Nguyen Treats His School Alma Mater, Cy-Fair ISD, Principal

Heart patient Maria Mamaux and her surgeon Tom Nguyen, MD, are both big on the Cypress-Fairbanks-Independent School District. (Photo by Rob Cahill/UTHealth), via UTHealth News.

When Maria Mamaux mentioned during her consultation at UTPhysicians, that she was a Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District principal, an instant connection formulated with her surgeon Tom C. Nguyen, MD Associate Professor and Chief of Cardiac Surgery with McGovern Medical School Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, as he is a ’92 Cy-Fair ISD graduate himself.  In July, Maria was underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (bypass surgery) performed by Dr. Nguyen at Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute-Memorial City.

“Cy-Fair does an amazing job of educating students and they go on to do amazing things,” Mamaux says, as mentioned in the full article on UTHealth News.  Nguyen is clear example of the success and contribution to the community that comes from the local public school systems in the greater southeast region of Texas.

Read the full story by Rob Cahill on UTHealth News.