Dr. Young earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1996 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2000 at Colorado State University. He completed an equine ambulatory internship and subsequently accepted a lecturer position, also at Colorado State University. He then completed a residency in diagnostic imaging and a Master of Science degree at The Ohio State University in 2006. His board certification as a radiologist was achieved the same year.
Dr. Young joined the faculty at Texas A&M University, where for nearly eight years he was a member of the diagnostic imaging section. He served as the section chief of radiology from 2009 through 2013. In addition to clinical radiology, he has a number of publications which mainly involve MRI of brain disease in dogs. He is active in the American College of Veterinary Radiology and was previously a member of the national examination committee that awards board certification for veterinary radiologists.