Christopher Duntsch remains known in medical circles for his widespread disregard for the Hippocratic Oath which saw him maim and invalidate more than 30 of his patients, while 2 others died during and shortly after undergoing interventions by the former neurosurgeon. His story is described in the Peacock ‘Dr. Death, ”which reflects on the heartbreaking ordeal that his patients and colleagues went through as a result of his actions. Duntsch’s personal life is also represented in the series, including the time he spent as a couple with Wendy Young with whom he had 2 children. The rogue doctor is now serving a life sentence, but what about Wendy? Where has she been from? Let’s find out.
Who is Wendy Young?
Wendy Renee Young, a former Everett Community College student in Washington, first met Christopher Duntsch in 2011 at a Memphis bar called The Beauty Shop. At that time, Wendy, 27, was working at an adult entertainment club called The Pony while Duntsch, 40, was looking for opportunities as a surgeon. The two formed a relationship, quickly started dating, and in less than 3 months, they moved in together. Soon after, she became pregnant with their first son Aiden.
According to Wendy, her former partner received offers from medical institutions in New York, San Diego and Dallas and ultimately chose the latter. Since she had family in Dallas, Wendy decided to go with her and the two first lived at the W Hotel before moving into a 5 bedroom house near Plano with their son.
After a series of botched surgeries that finally came to public attention, Duntsch was would have deprived of his medical license in 2013. The famous neurosurgeon was forced to declare bankruptcy soon after and returned to live with his parents in Colorado. The two separated in 2014, when Wendy was pregnant with their second child. Preston was born in September 2014 while living with her sister in Garland, Texas.
In 2016, Wendy reportedly lived with the parents of her new boyfriend, with whom she had a child that same year. Between 2014 and 2016, it appears she worked at the Regional Plastic Surgery Center & Spa in Richardson, Texas.
Where is Wendy Young today?
Wendy has kept a low profile ever since and has not shared where she resides. She is however a self-proclaimed full-time stay-at-home mom. It seems that she doesn’t care too much about burying the past and is open to the fact that part of her life is portrayed in the crime series’ Dr. Death, ”as well as other shows focusing on notorious former neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch. Her children seem to be her main focus at the moment.
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