Dr. Huy T. T. Nguyen, DO, FACOS

Dr. Huy T. T. Nguyen

Dr. Huy T.T. Nguyen has established himself as a premier surgeon, with expertise in standard and minimally invasive surgery. Since 1997, Dr. Huy Nguyen has seen and treated over 20,000 patients and has averaged 700 surgeries per year.

As part of his vast experience practicing at Advanced Surgical Associates in San Jose, California, Dr. Huy Nguyen has developed minimally invasive surgeries to treat: a variety of cancers, endocrine system disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon and biliary tract disorders, and hernias and adhesions causing abdominal pain. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Additionally, he performs head and neck surgery, including surgery for thyroid and parathyroid diseases.

Dr. Huy Nguyen grew up in Orange County, California. He received his Bachelor of Sciences at Saint Ambrose University in Iowa. He went on to the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992. He then specialized in general and advanced laparoscopic surgery in New York City at the Peninsula Hospital Center.

Dr Huy  T.T. Nguyen is also adjunct clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Nguyen is board certified in general surgery and a fellow of the College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the College of International Surgeons. He taught surgery at the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the western regional trainer for advanced laparoscopic abdominal wall hernia repair in the United States. He is also a pioneer in advanced laparoscopic surgery and has trained surgeons in his native country of Vietnam.

Dr. Huy T.T. Nguyen has many firsts in his name for surgeries
  • First surgeon to perform Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for gall bladder removal. 
  • First surgeon to perform Single incision laparoscopic colon resection

Dr Nguyen is  founder of Advanced Surgical Associates and founder of Sports Medicine Institute of America.


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