CAPT Ian Young AM


CAPT Ian Young BSc, MD, CCFP, FRACGP, FRACS, FAOrthA, RAN Frankston Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Commander Ian Young is currently serving in the Royal Australian Navy as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Maritime Operational Health Unit (MOHU) based out of Sydney. To maintain his surgical and clinical skills, CAPT Young works full-time as a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Frankston Hospital. He is the Professional Liaison Officer for Surgeons in the Navy. His civilian roles include Deputy Director of Surgery, Adjunct Senior Lecturer for Monash University, Supervisor of Orthopaedic Training and member of the Victorian Trauma Committee. CMDR Young served as the Director of Clinical Services for the ANZAC Role 2E Hospital in Taji, Iraq in 2016. He has also served as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the NATO Role 3 Hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 2012 and in the Netherlands Role 2E Hospital in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan in 2010. CAPT Young has deployed in non-combat roles to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Bougainville and Australia.