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 a clinical instructor in Medicine with Weill Cornell Medical College at Houston Methodist Hospital. She previously 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.

Currently, she is active as Faculty involved with the Houston Methodist Pulmonary Fellowship program in staffing the Fellow's clinic as well as working with the Houston Methodist Lung Transplant team in care for patients transitioning to Long Term Care Facility at Kindred Hospital.

In addition, she holds an appointment as an Adjunct Faculty with the Texas A & M College of Medicine.

In 2019, she was elected to the role of  Clinical Service Chief in the Department of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Nguyen is also active in the community and served 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,  Texas Top Docs 2019-2021, 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 hiking, traveling and is an avid participant 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.

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  • Where is Dr. Julie P. Nguyen located?
    Dr. Julie P. Nguyen sees patients at the following locations:
    • Scurlock Tower, 6560 Fannin St., Ste 1228, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Julie P. Nguyen and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Julie P. Nguyen and/or office staff speak English, Spanish and Vietnamese