Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D.
Primary Care Internist
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
UTMB - Clinics
Multispecialty Center Victory Lakes 2660 Gulf Frwy, Suite 6
League City, TX 77573-1395
General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
|Degree/Training Completed||Year||Name & Location|
|M.D.||2003||University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX|
|Internship & Residency||2006||University of Texas Medical Branch|
Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D. is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. His family has been in Galveston since the early 1980's. His educational background includes BS degrees in Biology and Psychology at the University of Houston. He also has research and postgraduate studies in Molecular Biology. From there, he attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. There, he did research in familial hypercholesteremia. Returning to Galveston, he finished his training at UTMB. He joined the faculty group initially as a hospitalist and teaching physician. He later transitioned fulltime to the outpatient clinical setting.
- Preventative medicine
- Control of Hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes
- Treatment of heart disease
- General Primary Care
The UTMB Center for Global Health Education (CGHE) is dedicated to the training of tomorrow's global health work force to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Check out their website for more information on the global health programs and education going on in our department.
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.