About Dr. Nguyen

Khuong Van Nguyen, MD, MS, MSME, FACS was awarded his degree in medicine in 1992 from The University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine, Memphis. Before that, he obtained two Master's Degrees: one from The University of Michigan in Mechanical Engineering, Ann Arbor in 1984 and one in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1982. His Bachelor of Science Degree was in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1979. Dr. Nguyen did a residency in general surgery at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee from 1992 to 1994. He also completed a residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Tennessee, Memphis from 1994 to 1998.

Before entering into medical school, Dr. Nguyen was a Lead Engineer in research and development of thermoplastic and liquid crystal polymers for E.I. DuPont de Nemours Company for four years. He also worked as a Process Design Engineer for M.W. Kellogg, an engineering consulting company for two years.

His Board Certification is Diplomat American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2001 which includes General Otolaryngology, Otology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, and Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners in 1993. He has licensures with the Tennessee and Georgia Board of Medical Examiners from 1993 to the present. Dr. Nguyen has been in private practice at Kelina Medical Center for Asian Cosmetic and Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery from 1998 to the present. He was Chairman for the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic Surgery at Health South Surgery Center in Atlanta Georgia from 2001-2007. Dr. Nguyen also has been appointed to clinical faculty for the Department of Otolaryngology, Head, Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Tennessee since 2001.

Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include: Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen has presented many papers to professional organizations such as American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southeastern Surgical Congress, and Memphis Surgical Society. His worked has also been published in the American Surgeon Journal and the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology.