Dr Steven Youngblood, MD
Dr. Steven Youngblood, MD is an accomplished hospitalist in Metairie, LA with over 17 years of experience. A graduate of UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE, Dr. Youngblood currently practices at JenCare Senior Medical Center while also being affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.
Patients consistently rate him highly for his knowledge and friendly bedside manner.
Early Life and Education
Steven Youngblood is the Director of Park University’s Center for Global Peace Journalism in Parkville, Missouri. He has lectured/taught Peace Journalism internationally and was honored to receive two J. William Fulbright Scholar awards (in Moldavia (2001) and Azerbaijan (2007)). Additionally, Youngblood has taught in numerous locations including Turkey, Cyprus, Ukraine Sudan Republic of Georgia South Africa Uganda
He served as a member of the Rotary Club in Parkville, MO until recently becoming an honorary member. Additionally, he was an invited lecturer at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA.
He has 17 years of experience and was given five-star ratings from patients. Additionally, he is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, has been practicing privately since 2007 and accepts various insurance plans.
Youngblood was selected in the second round of the 1970 MLB Draft by Cincinnati Reds and spent six seasons in their farm system before making his big league debut on April 13, 1976, appearing in 55 games during that season; Youngblood witnessed as his team won all four World Series Championships while remaining on the bench.
Youngblood earned himself a spot on the National League All-Star Team due to a hot stretch he enjoyed from May and June of 1981 for the Mets, hitting.359 over 143 plate appearances with them during a strike-shortened season.
Youngblood made history when he became the first player in Major League Baseball history to record hits for two different teams simultaneously during a single game, setting in motion his fourteen-season major league career.
Achievement and Honors
Youngblood was honored with induction into the Gators Ring of Honor alongside Deacon Jones, Marshall Faulk, and Emmitt Smith. Additionally, Rams retired his number and displayed it alongside that of Bruce Dickerson Jones and Emmitt Smith.
His most celebrated play came during the 1970 Florida-Georgia game when his team trailed. While on defense for Georgia, he caused a fumble by forcing it from Georgia player, helping the Gators score two touchdowns as a result.
Youngblood currently works as a professor at Park University in Parkville, Missouri and directs its Center for Global Peace Journalism. A two-time J. William Fulbright Scholar (in Moldova and Azerbaijan), Youngblood offers Peace Journalism seminars around the world while his center has received recognition from both U.S. State Department and Rotary International.
Youngblood has been recognized by both the U.S. State Department and Rotary International for his efforts in fostering global peace. As the founder of Park University’s Center for Global Peace Journalism in Parkville, Missouri – where he also taught peace journalism courses – for his efforts. Youngblood taught peace journalism courses in Cyprus, Turkey and Uganda among other places; additionally he directed a Peace Journalism project funded by the State Department and received two J. William Fulbright Scholar awards.
Dr. Steven Youngblood has received positive ratings from patients on Healthgrades. He is affiliated with several hospitals:
Youngblood has amassed an estimated net worth of approximately $3 Million through his professional career and revenue-generating business interests, including one that has developed new technology designed to reduce air pollution from cars.
He is a successful businessman, having expanded into many fields. He has collaborated with notable names in music such as Leon Roccstar Youngblood Jr and many more.
Author of “The Youngblood Guide to a Better Life,” Leon also directed and taught a Peace and election journalism project sponsored by the U.S State Department as well as lectured across 12 countries. With seven children of his own including Leon Roccstar Youngblood Jr and Swakee Leon Reid.