Tye B. Young Joins UT Erlanger East Primary Care

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tye Young
Tye Young

Erlanger Health System has hired Tye B. Young, DO, and his practice, UT Erlanger East Primary Care, to the Erlanger East Campus.

Dr. Young, who is board-certified in internal medicine, received his undergraduate degree from Jacksonville State University in Alabama and a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. After completing the internal medicine residency program at UT College of Medicine Chattanooga, based at Erlanger, Dr. Young worked as a hospitalist for 11 years in Phoenix, Arizona, and Billings, Montana. 

“My goal is to practice outpatient internal medicine at its highest caliber by providing quality, cost-effective, courteous, evidence-based care,” Dr.

Young said. The physician will see adult patients, focusing on preventative medicine in younger patients and comprehensive care for individuals who are chronically ill.

Dr. Young is now accepting new patients at UT Erlanger East Primary Care, 1751 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 201, 778-8909.


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