Mr Kenneth A Young

Mr Kenneth A Young

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03455919


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

Mr Kenneth Young graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1990, gaining FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1995. From 1996 to 2002 he was appointed as Specialist Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery in the West of Scotland Deanery, and completed orthopaedic training with a seven month fellowship in lower limb joint replacement including revision joint replacement surgery at Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Edinburgh and the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Entry to the specialist register was in 2002.

He was appointed to the post of Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at University Hospital Ayr in June 2002 and became Clinical Director for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at University Hospital Ayr in 2014.

Mr Young’s expertise covers a broad spectrum of trauma & orthopaedic surgery however specialises in lower limb surgery, specifically hip and knee replacement including ceramic bearing technology in hip replacement and both total and partial knee replacement. Furthermore Mr Young’s expertise covers arthroscopic knee surgery and surgery of the foot & ankle.

Mr Young has practiced at BMI Ross Hall Hospital from 2002 with currently a Wednesday evening clinic and a Friday afternoon clinic at Ross Hall. His focus is on patient centeredness, allowing plenty of time for detailed evaluation of a condition and utilising meticulous surgical techniques to ensure an excellent surgical outcome.

Areas of interest

Lower limb arthroplasty; Hip replacement surgery; Knee replacement surgery; Knee arthroscopy; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - unilateral - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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