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Cardiology (Heart Care), Transplant | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Ann Nguyen, MD, specializes in advanced heart failure. Dr. Nguyen provides comprehensive care for patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), mechanical circulatory support and heart transplants.

As a physician-scientist, Dr. Nguyen investigates metabolic dysfunction that occurs as a heart fails, alterations in the microbiome in patients with advanced heart failure and the effect of diet and nutrition has on the progression of heart failure. Her research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Journal of Cardiac Failure, Journal of American Cardiology: Heart Failure and Journal of the American Heart Association.

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Transplant Cardiology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese