Dr. Anson Nguyen

Houston
Dr. Anson Nguyen

Dr. Anson Nguyen is a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon whose cosmetic surgical interests span from body contouring to breast augmentation to facial rejuvenation. Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in the greater Houston area. He attended the University of Texas and then graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch for medical school. Afterward, he completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Baylor Scott and White. Following that, he was selected for the prestigious fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, where he further refined his techniques in an extensive range of aesthetic surgeries and procedures. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Nguyen returned to Houston to partner with his father and provide an additional facet to the practice. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 

ANSON NGUYEN

WORK EXPERIENCE
Advanced Derm-Plastic, PA
Private multi-specialty group practice   (2019-Present)

Sigma Genosys Biotech, The Woodlands, TX
Internship    
Worked in lab under tutelage of bioengineer, optimizing PCR yield (January 2003)

EDUCATION
Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship    (2018-2019)

Baylor Scott and White
Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency    (2012-2018)

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Medical degree    (2008-2012)

University of Texas, Austin, TX
B.A. Biology    (2005-2008)
Graduated Magna Cum Laude 


AWARDS
Best Teaching Resident Award, Baylor Scott and White    (2018)

Resident Scholarship for Plastic Surgery Legislative Advocacy Summit    (2018)

ASERF Traveling Scholarship    (2018)

Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society    (January 2008 – present)

Distinguished Scholar Award, University of Texas    (January 2006 – January 2008)

Dean’s Honor Roll, every semester at University of Texas    (January 2005 – January 2008)                   

Graduated Valedictorian from high school    (January 2005)                                   

National Merit Scholar    (January 2005)


COMMITTEES
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Legislative Advocacy Committee    (January 2017 – present)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Continuing Education Committee    (January 2018 – present)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Curriculum Development Subcommittee    (January 2018 – January 2020)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Research Subcommittee    (January 2016 – January 2017)

Scott and White House Staff Quality Improvement Council    (January 2014 – January 2015)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Course Tutor, Dermatology, Hematology, and Muscle Course    (2011)
Selected to teach review sessions for required second-year medical course


University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Course Tutor, Great Syndromes Course    (2011)
Selected to teach review sessions for required second-year medical course

University of Texas, Austin, TX
Course Tutor, Calculus    (2006)
Selected to teach supplemental sessions for calculus


Kaplan Tutor
Course Tutor, SAT Prep    (2005)
Selected to teach review sessions SAT preparation


COMMUNITY SERVICE
Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day – Scott and White
Fundraising and promotion of breast reconstruction    (2014-2018)

Synergy End of Life Simulation Workshop - UTMB
Lecturer on synergy and team dynamics in patient care    (2011)

Volunteer, St. Vincent’s Clinic, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Medical volunteer for student-run health clinic providing free health service to underserved population of Galveston    (2008-2012)

D’Feet Breast Cancer Run
Volunteer    (2009-2011)

Galveston Science & Engineering Fair
Volunteer Judge    (2009-2010)

National Student Research Forum
Volunteer    (2009)

PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
A Serure, O Chaudhry, AV Nguyen, A Matarasso, R Gasgarth. “Fixed Point ‘A’ Technique Mastopexy.” ISAPS News. June 2019. 13 (2).

AV Nguyen, O Chaudhry, A Matarasso. “Facelift: Surgical Rejuvenation of the Aged Face.” ISAPS News. March 2019. 13 (1).

AV Nguyen, H Shin, M Saint-Cyr, CN Verheyden. “Blood Loss and Transfusion Rates in Microsurgical Head and Neck Reconstruction.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. (Accepted 2018)

JT Abraham, AV Nguyen, RA Weber. “Plastic Surgery Residency Applicant Trends and Comparison with other Surgical Specialties.” Annals of Plastic Surgery.  February 2018. 80(2) 164-170

AV Nguyen, S Wong, M Saint-Cyr. Transverse Upper Gracilis Flap. In M Hanasono, C Butler (Eds), Handbook of Flaps. CRC Press (In process)

AV Nguyen, Ho TQ, MX Czerwinski. “Safety of Outpatient Isolated Orbital Floor Fracture Repair.” Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.  October 2016. 27(7) 1686-1688

AV Nguyen, RC Mahabir. “An Update in Level of Evidence for Plastic Surgery Research.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. July 2016 4(7)

D Wu, AV Nguyen, RA Weber. “Chemodenervation of the Hand for Raynaud’s Syndrome (Video).” Plastic Surgery Education Network. 2014

AV Nguyen, RC Mahabir. “Review of ‘Aspirin in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery’” Plastic Surgery Education Network. 2014

NT Haddock, AV Nguyen, LG Phillips. “The Impact of Long-term Follow-up on Surgical outcomes in Patients with Pressure Sores.” (Submitted to Annals of Plastic Surgery 2011)

A Nguyen, AV Nguyen. “Porocarcinoma: a report of two cases and literature review.”  Cutis. 2014 vol93(1) 43-46

M. Shi, J.D. Kretlow, A. Nguyen, S. Young, L.S. Baggett, M.E. Wong, F.K. Kasper, and A.G. Mikos, “Antibiotic-Releasing Porous Polymethylmethacrylate Constructs for Osseous Space Maintenance and Infection Control.” Biomaterials, 2010 31, 4146-4156 

ABSTRACTS/PRESENTATIONS
AV Nguyen, S Levine.
A Comprehensive Approach to Hand Rejuvenation    (2019)
Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting 

O Chaudhry, AV Nguyen, C Thorne.
Lateral Subcutaneous Brow Lifting: A Personal Approach    (2019)
Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting 

AV Nguyen, H Shin, M Saint-Cyr, CN Verheyden.
Blood Loss and Transfusion Rates in Microsurgical Head and Neck Reconstruction    (2017)
Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting 

AV Nguyen, S Wong, CN Verheyden.
Comparison in Outcomes between Large vs Small Volume Breast Reduction
 Using the Superior-medial Pedicle Vertical Pattern    (2016)
Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting and the 
American Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting 

AV Nguyen, Ho TQ, MX Czerwinski. 
Safety of Outpatient Isolated Orbital Floor Fracture Repair    (2015)
Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting and Baylor Scott and White Annual Research Day

A. Nguyen, RC Mahabir
An Update in Level of Evidence for Plastic Surgery Research    (2014)
Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting and 
the American Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting 

Hawkins HK, Adler-Baugh K, Nguyen A, Huang T, Lee J, Herndon DN, McCauley RL 
Preliminary Report: Chronic Ulcerations and the Incidence of Squamous Cell 
Carcinoma in Burn Patients    (2012)
Presented at the American Burn Association 44th Annual Meeting

OTHER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Baylor Scott and White, Department of Surgery, Temple, TX 
Finger Replantation ANd amputation-CHallenges in assessing Impairment, 
Satisfaction and Effectiveness (FRANCHISE) Study    (2015)
PI: Robert Weber MD
Multi-center study

Baylor Scott and White, Department of Surgery, Temple, TX 
Antibiotic Overuse in the Surgical ICU    (2014)
PI: Justin Regner MD

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Expression of P53 in Cultured Epithelial Autografts and Skin Substitutes    (2011)
PI: Robert McCauley MD, Hal Hawkins MD
Examine biopsies of CEA and CSS for markers suggestive of conversion to cancer

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Effects of propranolol on hypertrophic scarring in burns patients    (2010)
PI: David Herndon MD, Celeste Finnerty PhD
Examined the effects of administration of propranolol and other agents to lower hypermetabolic state in burns patient and their long term outcomes

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Complications of Chronic Pelvic Pressure Sores – The Risk of Femoral head Necrosis and
Underlying Squamous Cell Carcinoma    (2010)
PI: Linda Phillips MD
Conducted a retrospective chart review analysis which examined comorbidities associated with chronic pressure sores

Rice University, Department of Biomedical Engineering; 
University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 
AFIRM (Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine) Project    (2009)
PI: Mark Wong MD DDS; Antonio Mikos PhD
Research tissue engineering focused on development of bone tissue. Specific goals of project were investigating incorporation of microspheres and other components into tissue spacer as well as developing drug delivery through tissue spacer

University of Texa, Austin, TX
Classification of Damselflies    (2007)
PI: John Abbott PhD

LANGUAGES
English – primary language
Vietnamese – speak fluently

MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery     (2019-Present)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Texas Medical Association

HOBBIES
Tennis, yoga, running, piano, digital arts and graphics, anything related to Star Wars