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Jonathan Young, MD

Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Behavioral Medicine
Office: 200 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701

Jonathan Robert Young, MD is a Clinical Associate in the Duke Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, as well as a Research Fellow at Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). He is a member of the Division of Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences where he serves as an attending physician in the Duke electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) clinic. His research interests focus on the clinical applications of non-invasive neuromodulation technologies such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Education and Training

  • Psychiatry Resident, Psychiatry, Duke University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2020
  • M.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2016


Banov, Michael D., Jonathan R. Young, Tyler Dunn, and Steven T. Szabo. “Efficacy and safety of ketamine in the management of anxiety and anxiety spectrum disorders: a review of the literature.” Cns Spectrums 25, no. 3 (June 2020): 331–42.

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Cox, Morgan L., Zhi-De Deng, Hannah Palmer, Amanda Watts, Lysianne Beynel, Jonathan R. Young, Sarah H. Lisanby, John Migaly, and Lawrence G. Appelbaum. “Utilizing transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance laparoscopic technical skills training: A randomized controlled trial.” Brain Stimul 13, no. 3 (May 2020): 863–72.

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Young, Jonathan R., Shayan A. Smani, Nicholas A. Mischel, Michael D. Kritzer, Lawrence G. Appelbaum, and Ashwin A. Patkar. “Non-invasive brain stimulation modalities for the treatment and prevention of opioid use disorder: a systematic review of the literature.” J Addict Dis 38, no. 2 (April 2020): 186–99.

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