Thuy L. Ngo, D.O., M.Ed.

Thuy Lam Ngo, D.O., M.Ed.

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  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Languages: English, Vietnamese


Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine more

Research Interests

Medical education; Emergency medical services for children; Simulation; Patient flow more

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Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

501 6th Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 map
Phone: 727-767-8480 | Fax: 727-767-8420


Dr. Thuy L. Ngo is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Ngo received her undergraduate degree in chemistry with a specialization in biochemistry from the University of Virginia. She earned her D.O. from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and her M.Ed. from the University of Houston. She completed her residency and chief residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children in Virginia and performed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Dr. Ngo joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2011. Dr. Ngo’s academic interest and research revolves around medical education across all “generations” of medical training. In particular, she is interested in fostering mentor-mentee relationships and has mentored multiple medical students, residents, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows. Dr. Ngo has been recognized for her teaching and mentoring efforts by both the pediatric housestaff and medical students winning the Frederick J. Heldrich, MD Award and the Alexander J. “Buck” Schaffer Award in 2014 and inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society in 2019. She has been recognized nationally and received the Academic Pediatric Association Teaching Award in 2022. She has been inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence in 2022.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. more


  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • DO; Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004)


  • Pediatrics; Inova Fairfax Hospital (2008)


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
  • University of Houston (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Emergency Medicine) (2013)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2007)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Ngo TL, Yanek L, Caglar D, Bailey J, Roskind CG, Langhan M. Medical Knowledge Acquisition during a Pandemic: Pediatric Subspecialty In-Training Exam and Board Certification Passing. Academic Pediatrics. Online ahead of print May 2023. PMID 37245666.

Kane A, Tackett S, Ngo TL, Burkett GS, Wilson ME, Ryan LM, Klein B. Impact of an Emergency Department Saturation Tool on a Pediatric Hospital’s Capacity Management Policy. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2023 May. PMID: 37195644.

Starmer AJ, Spector ND, O’Toole JK, Bismilla Z, Calaman S, Campos ML, Coffey M, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Goldstein J, Graham DA, Hepps JH, Howell EE, Kuzma N, Maynard G, Melvin P, Patel SJ, Popa A, Rosenbluth G, Schnipper JL, Sectish TC, Srivastava R, West DC, Yu CE, Landrigan CP; I-PASS Study Group. Implementation of the I-PASS Handoff Program in Diverse Clinical Environments: A Multi-Center Prospective Effectiveness Implementation Study. J Hosp Med; 2022 Nov. PMID 36326255.

Tavarez MM, Baghdassarian A, Caglar D, Eckerle M, Fang A, Langhan M, McVety K, Nagler J, Ngo TL, Rose JA, Roskind CG, Turcotte Benedict F. A Call to Action for Standardizing Letters of Recommendation. J Grad Med Educ 2022; 14(6): 642-646. PMID 36591418.

Vidal C, Ngo TL, Wilcox H, Hammond CJ, Campo JV, O’Donnell E, Ryan LM. Racial Differences in Emergency Department Visit Characteristics and Management of Preadolescents at Risk of Suicide. Psychiatric Services; 2022 Sept. PMID 36164772. 

Activities & Honors


  • Emergi-Quiz Winner, Best Case Presentation, AAP Section of Emergency Medicine, 2010
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, National Osteopathic Medical Honor Society, 2002 - 2004
  • The Frederick J. Heldrich, MD Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • The Alexander J. “Buck” Schaffer Award, 2014
  • Distinguished Teaching Society, 2019
  • Academic Pediatric Association Teaching Award for Junior Faculty, Academic Pediatric Association, 2022


  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Emergency Medicine, 2004
  • Academic Pediatric Association, 2011
  • Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, 2022


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  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • United (Commercial)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Florida Medicaid

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