At Young Foundational Health, we pride ourselves on the care and professionalism that we give to our patients. We always strive to provide our patients with the best possible medical care in an environment where you are treated like family.
Dr. John Young
For 26+ years and across continents, Dr. John Young has been practicing medicine and educating people on their health. With a thriving practice in Largo Florida, TV shows and a nationwide retail source for non-patients to purchase his products; Dr. Young reaches people everywhere, utilizing and sharing his alternative integrative approach to medicine.
Alexsandra De Oliveira, A.P.R.N.
Alex is from Brazil where she graduated from nursing school in 1997. She practiced as a Registered Nurse in Brazil for several years before she moved to Florida in 2003. In the US she practiced as a RN in Interventional Cardiology before she decided to attend USF and pursue her Master of Science degree in nursing. Alex completed the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner program with a 4.0 GPA. She is board certified in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society. She specializes in bioidentical hormones and is passionate about teaching her patients how to improve their health through a model of mind and body chemistry.
Tiffany is a true Floridian, born and raised in a small town north of Tampa. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Anthropology with a focus in Biocultural studies, and a Master of Science in Nursing. She has spent several years practicing as an RN in orthopedics at a local hospital before pursuing her goal of becoming a nurse practitioner. Tiffany graduated from the USF’s Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner program and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. She is Board Certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care with an additional certification in Orthopedics. In her spare time she is cycling (participating in 165-mile bike rides from Miami to Key West 5 times!), kayaking, and hiking. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their black lab, Spartacus.
Maria, our Clinic Director, is a dynamic, multi-talented member of our team. She was born in New York but now is practically a native of Florida. She comes to us with a background in the health and beauty industries ranging from laser hair removal to diet and wellness centers. She manages our website, newsletter and helps run the front office. Maria also owned her own health food store and now expertly orders our supplements and manages the practice. She will have an answer to your questions and greet you with a smile at all times!
Nancy has been with the practice for years. She is our insurance and billing specialist and provides our patients with outstanding service. Her experience in accounts receivables, insurance contracts, and billing extends 30 years, and she has been a Certified Professional Coder since 2002. She comes to us from the Orthopedic, Cardiology, Interventional Pain Management and Pediatric fields. We are thankful to have her on our team!
Rachael has been with YFHC for several years. She graduated from Everest University as a Medical Assistant in 2011 and then came to work here. Starting at the front desk she has worked her way from billing, to checking patients in/out and now occupies the position of Dr. Young’s Medical Assistant and right hand ‘woman.’ She also assists Rudee in the IV room. Give her a call if you are a current patient with questions for Dr. Young.
Rudee has been a certified medical assistant and IV technician at YFHC for over 10 years. She first started her medical career in Thailand where she worked as a LPN for 7 years. Since 2009 she has run the IV room smoothly tending to patients by giving injections, drawing blood and administering IV therapy.
Debbie has been with YFHC since 2013. The proud sister of a USAF Brigadier General and daughter of an Army officer, she was born in Illinois, raised in Virginia and moved to Chicago after graduating college. She and her family moved to sunny Florida in 2003. She is our smiling medical assistant that you will see when you sign in for your appointment at the front desk.
My name is Kayla and I am a new Medical assistant at YFHC! I’m originally from New Jersey and moved to Florida in 2020. I have been working in healthcare for over 5 years now, and have been a Medical Assistant since 2019. I love what I do and can’t wait to learn and grow within YFHC.
My name is Natalie, I am YFHC's newest medical assistant. I recently graduated medical school at Concorde Career Institute in Tampa, FL. My thing was always wanting to work with children which I did once I graduated, and I loved it. Then I moved to Clearwater, FL and came across YHFC. I read about them and was really interested in learning about Alternative Medicine. In so little time I have learned so much and love it. I will be checking your vitals before you see Dr. Young and Alex.
Joey joined our staff August 2015. He has experience working in medical offices and weight loss centers. He thoroughly enjoys working with patients and being able to help others. He is extremely personable so make sure to say hello when you check-out!
Courtney is our New Patient Coordinator. She calls to schedule all new patient appointments. She comes to us with a degree in Finance and she is a proud dog mom to Bolt and Maggie. You can see her smiling face in one of the offices by check in.
Hello my name is Jenalys. I'm the new Front desk medical receptionist. I came from working at a preschool to now a doctor's office. I never would've thought I'd work at any place like this. Natalie, one of the medical assistants, is my cousin who referred me. I was born and raised in FL. I have a handsome, young American pitbull, named Rocky who's my world.