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Craig C. Young, MD

Sports Medicine
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Craig C. Young, MD, is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Community & Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was the President of the American Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) 2007-2008. In 2012, he was awarded the organization’s highest award, the AMSSM’s Founder’s Award, which is given which is given annually to the individual, group or organization “who exemplifies the best in Sports Medicine”. He was the President of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association (2013-2014). He is a team physician for the Milwaukee Brewers; Milwaukee Bucks; a pool physician for the US National Snowboard Team, US National Freeski Team, US National Ski Team and the US Olympic Committee (USOC). He is the company physician for the Milwaukee Ballet and the Skylight Opera. He was one of the USOC’s physicians for the 23rd Winter World University Games in Torino, Italy. He is on the editorial boards of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, Current Sports Medicine Reports and eMedicine’s Electronic Sports Medicine Textbook. He is a co-editor of Netter’s Sports Medicine Textbook.


Treatment & Services

Compartment Testing
Dance Medicine
Endurance Athletes
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
Female Athletes
Injury Prevention

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


8700 W. Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Sports Medicine Center - Fitness Center

Education & Training

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine - La Jolla - Doctor of Medicine - (1988)

Cleveland Clinic - OH - Fellowship in Sports Medicine - (1991-1992)

University of California - Los Angeles - Residency in Family Medicine - (1988-1991)

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine
Family Medicine

Patient Reviews

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4.7 out of 5. 138 ratings, 18 reviews
Sept. 22, 2021
Keep up the great work, from the front staff to the doctor!!
Aug. 12, 2021
Both the med student and dr young excellent
Aug. 5, 2021
Dr Young is a very competent provider who was able to help me with my pain.
July 1, 2021
Always listens to your concerns &considers your comments in his decisions. Great caring doctor
June 24, 2021
Explained MRI results so I could easily understand my injury.
May 9, 2021
very knowledgeable, clear and concise explanations.
May 6, 2021
caring, knowledgeable, thorough exam
April 29, 2021
Dr Young is very personable and extremely competent. I needed a cortisone shot in my knee and his expertise made the procedure entirely painless
April 29, 2021
most knowledgeable doctor I have ever visited!
April 24, 2021
knowledgeable, patient, never felt rushed, helped me develop a plan of action, answered all my questions
April 1, 2021
Very compassionate in understanding what I was dealing with. Provided detailed information about situation and ways to resolve it.
March 16, 2021
excellent bedside manner and extremely knowledgeable and cutting edge treatments
March 4, 2021
very through in assessing my problem
Jan. 19, 2021
dr young and the medical student were both thorough and patient in listening to my knee pain descriptions
Jan. 14, 2021
I felt I was treated as a valued person and and my concerns were heard
Dec. 29, 2020
He seemed very knowledgeable and his recommendations made a lot of sense to me.
Dec. 28, 2020
He's great!
Dec. 5, 2020
Dr. Young was extremely nice, professional and comforting. The staff were the same.I got this appointment faster than I thought
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