Gary, Indiana born Michael Young spent nearly 30 years as a surgeon while living and practicing medicine in Chicago. He is the author of a memoir/assessment of the current medical system titled The Illness of Medicine: Experiences of Clinical Practice

Currently, Dr. Young is on the faculty of the Department of Urology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Within the department, Dr. Young is the Director of the Division of Urology Innovation and Technology.  He works with bio-engineering and medical students, Urology residents and fellows, as they do their research in designing/ developing medical devices and surgical instruments. Dr. Young has invented and patented various medical devices. Consequence of Murder is his first novel.

In addition to his writing, Dr. Young is also a talented photographer, including underwater photography. His fine photographs are seen throughout this site. He is a collector of modern art, a purposeful traveler, and an avid golfer.


The medical side of Dr. Young - 


Dr. Young excels in many areas of endeavor, as a leader in the development of cutting-edge technology, helping patients undergoing prostate treatment to obtain the best results, with the least invasive procedure. His standards of care and achievement extend to all areas of his life. As a teacher and mentor he continues to assist the coming generations of medical service providers, most especially surgeons.