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Anthony V. Nguyen, MD

EDUCATION
After graduating summa cum laude in biology in 1997, Anthony V. Nguyen, MD, received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine in 2001. He received internal medicine training at UCI Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Long Beach VA Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the NCI-designated UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. During his fellowship, he received training in Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation at UCLA Medical Center.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Aerodigestive Tumors, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Integrative Oncology, Benign and Malignant Hematology

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Nguyen is a medical oncologist and hematologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers and currently sits on the marketing committee for the practice. He is actively involved in research and has served as co-investigator in multiple clinical trials. He authored one of the earliest Phase I clinical trials examining the effects of Resveratrol and grape powder on colorectal cancer patients further stimulating his interest in integrative oncology.

To foster the minds of future medical professionals, Dr. Nguyen serves as Clinical Assistant Professor and mentor for the Medical Student Research Program at UNLV School of Medicine.

Prior to joining the practice in 2007, he worked at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and was awarded the Amgen Fellowship for translational cancer research. There, he was actively involved in both basic science and clinical research.

Dr. Nguyen was recognized as Top Doctor by Greenspun Media Group, Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine, Rising Stars of Business by Las Vegas Business Press, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry as well as On-Time Physician Award, Compassionate Doctor Award, Patients’ Choice Award and Top 10 Doctor by Vitals.

PERSONAL
Dr. Nguyen and his wife, a practicing Optometrist in Henderson, have three children. Growing up in Southern California, he enjoys surfing and most ocean activities. He is an avid marine aquarist.

BOARD CERTIFIED
Medical Oncology
Hematology

PUBLICATIONS
Nguyen, Results of a Phase I Pilot Clinical Trial Examining the Effect of Plant-derived Resveratrol and Grape Powder on Wnt Pathway Target Gene Expression in Colonic Mucosa and Colon Cancer V., Micaela Martinez, Michael J. Stamos, Mary P. Moyer, Kestutis Planutis, Christopher Hope, and Randall F. Holcombe. “Results of a Phase I Pilot Clinical Trial Examining the Effect of Plant-derived Resveratrol and Grape Powder on Wnt Pathway Target Gene Expression in Colonic Mucosa and Colon Cancer.” Cancer Management and Research 2009 (2009): 25-37.  Read more.

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