Dr. Anthony Nguyen, MD

Dr. Anthony Nguyen, MD

Medical Oncology | Male | 41 years old

EDUCATION After graduating summa cum laude in biology in 1997, Dr. Nguyen received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine in 2001. He received internal medicine training at UCI Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Long Beach VA Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. During his fellowship, he received training in Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation at UCLA Medical Center. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Aerodigestive Tumors, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Integrative Oncology, Hematology EXPERIENCE While at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, Irvine, he was awarded the Amgen Fellowship for translation cancer research. There, he was actively involved in both basic science and clinical research. He has served as a co-investigator in multiple clinical trials and has authored/co-authored peer reviewed articles and abstracts. He authored one of the earliest Phase I clinical trials examining the effects of Resveratrol and grape powder on colorectal cancer patients further stimulating his interest in integrative oncology. Dr. Nguyen joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in 2007. He currently serves on the editorial advisory board for multiple journals including: Oncology & Biotech News, Onc Live, and Contemporary Oncology. Dr. Nguyen was recognized as a Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was recently named Top 40 Under 40 by Vegas, Inc. PERSONAL Dr. Nguyen and his wife, a practicing Optometrist in Henderson, have two children. Growing up in Southern California, he enjoys most ocean sports, especially body boarding and surfing. Here at home in Henderson, he enjoys hiking and saltwater aquariums. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology Hematology MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Clark County Medical SocietyRead more

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I want my treatment to include the most modern, state of the art, and personalized techniques in medicine and surgery. I like to be educated in all of my options whether they are an integrative medicine approach versus clinical protocols versus other options offered at outside oncology centers. I want to treat my patients with compassion and sincerity. Most importantly, I want to communicate clearly so that I could make the best decision for my patients.Read more

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Dr. Nguyen made me feel so comfortable during our visits and he made sure I thoroughly understood my plan of treatment and expected outcomes. He has a terrific attitude and is a genius. I Highly Recommend him. The Staff in his office are all so polite and cheerful, always smiling and the office is very well organized as well. Thank You all,,,Dr. Nguyen and the whole staff for making my experience at your office a nice one. Sincerely, Debra Einerwold
Henderson |
He is amazing and if not for him they would never have been able to diagnose my lupus.
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EDUCATION

After graduating summa cum laude in biology in 1997, Dr. Nguyen received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine in 2001. He received internal medicine training at UCI Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Long Beach VA Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. During his fellowship, he received training in Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation at UCLA Medical Center.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Aerodigestive Tumors, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Integrative Oncology, Hematology

EXPERIENCE

While at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, Irvine, he was awarded the Amgen Fellowship for translation cancer research. There, he was actively involved in both basic science and clinical research. He has served as a co-investigator in multiple clinical trials and has authored/co-authored peer reviewed articles and abstracts. He authored one of the earliest Phase I clinical trials examining the effects of Resveratrol and grape powder on colorectal cancer patients further stimulating his interest in integrative oncology. Dr. Nguyen joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in 2007. He currently serves on the editorial advisory board for multiple journals including: Oncology & Biotech News, Onc Live, and Contemporary Oncology. Dr. Nguyen was recognized as a Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was recently named Top 40 Under 40 by Vegas, Inc.

PERSONAL

Dr. Nguyen and his wife, a practicing Optometrist in Henderson, have two children. Growing up in Southern California, he enjoys most ocean sports, especially body boarding and surfing. Here at home in Henderson, he enjoys hiking and saltwater aquariums.

BOARD CERTIFIED

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Clark County Medical Society

Dr. Nguyen's Care Philosophy

I want my treatment to include the most modern, state of the art, and personalized techniques in medicine and surgery. I like to be educated in all of my options whether they are an integrative medicine approach versus clinical protocols versus other options offered at outside oncology centers. I want to treat my patients with compassion and sincerity. Most importantly, I want to communicate clearly so that I could make the best decision for my patients.

Dr. Nguyen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Medical Oncology
  •  Board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Irvine

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment