TriStar Centennial
April 13, 2018

TriStar Centennial Medical Center is proud to welcome Duc Q. Nguyen, MD to TriStar Medical Group Cardiovascular Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen is an expert in left ventricular assist devices (LVAD), heart transplantation, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy. He also specializes in the treatment of coronary artery disease, aortic disease, aneurysms and valvular heart disease.

“Dr. Nguyen brings more than ten years of experience to our cardiovascular team,” says Scott Cihak, President and CEO of TriStar Centennial Medical Center. “His expertise in LVAD and ECMO techniques will allow us to continue to provide the latest technology and best care to our patients.”

Prior to joining TriStar Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Nguyen worked as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Emory University School of Medicine where he was instrumental in the growth of the LVAD and heart transplantation program.

Dr. Nguyen earned his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and cardiothoracic surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta. He received his fellowship training in mechanical assist devices and heart and lung transplantation at the Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Nguyen, his wife and two children are looking forward to exploring Music City. In his spare time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys traveling, running and skiing.

Dr. Nguyen is now accepting new patients at TriStar Cardiovascular Surgery located at 2400 Patterson Street, Suite 307.

For more information call (615) 342-5900 or visit The Frist Clinic.