Philippa studied medicine at Queens’ College, Cambridge University, and spent her clinical years at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, qualifying in 1991. During her postgraduate years in London, she specialised in internal medicine obtaining her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. Subsequently, Philippa undertook diagnostic radiology training on the All Wales Higher Training Scheme, developing a special interest in breast imaging, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists. She also has membership of the RCR special interest Breast Group.
A 7 year Consultant Radiologist post in Somerset ensued, involving both symptomatic breast work and also breast cancer screening work within the NHS Breast Screening Programme. During this post, Philippa established a breast MRI service for Somerset, and was also heavily involved in reconfiguring the breast service to provide more timely and appropriate assessment of patients with breast problems.
Philippa’s commitment to enabling the provision of high quality breast diagnostic services has continued since her return to the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan region, some 2 years ago. Currently, Philippa works for the Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, at the University Hospital of Wales, as well as the Welsh breast cancer screening service, namely Breast Test Wales. Philippa has extensive experience in mammography interpretation, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and image-guided breast biopsy, and can also provide benign breast lump excision under local anaesthetic. She also teaches these skills to other doctors and medical personnel.
Dr Philippa Young works closely with Mr Goyal, Consultant Breast Surgeon and Lead Clinician for the Cardiff and Vale NHS Breast Service, contributing to an expert multidisciplinary approach to the management of all breast related problems.
Dr Philippa Young specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health, Cardiff Bay Hospital:
- Mammogram (breast screen)
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Philipa Young at Nuffield Health
- Breast ultrasound
- Mammogram (breast screening)
- Royal College of Physicians
- Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
Other post held
- Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, University of Wales
- Breast Test Wales
Dr Philipa Young does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Philipa Young does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Philipa Young does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.