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Tom C. Nguyen

Tom C. Nguyen, M.D.

University of Texas Houston - Memorial Hermann
6400 Fannin, Suite 2850
Houston, TX  77030
United States
713-512-7200 (fax)
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Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Surgery - University of Texas Houston
Director of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Associate Program Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
CTSNet Resident Editor (2008-2012)
TSRA President (2012-2013)
RRC/ACGME for Thoracic Surgery (2009-2012)
ACC Surgeons Council
AATS Abstract Committee 2013
ISMICS Program Committee 2014
ACC Championing Aortic Stenosis 2013
ACC Early Career Leadership Council 2013
AATS Education Committee, Resident Representative (2011-2012)
Super Doctors - Texas Monthly 2015
Houston Business Journal Top 40 under 40


Mitral Valve Repair
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Structural Heart Disease
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Education



o  Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
o  Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR)
o  Mitral valve disease
o  Surgical Simulation and Education
o  Left ventricular volume overload
o  Ischemic mitral regurgitation
o  Left ventricular and cardiac mechanics, bioenergetics, physiology, and pathophysiology
o  Passive ventricular constraint for heart failure
o  Transmural left ventricular cardiac and sheet strains, thickening, myolaminar fiber-sheet mechanics 


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (MD)
Emory University Structural Heart/TAVR Advanced Fellowship
Rice University (B.A)
Columbia Presbyterian Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
Stanford Cardiac Surgery Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stanford University General Surgery Residency