Megan Young, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Children’s National Hospital and assistant professor at George Washington University with a special concentration in limb lengthening and complex lower extremity deformity reconstruction. Her other areas of interest include orthopedic injuries, growth arrest problems, limb deficiencies, developmental hip dysplasia and clubfoot. She completed orthopaedic residency training at Boston University and subspecialty training in pediatrics at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, where she learned from experts at the Center for Excellence in Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction. Dr. Young was named the 2019 Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Traveling Fellow and spent time with leaders in the field learning new advanced techniques to offer patients and families in the DC Metro area.
Dr. Young was also selected as a Traveling Fellow for the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America in 2015 and visited a number of hospitals throughout South America lecturing on the history of limb lengthening and sharing knowledge of novel internal techniques to lengthen bones. She has a passion for traveling and has volunteered time caring for children around the globe including Honduras, Guatemala and the Caribbean. She enjoys developing longstanding relationships with her patients and prides in the ability to give children back a functional quality of life. Outside of the hospital Dr. Young maintains an active lifestyle enjoying paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, yoga and spending quality time with her young daughter and husband.