Structural Heart Track
Director Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
University of Texas - Memorial Hermann
University of Texas at Houston
Dr. Nguyen specializes in complex adult cardiac, minimally invasive valve surgery, and mitral repair. He is the Director of Minimally Invasive Valve surgery and Associate Program Director for the cardiothoracic surgery training program. His research interests encompass TAVR, valvular heart disease, and surgical simulation/education with prior grants from the NIH, TSFRE, and AHA. Dr. Nguyen regularly presents at national/international meetings and has received numerous research and teaching awards. He was the past President of the TSRA, resident editor of CTSNet, and member of the ACGME/RRC. Additionally, he is the editor several surgical textbooks. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and volunteered as a surgeon in Africa (Asmara, Eritrea) for 6 weeks. Recently, he was a recipient of the Houston Business Journal's top 40 under 40 award.