Carlton Young, MD


Carlton Young, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Director of Pancreas Transplant Program

Director, Pediatric Transplantation

719 Lyons-Harrison Research Bldg 
701 19th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Phone:   205-934-1393

Fax:  205-975-8452

Board Certification  

American Board of Surgery 1995, Re-Cert 2004


Areas of Interest 

Kidney and pancreas Transplantation

Vascular Access



Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Medical School)

Thomas Jefferson university Hospital (Residency)

University of Wisconsin (Transplant Fellowship)



Society Memberships



American College of Surgeons

American Society of Transplantation

American Society of Transplant Surgeons


Awards and Honors


2003 - Present  Best Doctors in America


Selected Publications


Are there still roles for exocrine bladder drainage and portal venous drainage for pancreatic allografts?
Young CJ.
Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2009 Feb;14(1):90-4.


Steroid withdrawal in African American kidney transplant recipients: long-term effects on graft outcomes.
Young CJ.
Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2007 Jul;3(7):372-3. Epub 2007 May 15. No abstract available.


Health disparities in transplantation: focus on the complexity and challenge of renal transplantation in African Americans.
Young CJ, Kew C.
Med Clin North Am. 2005 Sep;89(5):1003-31, ix. Review.


African Americans and renal transplantation: disproportionate need, limited access, and impaired outcomes.
Young CJ, Gaston RS.
Am J Med Sci. 2002 Feb;323(2):94-9. Review.


Renal transplantation in black Americans.
Young CJ, Gaston RS.
N Engl J Med. 2000 Nov 23;343(21):1545-52. Review. No abstract available.