Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences


Faculty and Staff

Susan Young, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Surgery


Hospitals | Education | Previous Employment | Organizations | Committees |Publications/Presentations | Projects and Awards | Certifications


Oklahoma State University Medical Center, active staff
Saint Francis South Hospital, provisional staff
Cleveland Area Hospital, active staff, Chief of Surgery
Bailey Medical Center, consulting staff
Hillcrest Medical Center, provisional staff
Saint Johns Medical Center, accepted to staff have not fulfilled interview requirement as yet


Advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery
 July 2004-June 2005 
Nagan, Arregui, Davis and Singh
8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 810
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Fellowship director: Maurice E. Arregui M.D., Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons endorsed

General Surgery June 2000-June 2004
Tulsa Regional Medical Center 
744 West Ninth
Tulsa Oklahoma 74107 
Residency director: Michael Whitworth, D.O.

Traditional Rotating
 June 1999-June 2000 
Tulsa Regional Medical Center
744 West Ninth
Tulsa Oklahoma 74107 
Director of Medical Education during internship: Dale Bratzler, D.O.

Osteopathic Medical School:
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery  August 1995-June 1999
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
1111 West 17th Street 
Tulsa Oklahoma 74107

Postgraduate Education

University of Tulsa

emphasis science
2820 East 5th Place 
Tulsa Oklahoma 74104 

Tulsa Junior College
emphasis arts and science
909 Boston Avenue 
Tulsa Oklahoma 74119 

Bartlesville Wesleyan College

emphasis in science
2001 Silver Lake Road
Bartlesville Oklahoma 74006

Coffeyville Community College
emphasis biology                      
400 West 11th Street 
Coffeyville Kansas 67337

Pittsburg State University
Clinical Psychology
103 East Cleveland Street 
Pittsburg Kansas 66762 

Undergraduate Education

Pittsburg State University

BA Psychology 
103 East Cleveland Street
Pittsburg Kansas 66762 

Previous Employment

Integris Canadian Valley Surgical Associates  September 2005-October 2006 Private practice employed surgeon. 1617 Professional Circle, Yukon, OK  73099           
Oklahoma On Call, 116 West 7th, Ste. 230, Stillwater, OK  74074, 2002-2004, moonlighting physician in emergency departments and urgent care centers. Contact person: Sheila Fenton, D.O. 
Research Assistant, William K. Warren Research Institute, Tulsa Oklahoma, summers 1995, 1996.
Case Manager, Four County Mental Health, Independence Kansas, 1992-1994.


  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association


Infectious Disease Committee OSU Medical Center, Spring 2007- Current.
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, National Vice President 1997-1998, Theta Chapter President 1996-1997.
Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Tulsa Regional Medical Center, 2000-current.
Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Tulsa Regional Medical Center, 1999-2000.
American Osteopathic Association Intern/Resident Committee, Committee member 1998-1999.


Monthly/recurrent student lectures on the Gallbladder and Pancreas.

Colon Cancer Screening  appeared on Joy in Our Town Friday June 29, noon channel 17 Tulsa OK.

Grand Rounds August 2008 Indications for ERCP, Febuary 28, 2007 Laparoscopic Transgastric ERCP

Invited Reviewer Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, and Percutaneous Techniques, 2006, 2007.

Does HIDA scan ejection fraction predict sphincter of Oddi hypertension and clinical outcome in patients with suspected chronic acalculous cholecystitis? Susan B. Young, D.O., Maurice Arregui, M.D. and Kirpal Singh, M.D. accepted 12/04 SAGES oral presentation 4/05, Surg Endosc abstract ISSN 0930-2794, Surg Endosc online publication 10/11/2006; ISSN 1432-2218 .

Groin hernia repair by laparoscopic techniques: current status and controversies.  Maurice Arregui, M.D., Susan B. Young, D.O.; St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center, World J Surg. 2005; 29(8):1052-7.

Myocardial Kinetic of Technetium-99m-N-NOET in Ischemia and Hypoxia.  Gerald Johnson, III, Zhonglin Liu, Susan Young, *Roberto Pasqualini, Delia Beju, and Robert Okada.  William K. Warren Medical Research Institute of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Tulsa Oklahoma and * CIS Bio International, Saclay France.  Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 30:7, page a236, July 1998.

Intern/Resident Research Project:

Does Amiodarone Prevent Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation?  A Retrospective Study of 169 Cases Between 11-1-97 and 12-31-99 at Tulsa Regional Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Projects and Awards

Intern Research Paper Award, Tulsa Regional Medical Center, First Place 1999-2000.
Newton Project, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Telemedicine Department, Michael Lapolla, Director of Telemedicine Center.
Nominee Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Student D.O. of the Year, 1998, 1999.


BLS expires 6/30/2009
ACLS expires 6/30/2009
ATLS expires 12/14/2010

National Meeting attended:
2008:  DDW
2007: SAGES, DDW, ACOS( assembly of Osteopathic specialists)
2006: Mid-year ACOS, SAGES

Local Meetings attended:
OOA, August 2007



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