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Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, M.D.

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Female

Languages: English, Vietnamese

Expertise: Cerebrovascular Diseases, Endovascular Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Vascular Surgery

Locations

GWUMFA Dept of Vascular Surgery
Appointment Phone: 202-741-3210

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Ste 6B412
Washington, DC 20037 map
Phone: 202-741-3210
Fax: 202-741-3238

GWUMFA Dept of Vascular Surgery

5215 Loughboro Rd NW
Ste 210
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-364-6312
Fax: 202-364-6320

Background

Dr. Bao-Ngoc Nguyen is a vascular surgeon affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and George Washington University Hospital, where she is an assistant professor of surgery for the School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery. She practices out of George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GWUMFA) Department of Vascular Surgery, located at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. and on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Nguyen has clinical interest in vascular and endovascular surgery, thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair, renovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease.


Dr. Nguyen earned her medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery that focused on complex aortic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Nguyen is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen has contributed to numerous publications and presentations and has received grant support from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. She has conducted research in cardiovascular diseases, heart and lung transplant immunology, spinal cord ischemia and muscle regeneration after acute limb ischemia. She is currently focusing on angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in the context of wound healing in diabetic patients.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2001)

Residencies

  • University of Maryland Medical Center / General Surgery (2009)

Fellowships

  • University of Maryland Medical Center / Vascular Surgery (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2010)
  • American Board of Surgery / Vascular Surgery (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

In 2005-2006, Dr. Nguyen received grant support from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for gal-knock out lung xenograft injury. She has conducted research in cardiovascular diseases, heart and lung transplant immunology, spinal cord ischemia and muscle regeneration after acute limb ischemia. She is currently focusing on angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in the context of wound healing in diabetic patients.

Selected Publications

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Nguyen BN, Albadawi H, Oklu R, Crawford RS, Fink MP, Cambria RP, Watkins MT. "Ethyl pyruvate modulates delayed paralysis following thoracic aortic ischemia reperfusion in mice." J Vasc Surg. 2016 Nov;64(5):1433-1443. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.06.214.

Azimzadeh AM, Zhang T, Wu G, Kelishadi SS, Stoddard T, OʼNeill N, Nguyen BN, Welty E, Avon C, Higuchi M, Mitchell SL, Hershfeld A, Cheng XF, Kronfli A, Rybak E, Burdorf L, Pierson RN 3rd. "Preemptive CD20+ B cell Depletion Attenuates Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in CD154-Treated Monkeys." Transplantation. 2017 Jan;101(1):63-73. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001258.

Amdur RL, Ashby B, Neville R, Tunstall A, Nguyen BN, Sidawy A. "The effect of congestive heart failure on perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing lower extremity revascularization." J Vasc Surg. 2016 May;63(5):1289-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.11.039.

Nguyen BN, Sidawy AN. "Which Is Best for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Treatment with Chronic Renal Insufficiency: Endovascular Aneurysm Repair or Open Repair?" Adv Surg. 2015;49:65-77. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2015.03.014.

Lew SQ, Nguyen BN, Ing TS. "Unusual sites for hemodialysis vascular access construction and catheter placement: A review." Int J Artif Organs. 2015 Jun;38(6):293-303. doi: 10.5301/ijao.5000416.

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

    Fellow

  • Society for Vascular Surgery

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Endovascular AAA repair superior for kidney disease patients. Internal Medicine News (05/15/2013)

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