Ming-Lon Young, MD

Young Ming Lon
Pediatric Electrophysiology, Pediatric Cardiology

Primary Office
1150 North 35th Avenue
Suite 575
Hollywood, FL 33021

Meet the Physician

Director of Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Dr. Ming-Lon Young is well-known nationally and internationally for his work in cardiac electrophysiology. He is a pioneer in ablation therapy in children, having performed more than 1,500 cases with outstanding outcomes. Prior to joining Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, he directed the pediatric electrophysiology and pediatric cardiology divisions at the University of Miami.

After earning his Bachelor of Medicine degree from National Taiwan University School of Medicine, Dr. Young received his Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed two fellowships at the University of Miami School of Medicine, one in pediatric cardiology and the other in pediatric cardiac electrophysiology. He is also a certified cardiac device specialist and a Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society.

Dr. Young has lectured and published extensively about pediatric cardiac arrhythmias, including mapping and ablation, and sudden cardiac death in children. He is regularly recognized in the "Best Doctors in America" list. 


Awards and honors
  • Team Work Award, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2007
  • Golden Heart Award, Caribbean Heart Menders Association, 2006
  • Proclamation by the Mayor, City of Lauderdale Lakes, for Community Service, 2004
  • 11th Professional Excellence Recognition, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1998
  • Nestle Award for Outstanding Research Paper, Taiwan, 1989
  • Dr. Aballi Award for Outstanding Research Paper Among Florida Pediatric Residents and Fellows, 1985
Professional organizations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Adult Congenital Heart Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  • Society of Cardiology, Taiwan
  • Society of Pediatrics, Taiwan
  • Florida Pediatric Society
  • “Focal Atrial Tachycardia Originating from the Donor Superior Vena Cava after Bicaval Orthotopic Heart Transplantation,” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE), 2010
  • “Short QT Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient,” Pediatric Cardiology, 2009
  • “The Most Common Site of Success and its Predictors in Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of the Slow Atrioventricular Nodal Pathway in Children,” PACE, 2008
  • “New Techniques of Mapping and Ablation for Tachyarrhythmias in Children,” Modern Cardiology, 2008
  • “Pharmacological Therapy in Children with Atrioventricular Re-entry: Which Drug?”, Current Pharmacological Design, 2008
  • “Clinical and Electrophysiological Characteristics of Fasciculoventricular Fibers in Children,” International Journal of Cardiology, 2008
Other works/abstracts
  • “Efficacy of Implantable Cardioverter Difibrillator in Children with Dilated Cardiomyopathy,” American Heart Association, 2009
  • “Junctional Rhythm During Cryoablation of AVNRT in Children: An Ander Recognized Phenomenon?”, Heart Rhythm, 2008
  • “Mid-Term Follow-Up of Pediatric Patients with Short QT Syndrome,” Heart Rhythm, 2008
  • Reviewer, The American Journal of Physiology, 2009-present
  • Reviewer, Congenital Heart Disease, 2009-present
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Cardiology, 2004-present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 2001-present
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Cardiology, 2000-present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1998-present
  • “Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome,” Ambulatory Grand Round, Jackson Health System, 2009
  • “Case Discussion: A Pregnant Woman with Single Ventricle and Atrial Flutter,” Internal Medicine Grand Round, 2009
  • “Syncope and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome,” Robert Reid Cabral Children’s Hospital, Dominican Republic, 2009
  • “Life-Threatening Cardiac Arrhythmias: Think Fast and Act Quick,” Master of Pediatrics, Miami, 2009
  • “AV Nodal Re-Entrant Tachycardia Ablation in Children,” China Medical University, Taiwan, 2008
  • “Hyperlipidemia,” NANNAY Foundation, Miami, FL 2008


  • National Taiwan University College Of Medicine, 1976
  • Hospital For Joint Disease, 1979, Preventive Medicine
  • Dept Of Pediatrics (R-131), 1984, Pediatrics
  • St Agnes Hospital, 1981, Pediatrics
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Human Resources, 1985, Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

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