Dr Andrew Young is a semi-retired general practitioner who obtained his medical degree from the University of Cape Town. He also has a degree in Geology from the University of Port Elizabeth and spent seven years working in the mining industry
At present he is working as a holistic and integrative medical doctor on the campus of the University of Cape Town. As he is also a qualified Life Alignment and Psychophonetics practitioner, his focus and interests are on disease prevention, wellness and the creation of resilience in his patients.
Prior to this he worked for a decade in communities on the Cape Flats dealing mainly with the treatment and prevention of TB and then later HIV/AIDS. To this end he designed educational programmes to help clients understand their illness and help with their adherence to their medication.