Amy Young was featured in East TN Medical News.
For some of her patients, Amy Young, MD, has been a familiar face for many years. As a life-long resident of Johnson City, Young’s patients have known her as a student, a nurse, an expectant mother, and, for the past two decades, as one of their physicians.
Young, an ophthalmologist at the Johnson City Eye Clinic, as her children do now, attended Science Hill High School and after graduation, went on to receive a degree in nursing from East Tennessee State University (ETSU). She worked as a nurse for several years before deciding to go back to school as a pre-med student.
– Amy Young, MDNursing is very important, and I enjoyed my years as a nurse, but I always felt like I wanted to do something more for them. I don’t ever want to minimize the contribution of nurses because they do so much, but I just felt personally there was something more I wanted to be doing for my patients.