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Hien Tan Nguyen, M.D.

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Director, Comprehensive Hernia Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Languages: English, Vietnamese

Expertise: Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernias, Incisional Hernia Repair, Inguinal Hernia, Lap Band Surgery, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Natural Orifice Surgery, Paraesophageal Hernia, Robotic Surgery, Single Incision Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy , Ventral Hernia, Weight Loss Surgery ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-550-5900

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5900

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-933-1233

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Hien T. Nguyen, M.D., FACS, is an assistant professor of surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

After completing an undergraduate education at University of California, Davis, Dr. Nguyen earned his medical degree at University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He completed training in general surgery at University of California, San Francisco East Bay, followed by a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Board-certified in general surgery, Dr. Nguyen is an expert in single-incision surgery, robotic surgery and laparoscopic bariatric surgery (which includes Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch). He was instrumental in helping to establish the single-incision approach for laparoscopic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Dr. Nguyen also specializes in the repair of complex hernias and abdominal wall reconstruction, utilizing minimally invasive and advance techniques. He also works with students and residents in surgical education and biomedical engineering.

Dr. Nguyen currently is an active member of many academic organizations, including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Hernia Society and the American College of Surgeons. His research interests include clinical outcomes in hernia surgery, critical care medicine, bariatric surgery and metabolic syndrome.
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Titles

  • Director, Comprehensive Hernia Center
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of California Davis School of Medicine (2003)

Residencies

  • University of California - San Francisco / Surgery (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2008)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons American College of Surgeon

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