Dr. Thomas Young
Thomas W. Young, MD has over thirty years of experience as a full-time forensic pathologist. He has performed nearly 6,000 autopsies, testified in civil and criminal court more than 500 times, and provided deposition testimony more than 135 times.
Since January of 2007, Dr. Young has provided consultant services in forensic pathology as a self-employed person, consulting in cases throughout the United States and in other areas of the world. Prior to his self-employment, Dr. Young was the Jackson County Medical Examiner for 11 1/2 years, serving as the chief death investigator for metropolitan Kansas City on the Missouri side of the state line. He modernized the death investigation system, obtaining for the office full accreditation by the National Association of Medical Examiners. The office remains the only nationally accredited death investigation agency in Missouri.