Julie P. Nguyen, MD

Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology

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Julie P. Nguyen, MD

About Me

Dr. P. Julie Nguyen has been in clinical practice since 1994. Board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine,  she currently holds an academic appointment as clinical instructor in Medicine with Weill Cornell Medical College at Houston Methodist Hospital. She has served as specialty coordinator in Pulmonary in the Department of Internal Medicine where she was awarded the Edward Lynch Outstanding Teaching Award, the Faculty of the Year Award and the Traditional and Transitional Faculty Teaching Award in consecutive years of 2011 and 2012.
Dr. Nguyen is also active in the community and serves on various committees in the Harris County Medical Society. Presently, she is the appointed medical director at Kindred Hospital Houston where she was past chief of staff and in 2013 was awarded the Kindred Corporate President's Club Clinical Champion Award. 

Having been named as one of Houston's Top Physicians 2010-2015,  Dr. Nguyen believes in a personal and collaborative approach to health care and specializes in various pulmonary and sleep disorders. Her practice consults on patients locally, nationwide and worldwide.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and participation in marathon running.

Clinical Interests

Chronic Lung Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Lung Biopsy/Surgery
Hyperbaric Medicine
Medical ICU Patients
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Cardiovascular Care Providers
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Great West
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
First Health PPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Sleep Medicine
Pulmonary Diseases
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston | 1989
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX | 1990
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX | 1992
Pulmonary Disease -Galveston, TX
Sleep Medicine
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Lung Center


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.