Dr. Lauren Young studied health psychology at the University of Connecticut and was involved in research on cardiovascular health at UCONN Medical Center. She received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the University of Bridgeport. Dr. Young worked in many integrative settings, from acupuncture for detoxification at Lincoln Memorial Hospital to naturopathic care at Yale affiliated Griffin Hospital. She has worked in integrative settings, side by side gastroenterologists and other specialists offering evidence based natural medicine to enhance conventional treatment and support the body’s natural ability to heal.
Her multi-specialty clinic resides in Manchester, Connecticut, however, she lectures extensively through out New England in both public and professional arenas and writes extensively for public and professional journals. She regularly lectures on functional cardiology to physicians and has participated in Schwartz Grand Rounds for her work with oncology patients. Dr. Young is clinical faculty for the residency program at Manchester Hospital, teaching conventional physicians the importance of natural medicine for the University of New England. In 2018 Dr. Young became the first naturopathic physician to have privileges at Manchester Memorial Hospital where she provides inpatient care.
She uses her expertise in nutrition, botanical medicine and functional medicine along with conventional diagnostic skills and laboratory tests to offer individualized treatments for patients of all ages. Dr. Young specializes in autoimmune, GI and endocrine conditions as well as oncology and immunology. Dr. Young has served a board member for the state Naturopathic board, as well as an active member of the National and state association and the Oncology Naturopathic Association. In her spare time, Dr. Young enjoys being a mother and wife, gardening, yoga and traveling about New England.