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Ruth T. Young, M.D., M.A., MMHC

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Cool Springs
Medical Oncologist

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As Medical Director of Vanderbilt Oncology at Cool Springs, Dr. Young works with several full-time oncologists and nurses to care for patients with all types of solid tumors, hematologic malignancies and benign hematologic disorders. This full service practice offers on-site laboratory and chemotherapy administration.
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As Medical Director of Vanderbilt Oncology at Cool Springs, Dr. Young works with several full-time oncologists and nurses to care for patients with all types of solid tumors, hematologic malignancies and benign hematologic disorders. This full service practice offers on-site laboratory and chemotherapy administration. In addition, Dr. Young's practice focuses on bringing the various elements of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to the community including information regarding and access to the clinical trials. She is the past President of the Tennessee Oncology Practice Society and has served on the Clinical Practice Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  She is listed in Best Doctors in America.

She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. She has hospital privileges at Williamson Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Education
  • Masters Health Care Management – Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management
  • Masters Theoretical Mathematics - University of Minnesota
  • Medical School - University of Tennessee
  • Residency Duke Medical Center
  • Fellowship University of Virginia