Dr. Thai-Van Nguyen
Dr. Thai-Van Nguyen, a board-certified gastroenterologist since 1997, joined Gastroenterology Consultants in 2006. Dr. Nguyen's primary medical focus are gastrointestinal concerns and colon cancer screening. She has extensive experience in performing endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures. She also specializes in liver diseases, including hepatitis. Dr. Nguyen received her undergraduate degree in Biology Sciences with cum laude from the University of California in Irvine, California, and her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then her fellowship in Gastroenterology/ Hepatology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Nguyen currently holds membership with the American Gastroenterology Associations, the American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy, and the Southern California Gastroenterology Society.
As for her personal life, she was born in Vietnam and has been in the United States since 1975. She and her husband, Nicholas, have two girls. The family enjoys living in sunny Seal Beach and very much enjoy traveling, swimming, jogging, tennis and skiing. Dr. Thai-Van Nguyen also dedicates her time volunteering with the Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation over the last 11 years and is currently the Chairperson for the organization. From her community work, she has been named Women who Make a Difference by State Secretary Lou Correa in 2013.