Kirk Young, M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Kirk Young, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

My special interests include the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and abnormal Pap smears, contraceptive counseling, and the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal vaginal bleeding and peri-menopausal disorders.  I am pro-choice, LGBTQ friendly, and accepting and comfortable with discussing alternative sexual lifestyles from celibacy to polyamory.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Gynecology


Dr. Young was born and raised in New York City and received a B.A. in Biology from Brown University, followed by an MD degree from the NYU School of Medicine. After completing his residency and Chief Residency at NYU/Langone Medical Center he entered private ob/gyn practice. While building his private practice he worked professionally at several other venues. Early in his career he volunteered at The Door, a multidisciplinary counseling, medical, and career service center, all under one roof, serving NYC’s runaways and other at-risk adolescents. He also worked at the Bellevue Hospital Adolescent Gyn clinic and served as the United States Coast Guard’s obstetrician and Gyn consultant for Active Duty servicewomen and wives of servicemen, at the Coast Guard Infirmary on Governor’s Island before they left NYC in 1996. Prior to his affiliation with NYP he was a Voluntary Attending Physician for many years at St. Vincent’s Medical Center until they closed their doors for good in 2010. Dr. Young joined Weill Cornell Medicine in 2016.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist - NewYork Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1977
  • A.B., Brown University, 1973


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported