Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD

Hepatologist, Transplant hepatologist


Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and, by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health

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Biography


Dr. Nguyen is Professor of Medicine, a Stanford Cancer Institute member and specializes in the treatment and prevention of primary liver cancer such as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Dr. Nguyen is also a Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health by courtesy at Stanford. Her clinical and research focus has been liver cancer for the past twenty-plus years. She is a frequent lecturer for the management and prevention of liver cancer for care providers and researchers at national and international conferences. She has published several key research papers to inform clinicians of the care and treatment of patients with liver cancer.

Dr. Nguyen’s clinical and research focus also include patients with liver tumors, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD/NASH). Her goal is to prevent disease progression and to promote early detection of liver tumors and treatment of complications from chronic liver diseases and liver cancer. She has extensive experience in performing clinical trials on liver cancer, fatty liver, cirrhosis, and viral hepatitis. She has lead several multi-center US and international studies.

Dr. Nguyen is clinically active, seeing patients three full days a week, with a large and comprehensive practice of general liver, liver cancer, and transplant patients at Stanford University Medical Center, as well as weekly outreach clinics in the San Jose area.

Dr. Nguyen is Director of the Hepatology Fellowship Program in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Liver Transplant Program. In addition, she is Director of the Hepatology Fellowship and Clerkship, a member of Stanford Bio-X, and Stanford Population Science, a member of the Appointments and Promotions Committee and a Diversity LENS Advocate for the Department of Medicine, assisting in the promotion of equity and diversity in the professoriate search process.

Dr. Nguyen has mentored over 150 trainees of diverse racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds and levels of training. Her research lab includes trainees who are high school students, undergraduate students, medical students, graduate students in the Master’s in Epidemiology or Public Health, PhD students in epidemiology, clinical interns and residents, clinical gastroenterology and hepatology fellows, postdoctoral research fellows, early and mid-career faculty, and international visiting scholars. She also serves as Pre-Major Academic Advisor for the undergraduate school. Her mentees are from Stanford as well as other institutions in the US and overseas.

Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (EASL), and the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Liver (APASL).

Dr. Nguyen is active in national and international professional society service and community outreach efforts locally, including service as an executive board of director for nonprofit organizations. She is very active in AASLD, having served as Chair of the Hepatitis B Special Interest Group and in the Education and Hepatology Associate Committees, as member of the Steering Committee for the Hepatobiliary Neoplasia and Hepatitis B Special Interest Group, and as a member of the Practice Guideline Committee. She is a member of the Research Award Panel for the AGA, and a member of the Practice Management Committee for the ACG, and Officer of the Global Governing Council of the International Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (IASL).

Dr. Nguyen has served in the editorial and advisory boards for several journals, including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Lancet GI Hepatology, and as ad hoc reviewer for over thirty scientific journals including JAMA and AIM.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Residency: UCSD Medical Center (1995) CA
  • Medical Education: University of California San Diego School of Medicine (1992) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (2002)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2002) CA
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (2018)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology (2010)
  • B.S., University of California, Irvine, Biological Sciences (1988)
  • M.D., Univ. of California, San Diego, Medicine (1992)
  • M.A.S., Univ. of Calif., San Francisco, Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research (2004)

Honors & Awards
  • 2015 Divisional Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA (2015 Dec)
  • Advanced Hepatology Research Fellow Award, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2001)
  • Chief Fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University Medical Center (2002)
  • Chief Resident, University of California, San Diego Medical Center (1996)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (1996)
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of California, Irvine (1988)
  • Pacific Free Clinic Physician Service Award, Cardinal Free Clinics, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013 April)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Irvine (1985)
  • Senior Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Center for Innovation in Global Helath, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (2015 Oct)
  • Stanford Asian American Faculty Awards, The Asian American Activities Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (2015 May)
  • The Franklin Edbaugh Advising Award for Faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013 May)
  • The Professor Mindie H. Nguyen Award for Excellent Clinical Research by Young Investigators, The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2020-2031)

Administrative Appointments
  • Abstract review member for the Hepatitis B : Epidemiology/Prevention/Control review group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2011 - 2016)
  • Chair, Abstract Review Committee, Liver and Biliary Carcinoma (Treatment, Diagnosis, Nat Hx), Digestive Disease Week (American Gastroenterological Association) (2022 - Present)
  • Chair, Global Outreach Subcommittee, Hepatitis B Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) (2018 - Present)
  • Chair, Hepatitis B SIG, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) (2019 - 2020)
  • CIGH Faculty Fellow, Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH), Stanford University (2015 - Present)
  • Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, AASLD (2019 - Present)
  • Committee Chair, Abstract Review for Chronic Hepatitis B, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2013 - 2019)
  • Director of Clinical Research, Pacific Health Foundation (2004 - Present)
  • Director of Continuing Medical Education, Pacific Health Foundation (2005 - 2012)
  • Director of Hepatology Clerkship, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • Director of Hepatology Fellowship, http://med.stanford.edu/gastrohepfellows/, Stanford University Medical Center (2014 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, Digestive Diseases and Sciences (2008 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, Gastroenterology (2011 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, Hepatology (2017 - 2019)
  • Education Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2013 - 2016)
  • Executive Board of Director, Asian Health Foundation (2013 - Present)
  • Faculty Search Diversity Advisor, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2019 - Present)
  • Governing Council and Treasurer, International Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (IASL) (2019 - Present)
  • Hepatology Associates Committee , MD Liaison, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2013 - 2016)
  • International Advisory Board, Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2018 - Present)
  • International Editorial Board, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2018 - Present)
  • Liver Section Editor, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (2013 - Present)
  • Medical Advisory Board, American Liver Foundation (2013 - Present)
  • Practice Management Committee, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) (2019 - Present)
  • Professoriate Appointments and Promotions Committee (DoM A&P Committee), Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2018 - Present)
  • Research Award Panel, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) (2019 - 2021)
  • Steering Committee, HBV Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2015 - Present)
  • Steering Committee, Hepatobiliary Neoplasia Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2014 - 2016)
  • Training and Workforce Committee, Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2002 - 2004)
  • Vice-Chair, Hepatitis B SIG, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) (2018 - 2019)

Publications

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Practice Locations


Liver Transplant Program in San Jose, O'Connor Drive San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

231 O'Connor Drive

San Jose , CA 95128

(650) 725-1988

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Liver Transplant Program in San Jose, Jose Figueres Avenue San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

200 Jose Figueres Avenue, Suite 255

San Jose , CA 95116

(650) 725-1988

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Liver (Hepatology) Clinic in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 498-7999

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Digestive Health Center in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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Patient Ratings

(49 Ratings)

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Patient Reviews

(65 reviews)

She is very approachable, explains things clearly, and is sympathetic. Made me feel very comfortable.
I live in Las Vegas. You’ve been treating my medical problems for over a decade.. That means I’m a “ happy patients.â€
Dr. Mindie Nyguyen is an exceptional doctor - thorough and attentive to patient concerns. I would highly recommend her.
Outstanding communicator and knowledgeable physician. I rate her as outstanding period
Highly recommend.
Dr. Nguyen knows what she is doing well. I am better ever since I saw her. She is a good doctor!
Doctor Mindie Nguyen is a very professional and experienced Doctor. She’s kind and cares for your situation.
She us wonderful.
The doctor was very attentive & very kind.
Dr. Nguyen & her PA are excellent!
my doctor very good.
I really enjoyed this visit with Dr. Nguyen, who is hands down one of the best doctors I've ever seen.
Dr. Mindie & staff are the best!
Love Dr. Mindie Nguyen!!!
Very good.
good
I would recommend Stanford to anyone who had serious medical problems.
Dr. Mindie Nguyen is the best!
One of the best care providers EVER!!
Dr Nguyen is a great doctor and I have full confidence in her
Dr. Mindie Nguyen is very kind, compassionate and thorough!
My visit the nurse prac. was very good.
Good.
Good.
Good.
Provider knowledgeable; very thorough; asked many questions.
Good.
Great service.
It would be nice if care provider took a little time to explain in detail my test results. "Everything is fine & the same as last test results" somehow doesn't make me feel reassured.
Stanford is awesome. Dr. Mindie Nguyen is an angel in disguise!
Dr.Mindie Nguyen is the best doctor
I am honored by having this extraordinary doctor Nguyn care for my health through treatment and recovery. Stanford is fortunate to have such a wonderful asset.
Good service.
Dr. Mindie is my hero -
Very good.
good
Friendliness. Very kind. Recommended to other.
Good.
Good.
The doctor is excellent. the blood lab is understaffed.
Good.
very knowledgeable doctor. hope participate on future research work with her
Good.
Dr. Nyguen is awesome. As are her clinical coordinators.
Good.
She is a good listener, also she explain clearly the plan she will do with me.
Dr. Nguyen was great!! Same caliber as Dr. Ayoub who is no longer with you.
I fill very comfortable and confident
Best experience.
Dr. Mindie Nguyen is a SAINT!!
Perhaps it is that my health condition is in excellent shape. Hence, my doctor does not really show much of concern on my Hep-B test results.
Very Good
Excellent
Great, knowledgeable, compassionate doctor!
our care provider that day is the absolute BEST!!! We have complete confidence in her.
Excellent
Dr. Nyugen is extremely knowledgeable and easy to converse with
Very good!
I have been a patient with Dr. Nguyen for a very long time. She has always made me feel that I was being cared for with the utmost ability. I would recommend her to anybody -
Good.
Mindy has been my doctor for a long time. She has been concerned in the best way possible about me in categories of my health.
Dr. Nguyen is superb! Very social - Enjoy talking with her during visits.
Good - doctor to have, to keep.
I liked the fact that she printed out all the instructions.
Good.

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