Dr. Levi J. Young

Kansas City Plastic Surgeon serving Overland Park, Leawood & Nearby Areas of Kansas & Missouri


  • University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS August 2002 – May 2006
  • Degree Awarded: Medical Doctor (M.D.)
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Society – member
    • Ranked 19 of 180
    • Overall GPA 3.72
    • Best Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship
    • AMA House of Delegates, Alternate Delegate Region III 2003–05Dr. Young Realself Hall of Fame Badge
    • Chairman, University of Kansas Chapter of AMA-MSS, 2003
  • Park University, Parkville, MO August 1997 – July 2001
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Chemistry, pre-medical emphasis
    • Summa Cum Laude Graduate
    • NAIA All-American Scholar Athlete, Men’s Soccer–1999, 2000
    • Men’s Soccer Team Captain – 1999, 2000

Professional Appointments:

  • Clinical Faculty, Department of Surgery, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Assistant Clinical of Surgery, SABA University School of Medicine

Medical Licensure:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri



  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – Candidate Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Member
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Kansas City Plastics Surgery Society


  • Saint Luke’s South Outpatient Surgery Center – Overland Park, KS
  • Saint Luke’s South Hospital – Overland Park, KS
  • Heart of America Surgicenter – Kansas City, KS
  • Surgicenter of Johnson County – Kansas City, KS
  • Overland Park Regional Surgicenter – Overland Park, KS


  • Mize AL, Young LJ, Alper RH. Uncoupling of 5-HT1A receptors in the brain by estrogens: regional variations in antagonism by ICI 182,780. Neuropharmacology. 2003 Apr;44(5):584-91.
  • Case Report: Breast Implant Related ALCL, 2014. Submitted for publication

Research and Professional Experience:

  • Guest Speaker: Trauma Continuum of Care: Quality in the Trauma Setting – Big Cedar Lodge, provided by University of Missouri– Kansas City School of Medicine, October 2012
  • Strattice Utilization in Complex Chest Wall Reconstruction – Case series report
  • Perioperative Decadron for Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis Causes an Increase in Post-Operative Glucose Levels. Capstone Project, 2006
  • Summer Research Internship, KUMC Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, 2000


  • Soccer, drawing/painting, camping, skiing, piano