Wendy Young, DPM— Academic Profile

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • Certified in Foot Surgery


DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency Training
  • The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Bunions including the unique procedure of Lapiplasty

  • Hammertoe Deformities

  • Fractures of the Feet

  • Chronic Foot Deformities

  • Soft Tissue Deformities, such as Neuromas, Plantar Fasciitis and Cyst Removal

  • Diabetic Foot Complications


Wendy Young, DPM

Contact Information

Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T18-090
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-8354
Fax: 631-444-6176

For patient care information, including insurance participation and practice locations, click here.
  • Personal Statement
  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional

Dr. Young has been a board certified Podiatric Surgeon for 25 years, with extensive experience in treating foot conditions and surgical correction and reconstruction. As a graduate of Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine, she then went on to complete her foot and ankle surgical training at Graduate Hospital, an affiliate of University of Pennsylvania, where she was chosen to be the Chief Resident in her third year.  She then entered private practice in Great Neck, NY for 23 years.

She left private practice in 2018 to become the Program Director for Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program with the added credential of Rearfoot/Ankle Reconstructive Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital.  She values training the future podiatric doctors and elevating their skills in the clinical and operative setting.  She has been appointed the unique dual faculty position in the Stony Brook School of Medicine at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.

  • Honors


    Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society 1993

    Stirling Harford Honorary Anatomical Society 1993

    Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 1992-1993

    Recipient of the Region Ten Scholarship 1992

    Recipient of the Mary Clark Scholarship 1992

  • > Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Youngs journal articles presented in reverse chronological order, starting with most recent, on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).


  • Professional/Academic Association
    Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)