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Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine



Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D.

Michael Thanh Nguyen, M.D.
Assistant Professor
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
Phone: 832.505.2250
Fax: 281.337.0816

General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
4.174 JSA
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
Phone: 409.772.4182
Fax: 409.772.6507
Email: General.Medicine@utmb.edu

Education

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

Overview

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.

Clinical Interests

  • Preventative medicine
  • Control of Hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes
  • Treatment of heart disease
  • General Primary Care

»Pub Med Search

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
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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