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Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, M.D.
Languages: English, English, Vietnamese
Expertise: Cerebrovascular Diseases, Endovascular Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Vascular Surgery
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.
Departments / Divisions
- Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
- MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2001)
- University of Maryland Medical Center / General Surgery (2009)
- University of Maryland Medical Center / Vascular Surgery (2011)
- American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2010)
- American Board of Surgery / Vascular Surgery (2012)
Research & Publications
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 PublicationsView all on Pubmed
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, O'Neill 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
- American College of Surgeons
- 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)