general surgery, typically using minimally invasive procedures, GI/abdominal surgery, skin and soft tissue tumors, gall bladder surgery, hernia repair, nonsurgical treatment for incontinence and constipation, colorectal surgery for anorectal procedures (hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas) and colorectal cancer, and diverticulitis.

Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
    2006
  • Internship
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Residency
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • The Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando