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Background Information

Employment History

Emergency Physicians Medical Center

Emergency-Medicine Physician

University of Florida

Quality Director of the Emergency Department

McCleod Regional Medical Center

Medical Director

Kennedy Space Center Inc

Affiliations

Fellow
American College of Emergency Physicians

Education

Wayne State University College of Medicine

MD FACEP

Web References (20 Total References)


Ride can aggravate health conditions - Orlando Sentinel : Health & Medicine

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"If you look at the number of people who get on these rides versus the number of people who have a problem, you can see they're really incredibly safe," said Dr. Steven Yucht, an emergency-medicine physician with the University of Florida.

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The "fight or flight" instinct that has served humans well through the ages can work against them, Yucht said.Instead of using the rush in adrenaline to run away from a predator, he said, people on rides are locked into the seats with no way to release that extra energy.
"When your heart is beating faster and your blood vessels start squeezing, but you're not expending any energy, it can have a negative effect," said Yucht, who also serves as associate medical director for the team that supports NASA's astronauts during launches and landings.
"It can be damaging."


Ride can aggravate health conditions - Orlando Sentinel : Business

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"If you look at the number of people who get on these rides versus the number of people who have a problem, you can see they're really incredibly safe," said Dr. Steven Yucht, an emergency-medicine physician with the University of Florida.

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The "fight or flight" instinct that has served humans well through the ages can work against them, Yucht said.Instead of using the rush in adrenaline to run away from a predator, he said, people on rides are locked into the seats with no way to release that extra energy.
"When your heart is beating faster and your blood vessels start squeezing, but you're not expending any energy, it can have a negative effect," said Yucht, who also serves as associate medical director for the team that supports NASA's astronauts during launches and landings.
"It can be damaging."


Steven L. Yucht, MD ...

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Steven L. Yucht, MD FACEP

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Dr. Yucht has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1992. He graduated from Wayne State University College of Medicine and completed his residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital. Before joining the staff of Shands AGH in 1998, Dr. Yucht was the quality director of the Emergency Department for McCleod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina. While at Shands, he established the first emergency ultrasound program in Gainesville for the Shands HealthCare System, and also served as the hospital's last chief of staff. Dr. Yucht served as medical director for the NASA Space Shuttle Medical Support Team for more than 10 years, where his duties included going to launches and landings at Kennedy Space Center. Dr. Yucht pioneered the concept of Emergent Care in the state of Florida, opening the first Emergency Physicians Medical Center in Gainesville in January of 2010.
Dr. Yucht is originally from New York City, but is happy to make his home in Gainesville where the weather is warm and the people are friendly. He is married with 4 children. His hobbies include exercising, traveling, and maintaining his saltwater fish tank.


Emergency Physicians Medical Center - Staff

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Dr. Stephen L. Yucht, MD FACEP

Our Center is locally owned and operated. You can be assured that you are getting the highest quality and most compassionate care because we're neighbors.
Steven L. Yucht, MD FACEP Dr. Yucht has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1992. He graduated from Wayne State University College of Medicine and completed his residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital. He was quality director of the Emergency Department for McCleod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC before joining the medical staff of Shands AGH in 1998. At Shands AGH he established the first emergency ultrasound program in Gainesville for the Shands HealthCare system and served as the hospital's last chief of staff. Dr. Yucht served as medical director for the NASA Space Shuttle Medical Support Team going to launches and landings at Kennedy Space Center for 11 years. He is on the clinical faculty at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Yucht is originally from New York City, but is happy to make his home in Gainesville where the weather is warm and the people are friendly. He is married with 4 teenagers. His hobbies include exercising, traveling and maintaining his saltwater fish tank.


Emergency Physicians Medical Center - Staff

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Dr. Stephen L. Yucht, MD FACEP

Our Center is locally owned and operated. You can be assured that you are getting the highest quality and most compassionate care because we're neighbors.
Steven L. Yucht, MD FACEP Dr. Yucht has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1992. He graduated from Wayne State University College of Medicine and completed his residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital. He was quality director of the Emergency Department for McCleod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC before joining the medical staff of Shands AGH in 1998. At Shands AGH he established the first emergency ultrasound program in Gainesville for the Shands HealthCare system and served as the hospital's last chief of staff. Dr. Yucht served as medical director for the NASA Space Shuttle Medical Support Team going to launches and landings at Kennedy Space Center for 11 years. Dr. Yucht pioneered the concept of Emergent Care in the state of Florida, opening Emergency Physicians Medical Center in Gainesville January 2010.
Dr. Yucht is originally from New York City, but is happy to make his home in Gainesville where the weather is warm and the people are friendly. He is married with 4 teenagers. His hobbies include exercising, traveling and maintaining his saltwater fish tank.

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