St. Lucie

Gastrointestinal Diseases, PL

Dr. Khiem Nguyen

  • Work : 772-337-2001

Khiem Nguyen, MD


EDUCATION
  • ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Gastroenterology Fellow, July 2000-June 2003

  • LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL, Allentown, PA

    Internal Medicine Resident, July 1997-June 2000

  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Staten Island, NY

    First Year (Categorical) Surgical Resident, June 1996-June 1997

  • EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL,Norfolk, VA.

    M.D., May 1996

  • UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES, F. HEBERT

    EDWARD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE,Bethesda, MD.

    September 1989- September 1993

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY,Fairfax, VA.

    Graduate studies in Electron Microscopy and Virology, September 1987- May 1988

  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA,Charlottesville, VA

    B.A. in Biology, May 1987

Khiem Nguyen
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Actively Practicing Gastroenterologist (July 2003- Present)

Specialized in therapeutic endoscopies, including ERCP, biliary-pancreatic and enteral stent

St. Lucie Medical Center, Port St. Lucie, FL

St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, PA

Reading Hospital, Reading, PA

Assistant Administrator, Second Lieutenant (2LT)

(Sept 93-June 94)

Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Independently supervised the daily functions of the physicians and enlisted personnel.

Effectively managed a $1.8 M budget

Efficiently coordinated the purchase and maintenance of medical equipment

Clinical Research Associate (May 88-Sept 89)

Gastroenterology Fellow, July 2000-June 2003

National Clinical Research Center, Arlington, VA.

Proficiently conducted clinical research trials of new medications.

Medical Platoon Leader, (2LT) (Fall 87-June 89)

Gastroenterology Fellow, July 2000-June 2003

Virginia Army National Guard, Winchester,VA.

Trained medics in their medical proficiency

Coordinated medical support to an Infantry Battalion of 200 members

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

American College of Gastroenterology 67th Annual Scientific Meeting (October 2002)

Abstract accepted and presented. Gastric Variceal Bleed and The Wandering Spleen. Nguyen K., Agrawal R., Babich M. Thomas A., Patel S., Gulati S. and Dhawan M.

(August 2001- Present)

Comparison of PEG Interferon alfa-2b plus Ribavirin given as a fixed dose or on a weight optimized basis for treatment of chronic Hepatitis C in a naive Hepatitis C adult subjects. Nguyen K MD, Dhawan M, and Agrawal R.

Clinical Research (August 2001- Present)

Nguyen K, Brodmerkel G, Kulkarni A, Hereditary Pancreatitis and Post-ERCP Pancreatitis

Clinical Research (1996)

A retrospective study and assessment of the predisposing factors for steal-syndrome in all of the patients receiving an arterio-venous graft for hemodialysis in a period of 5 years.

American College of Gastroenterology 66th Annual Scientific Meeting (October 2001)

Abstract accepted and presented. Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction due to Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy. Nguyen K, Castillo R, and Agrawal R.

(August 2001- Present)

Ehrlich G, Nguyen K,Et Al., Hereditary Juvenile Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Clinical Research (April 1999)

A prospective study of the compliancy and knowledge for Colorectal Cancer Screening involving both the patient and physician population (in progress).

awards

Teacher of The Year for the intern class

St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, PA

June 2004

Junior Fellow Presentation

Pittsburgh Gut Club and Western PA Endoscopic Society

EVMS Alumni Scholarship

1995

Outstanding Military Achievement Ribbon

1994

Senior Fellow Presentation

Pittsburgh Gut Club and Western PA Endoscopic Society

January 2002

The Lewis-Gale Foundation Academic Scholarship

1995

Operation Smile Representative to Vietnam

1994

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Active member

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Active member

Florida Gastro Intestinal Society and Florida Medical Association

The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Active member

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