James Richard Young

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 27 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5691
  1. Lauren Young

James Richard Young (“Rick”) was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and spent his childhood growing up in Penang. His interest in medicine and surgery began as a small child and was unstoppable. His father, Cheang Keng Young, general surgeon of Malaysia, had helped him, at the age of 7, to build a stool to stand on in theatre to watch operations. Rick …

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