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Ricardo Young, MD, FASMBS

Director of Bariatric Surgery, Backus Hospital

4.9 /5
50 surveys


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Bariatric Surgery < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Adjustable Band Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Band (LapBand), Gastric Sleeve, Men's Health, Men's Health and Sexual Function, Revisional Surgeries, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Office Locations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss Center

    164 Otrobando Avenue
    Norwich, CT 06360
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    Phone: 860.425.8740
    Fax: 860.886.1445


Ricardo Young, MD, Director of the Backus Center of Bariatric Surgery, has advanced training in bariatric, robotic, and endoscopic surgery.

He came to Backus from the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a general surgeon for almost a decade.

Dr. Young earned his medical degree from Michigan State College and served a residency in general surgery through the Army in Georgia.

He completed a surgical fellowship in surgical endoscopy, bariatrics and robotics at the Cleveland Clinic.

He is a fellow in the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.


Medical School

  • Michigan State University MD


  • Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center


  • Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Insurance Accepted*

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

*This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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