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Cardiology (Heart Care), Transplant | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


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 HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese