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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Deformity Correction
  • Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ankle Strain
  • Broken Bones
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Club Feet
  • Flatfoot in Children
  • Fracture Nonunion
  • Fractures
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis / Dysfunction
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Sprains
  • Stress Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
View all 25 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Rady Children's Hospital
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
San Diego, CA USA

Residency - Mayo Clinic
Orthopedic Surgery
Rochester, MN USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Graduate School - University of Southern California
Medical Devices and Diagnostic Engineering
Los Angeles, CA USA

Undergraduate - University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ernest Young, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/15/2023, Dr. Young has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

102 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.2
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

It was the first time we met Dr. Young. I was a little apprehensive of switching doctors, but he put that at ease for me. He asked a lot of questions to my son, made him feel comfortable, checked him out thoroughly, and suggested the proper x-rays and next steps. He also put me at ease for some of the more serious possibilities that enters a parent's mind, especially due to our family history by explaining the symptoms didn't match etc I trust this doctor with my son and that's most important!

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Good experience, Dr. Young speaks plainly and makes it easy for my teenage daughter and I to understand her medical issue.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Great experience. Great doctor !

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Great doctor !

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

*Dr. Young took time to explain everything to us & to our son. Our son was very anxious & *Dr. Young was very understanding.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

The Doctor was kind and he was caring.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

This was our first time seeing Dr. Young, and we had an excellent experience.

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr. Young is so funny. I love that he made my son laugh and really made him comfortable. Great provider

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr. Young is phenomenal!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Dr Young and the resident could not have been nicer. They did everything they could to get Peyton back to playing sports as soon as possible.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Young was wonderful!

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Wonderful visit with Dr. Young. Very kind to our daughter and listened to and explained everything tl us

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr was very dismissive, short, and irritated

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr Young is one of the best! He explained all our options and was very clear about our next steps.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr. Young was kind and courteous and answered all of my and my sons questions. He related well to my son and made him feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

The doctor was very nice and answered all of our questions and concerns. My child took to him well, which does not happen often

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

The staff & doctor were great with my daughter.

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