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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
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



Associate Professor Cardiovascular Surgery - University of Texas Houston
Director of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Associate Program Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
CTSNet Resident Editor (2008-2012)
CTSNet Adult Cardiac Editor (2014-present)
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
Benjy F. Brooks Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award 2017
Course Director for the STS University Minimally Invasive Valve 2018
STS Tech-Con - Program Committee

Other Interests

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  Complex mitral valve repair
o Minimally invasive valve surgery
o  Surgical Simulation and Education
o  Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
o  Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR)
o  Mitral valve disease
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 

Additional Educational Information

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