Dr. Nguyen graduated with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Nguyen completed his fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor, serving as Chief Fellow during his final year. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.
Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a member of the American Society of Transplantation and a member of Renal Physicians Association. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Nguyen sits on and chairs a number of committees at Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital System. Most notably, he is a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Nguyen also specializes in transplantation, working with the JC Walter Transplant Center at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is the medical director of DaVita Galleria and DaVita Avian dialysis units.
Amongst his accolades, Dr. Nguyen has been recognized as a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine and a Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. He has also been named a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2015 and 2016.