Dr. Keoni Nguyen served as a Surface Air Rescue Swimmer for the United States Navy for nearly eight years before he pursued his career in medicine. Dr. Nguyen received his undergraduate degree with Magna cum Laude at the University of South Florida. During his medical education at the Kansas City University of Medicines & Bioscience, he served as Class President.
Dr. Nguyen completed his Internship at Michigan State University. He then completed his first year of dermatology residency at Ohio University. After Dr. Nguyen successfully completed his first year of dermatology residency, he developed a high-fidelity cutaneous surgical training model and received a U.S. patent. Over the five-year period, he started a manufacturing company, Dermsurg Scientific, to produce the surgical models in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Nguyen's contribution to the field of dermatology with his surgical model has helped the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery conduct "Hands-on" surgical workshops for dermatology residents and dermatologist nationally.
After Dr. Nguyen sold Dermsurg Scientific, he returned to academia and completed his last two years of dermatology residency at Tri-County Dermatology of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Nguyen has published many scientific manuscripts in peer-review journals and has lectured at nationally and internationally conferences in the field of surgical dermatology. Dr. Nguyen is passionate in teaching medical students and residents in surgical dermatology. Since 2012, he has been conducting a "Hands-on" surgical workshop in Pisa, Italy and Melbourne, Australia.