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  • Jina Youn, MD

    Request an Appointment with Dr. Youn

    Please call (602) 406-6262


    Jina Youn, MD

    Stroke (602) 406-6262

    Jina Youn, MD, is a neurologist in the Stroke Program and an assistant professor of neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with subspecialty board certification in vascular neurology.

    Dr. Youn’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurovascular diseases. She is a member of the American Stroke Association and the American Academy of Neurology.

    Dr. Youn received her master’s degree in neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her neurology residency at Barrow Neurological Institute and a fellowship in vascular neurology at Northwestern University in Chicago.

    Dr. Youn’s research interests include stroke in young adults, stroke and pain, stroke and migraine, and dissections.

    To request an appointment with Dr. Youn, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship, Northwestern University, Vascular Neurology, 2015-2016
    • Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute, Neurology, 2012-2015
    • Internship, Saint Francis Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2011-2012
    • MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2007-2011
    • MS, Johns Hopkins University, Neuroscience, 2007
    • BA, Johns Hopkins University, Neuroscience, 2007
    Professional Memberships
    • American Stroke Association
    • American Academy of Neurology
    Honors and Awards
    • Clinical Departmental Award for Outstanding Performance in the General Field of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Chicago Medical Center, 2011
    • Recipient, Sanofi-Aventis Scholars Award, American Academy of Neurology, 2009
    • Women in Academic Medicine Award for Outstanding Research Poster, American Medical Women’s Association Regional Conference and Research Symposium, 2009
    • Recipient, Keith Edson Scholarship, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008
    • First Place Winner and Guest Lecturer, Korean American Medical Association Scholarship, 2008
    • Graduated with General and Departmental Honors, Johns Hopkins University, 2007
    • Emily and Thomas Meren Award, Neuroscience Department, John Hopkins University, 2007
    • Recipient, Provost Undergraduate Research Award, 2005
    Selected Publications
    1. Lee HJ, Youn JM, Gallagher M, Holland PC. Temporally limited role of substantia nigra-central amygdala connections in surprise-induced enhancement of learning. Eur J Neurosci. 2008;27(11):3043-3049.
    2. Lee HJ, Youn JM, O MJ, Gallagher M, Holland PC. Role of substantia nigra-amygdala connections in surprise-induced enhancement of attention. J Neurosci. 2006;26(22):6077-6081.

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.