SCOTT NGUYEN, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

 

Dr. Nguyen was raised in the San Francisco bay area. He graduated from UCLA and UC Davis. He completed his General Surgery Residency and Fellowship training in Laparoscopic Surgery / Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mount Sinai and has been in New York since 2001.

 

Dr. Nguyen's interests are in minimally invasive operations for abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders. He has published in all aspects of surgery including laparoscopic surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, surgical weight loss, abdominal hernias, and intestinal and colorectal malignancies. In addition, surgical education is a primary interest as he is the associate director of the department's Surgical Simulation and Education Center. He also directs the Surgery Residency's Surgical Skills Training Course. He is also a physician leader for Mount Sinai's Electronic Medical Record Implementation.

Clinical Interests 

 

 

Laparoscopic Surgery

Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

Gallbladder Surgery

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Antireflux Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication)

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

 

Morbid Obesity

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

Diverticular Disease

Colon Cancer

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gallbladder Disorders

Stomach / Gastric Cancer

Achalasia

Education and Training 

College

University of California, Los Angeles

 

Medical School

University of California, Davis

 

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center.  

New York, NY

 

Fellowship

Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Honors and Awards 

2017 New York Magazine Best Doctors

2016 New York Magazine Best Doctors

2015-17 Castle Connelly Best Doctors in America

2013 Faculty Council Award

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

2010 Medical Student Teaching Award, Surgery

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

2008 Young Investigators Award

World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery

 

2008 3rd Place Best Fellow Presentation, SAGES

 

2007 Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

 

2006-8 Posters of Distinction, Annual Meetings, SAGES

 

2006 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Honorable Mention

 

2005 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

 

2001 UC Davis Mortin Levitt Research Award

 

1997 UC Davis Predoctoral Research Fellowship

 

1996 UCLA Phi Beta Kappa

 

1996 UCLA Department of Biochemistry Highest Honors