Angelica M Mendoza
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Structural Heart Disease, Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Education
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Nguyen specializes in complex adult cardiac, mitral repair, and minimally invasive surgery. He has extensive experience in TAVRs with over 600 implants, a new technology allowing heart valve replacements through small incisions without stopping the heart.
His research interests encompass TAVR, surgical simulation/education, and valvular heart disease with grants from the NIH, TSFRE, and AHA. Dr. Nguyen regularly presents at national/international meetings and has received numerous research and teaching awards. He was the past President of the TSRA, resident editor of CTSNet, and member of the ACGME/RRC. Additionally, he is the editor several surgical textbooks. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and volunteered as a surgeon in Africa (Asmara, Eritrea) for 6 weeks. Recently, he was a recipient of the Houston Business Journal's top 40 under 40 award.
Undergoing cardiac surgery can be a daunting, but Dr. Nguyen wants to assure patients his commitment to clinical excellence and patient care. His practice philosophy is compassion, patience, and availability. Contact him anytime and he will get back to you as soon as possible.