Clinician, Researcher, Public Health Scientist and Advocate for Patients

David S. Younger MD DrPH MPH MS

David S. Younger MD

 

David S. Younger MD DrPH  specializes in Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuro-Epidemiology. For the past three decades, his work has focused on disorders triggered by infection and autoimmunity.  Dr. David Younger is a highly trained neurologist and public health authority, and an expert in the use of immunotherapy to treat specialized childhood and adult neurologic disorders. He has authored several books, and over 250 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts.

Dr. Younger is a member of the Neuropathy Commons initiative as being one of a group of neurologists who accurately diagnoses peripheral nerve problems, performs various tests for peripheral neuropathy including electromyography and nerve conduction study, neurodiagnostic skin and nerve biopsies, and autonomic function testing, and treats a variety of related disorders.

Learn about Dr. Younger’s participation in Neuropathy Commons initiative of highly trained neurologists who diagnose and treat small fiber neuropathy READ MORE

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Explore the unique resources Dr.Younger brings to his patients with neurological Lyme disease EXPLORE

Listen to Dr. Younger’s Interview and Read about The Autoimmune Brain Listen Read

Watch Dr. Younger's American Academy of Neurology 2022 Presentation on COVID-19 Watch

 

Latest Articles

BOOK IN PRESS

Motor Disorders, 4th Edition, Edited by David S. Younger

book: Motor Disorders, 4th Edition, Edited by David S. Younger

New Book

The Autoimmune Brain A Five-Step Plan for Treating Chronic Pain, Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue and Attention Disorders by David S. Younger

The Autoimmune Brain A Five-Step Plan for Treating Chronic Pain, Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue and Attention Disorders by David S. Younger

Recent Books

The Vasculitides Volumes 1 and 2; Second Edition, 2019, Edited by David S. Younger

 

Neurological Clinics under Science of Medical Cannabis

book:  Neurological Clinics under Science of Medical Cannabis

The Science of Medical Cannabis, 2018, by David S. Younger

The Science of Medical Cannabis

Human Lyme Neuroborreliosis, 2015, by David S. Younger

Human Lyme Neuroborreliosis

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June 09 2022
David S. Younger
Read my published case of Long COVID aka post-acute syndrome SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) in which brain FDG PET MRI hypometabolism (without structural changes) lingered into follow-up but eventually improved. https://t.co/1DBWm97kUP
June 03 2022
David S. Younger
Health insurers use decades old research articles to adjudicate coverage for IVIg. One such article was cited by a Cigna medical director when adjudicating and denying an actual patient. https://t.co/sSCcNHJSVI
May 31 2022
David S. Younger
I first publicized the images of a brain PET MRI in a national magazine before many others knew of its significance for Long COVID. https://t.co/DFvyJbQTZZ
May 22 2022
David S. Younger
Read the case history of an individual with Long COVID and see how far we've come! https://t.co/xYUg7X3mg8
May 22 2022
David S. Younger
Thank you (everyone) for your interest in PET fused to MRI to see brain structure and metabolic activity in COVID. Check out the Autoimmune Brain FB group and join the discussion! https://t.co/WVDRZA9vle
May 20 2022
David S. Younger
PET MRI reveals Long COVID to be a treatable post-infectious autoimmune neurological disorder. https://t.co/IldQ8K91SS