Duy Nguyen, MD

My Specialties:

Thoracic Surgery, Board-certified, Fellowship Trained

My Areas of Focus:

Acid Reflux-Barrett's Esophagus, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, da Vinci Robotics Surgery, Dysphagia, Endoscopy, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Motility, Esophageal Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GERD, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pulmonary Disease, Robotic Surgery, Thoracic Malignancies, Thoracentesis, Tumors






Emanuel Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center

About Me:

Duy C. Nguyen, M.D. is a board certified general thoracic surgeon who joined Legacy Health in 2022. Prior to this, he was Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery at UT Health San Antonio where he performed the first robotic Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy, and robotic first rib resection in the region. He completed his cardiothoracic surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas under Dr. David Sugarbaker after a thoracic surgery fellowship was Brigham & Women's in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Nguyen has a special interest in robotic thoracic and foregut surgery where he treats lung nodules / cancer, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders (including GERD, hiatal / paraesophageal hernias, achalasia), mediastinal tumors, diaphragm paralysis, and thoracic outlet syndrome (arterial / venous / neurogenic).

Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Residency: George Washington University Medical Center
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Maryland at College Park
Training: AATS Robotic Thoracic Surgery Fellowship - 2020
Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Board Certified - 2021
Year I Started Practice: 2010
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Publication: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, UpToDate, Inc., European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, J Thorac Dis, Adult Chest Surgery, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

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