Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD

Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Texas Technical University in 2003 and specializes in nephrology.Read his story

6560 Fannin St Ste 2206

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nguyen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Nguyen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Nguyen received his Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with Honors, before receiving his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Nguyen continued his fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor, serving as Chief Fellow during his final year. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is also a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension. Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and a member of the American Transplant Society. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Houston Methodist Hospital, where he sits on and chairs a number of committees. He is one of two transplant nephrologists for Houston Methodist Hospital here at Nephrology, PA and is the medical director of DaVita Galleria Dialysis Unit. Dr. Nguyen was honored as a Top Doctor in 2013 and 2014 in Houstonia magazine and has recently been named as a Rising Star in Texas for Super Doctors. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "To give our patients the highest quality of care and, at the same time, ensure individual personal attention to their physical and spiritual needs. We are here to provide excellent professional services aiming to maintain privacy, confidentiality and strongly focusing on personal care, promoting comfort and understanding for those we serve."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Transplant Rejection
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Texas Technical University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nguyen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Nguyen Says:

Houstonia Top Doctor:

  • 2014
  • 2013



Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Nguyen is patient, understanding and knowledgeable man. He takes the time to answer any and all questions I may have, no matter how ridiculous they may be. I am thrilled to have him as my transplant nephrologist.
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In the 17 years leading up to and following my transplant, I have had numerous Doctors care for me. Dr. Nguyen is certainly among the very best in his field. I feel very secure under his and his associates care. It seems I have numerous opportunities for their support and they have always been...more
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