Ascension Providence

Donald "Jeff" Jeffrey Young, MD

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Donald "Jeff" Jeffrey Young, MD

Dr. Young was born and raised in Waco, Texas and returned in 1996 after a Cardiothoracic/Vascular residency. He and his wife and three children enjoy spending time on the lake and family trips. He has been involved with a clinical practice of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Waco since 1996.

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  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Providence Health Center

Provides Care Through

  • Ascension Medical Group Providence Cardiovascular Clinic

Services I Provide

  1. Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG)
  2. Peripheral Arterial Bypass
  3. Aortic Valve Replacement
  4. Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer
  5. Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement
  6. Surgical Treatment of Lung Infections
  7. Repair of Aortic Aneurysms
  8. Surgical Pericardium Disease Treatment
  9. Carotid Endarterectomy

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Texas Tech University School of Medicine - Lubbock, TX

  • Residency

    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

    St. Joseph's Hospital, Houston, Texas

  • Fellowship

    Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas

  • Board Certification

    Thoracic Surgery

My Clinical Focus

I enjoy helping patients with heart, lung and vascular issues and seek to provide the best care options for their particular condition.


  1. Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Society
  2. McLennan County Medical Society
  3. Society of Thoracic Surgery
  4. Texas Surgical Society

Insurances Accepted

    Ascension Providence currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter /Superior
  • Amerigroup (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP)
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – PPO/POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – Traditional (includes Blue Card)
  • Cenpatico (STAR Behavioral Health through Superior)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • CorpHealth
  • Coventry (FirstHealth)
  • FirstCare
  • FirstCare – Focus Network
  • FirstCare – HMO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart Preferred Care (Standard and Accel)
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold and Gold Choice
  • Humana HMOx
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • MHNet
  • MultiPlan
  • PPONext
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Pyramid
  • Scott and White Health Plan – HMO only
  • Scott and White Right Care (STAR) includes Behavioral Health
  • Scott and White Senior Care
  • Southwest Life and Health – (FirstCare PPO plan)
  • Sterling
  • Superior (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP, CHIP Perinate)
  • Texas True Choice
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health (STAR Behavioral Health)
  • United Health Care/ Care Improvement Plus
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Universal

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