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Kristina H. Young, MD, PhD

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4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Garden Level
Portland, OR 97213
2320.8 miles away
Speaks: English
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The Elsie Franz Finley Radiation Oncology Center - Providence Portland Medical Center

4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Garden Level, Portland, OR 97213

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About Kristina H. Young

"I have two goals as a physician scientist: to use all my education, training and access to technology to empower patients in their fight against cancer; and to continue to learn and investigate so that we may develop novel treatments that will end cancer."

"I grew up in a small beach community in southern California, playing soccer, running cross country and pole-vaulting during track season. I attended the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) where I obtained my Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. During my time at UCLA, I was heavily involved in the Bruin Belles Service Association, a community service organization. Upon graduation, I moved to Portland and began the combined M.D./Ph.D. program at Oregon Health & Science University, where I was fortunate to meet my amazing husband. After graduation, I attended Providence St. Vincent Medical Center for my internship and then completed residency in radiation oncology at Oregon Health & Science University."

"I love the Pacific Northwest and enjoy my time outside of work with my husband and son hiking, gardening and playing with our two cats, Duke and Kate. When my knees allow, I still play soccer, though more recently I have taken up boxing at McConnell's Boxing Academy, here in northeast Portland."

Internship

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Internal medicine

Medical School

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
2010

Residency

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Radiation medicine

Post-Graduate Education

Oregon Health & Science University
Cell and Developmental Biology

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Affiliated Locations
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Clinical Interests

  • Anal Cancer
  • Anorectal Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Esophagus
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neoplasm Of Salivary Gland
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oral Complications Of Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Recurrent Colorectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
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