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Quan Nguyen, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director

Dr. Nguyen
Quan Nguyen, M.D., Residency Program Director

Professional Education

Degree Institution Field of Study Graduation Year
M.D. Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Medicine 2008
Internship Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA Internal Medicine


Residency State University of New York, Downstate, Brooklyn, NY Radiology 2009-2013
Fellowship University of Florida, FloridaBreast Imaging, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Breast Imaging 2013-2014

Dr. Quan Nguyen attended medical school at the Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He completed his residency at State University of New York, Downstate in Brooklyn, NY, and a breast imaging fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Dr. Nguyen is a radiologist with sub specialization in breast imaging interested in the early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

Specialties and Interests


Breast Imaging
3D Mammogram Tomosynthesis, Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Breast MRI


Radiology - American Board of Radiology

Membership in Scientific Societies/Professional Organizations:
Radiology - American Board of Radiology
American College of Radiology (ACR)
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
The Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)


1. Shannon Daughtry. Women should begin mammogram screenings at 40, local experts say. Galveston County Daily News. March 8, 2016. http://www.utmb.edu/newsroom/article10967.aspx.

2. Herrmann, S., Robinson, A., Nguyen, Q. Lupus: The Great Pretender, Breast Manifestations of SLE. (2015) Intl J Cancer Oncol 2(3): 1-3.

3. Nguyen QD. Tomosynthesis: 3D Mammogram Will Change Breast Cancer Screenings. The Daily News (Texas). October 2015.

4. Lang EK, Allaei A, Abbey-Mensah G, Zinn H, Walsh J, Derbes A, Bizzell C, Scalfani T, Nguyen Q, Raissi D. Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy: results and analysis of factors contributing to complications. J La State Med Soc. 2013 Sep-Oct;165(5):254-9.

5. Lang EK, Smith M, Nguyen Q. Pseudoneoplastic mimics in an inactive bladder associated with ureteral strictures. Int Braz J Urol. 2013 Mar-Apr;39(2):286-7.

6. Lang EK, Zinn H, Nguyen QD, Anne R, Dunn E. Sigmoid colon ureteral fistula presenting with urosepsis. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Sep-Oct;38(5):701-3.

7. Lang EK, Nguyen QD, Smith MH, Zhang K. Microscopic hematuria and pelvic congestion syndrome in a patient with cirrhosis. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Jul;38(4):561-2.

8. Lang EK, Nguyen QD, Zhang K, Smith MH. Missed iatrogenic partial dysruption of the male urethra, caused by catheterization. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 May-Jun;38(3):426-7.

9. Lang EK, Hanano A, Rudman E, Thomas R, Myers L, Nguyen Q, Macchia RJ. The fate of small renal masses, less then 1 cm size: outcome study. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Jan;38(1):40-8.

10. Lang EK, Nguyen Q, Zhang K. Enhanced computed tomograms provide accurate assessment of local extension and stage of bladder carcinoma. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Jan;38(1):129-31.

11. Lang EK, Zhang K, Nguyen Q, Thorner D, Rudman E. The elusive renal cell carcinoma: reversal imaging of arterial phase to improve acuity. Int Braz J Urol. 2011 May-Jun;37(3):395-6.

12. Lang EK, Zhang K, Thorner D, Nguyen QD. Emphysematous cystitis as complication in chronic rejection of renal transplant. Int Braz J Urol. 2011 Jan-Feb;37(1):113-4.

13. Lang EK, Hanano A, Nguyen Q. Inferior vena cava tumor thrombus (renal cell carcinoma) extending into hepatic veins. J Urol. 2011 Apr;185(4):1475. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

14. Lang EK, Nguyen QD. Hematuria in a patient with persistent left cardinal vein crossing retroaortic to the right cardinal vein (inferior vena cava). Int Braz J Urol. 2010 Nov-Dec;36(6):759-60.

15. Lang EK, Rudman E, Hanano A, Nguyen Q. Cirrhosis with microscopic hematuria and pelvic congestion syndrome. Journal of Urology 2010 December;184(6):2537. Epub 2010 October 28.

16. Baucom, Catherine; Nguyen, Quan D.; Hidalgo, Marco1; Slakey, Douglas. Minimally Invasive Spigelian Hernia Repair. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Volume 13, Number 2, April - June 2009, pp. 263-268(6).

17. Gupta N, Nguyen Q, Palacios E, Palliyath S, Neitzschman H. Radiology Case of the Month: Acute Left Thigh Pain and Weakness. Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, Volume 159, May/June 2007.

UTMB's Department of Radiology is accredited by the American College of Radiology in: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. It is also recognized as a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging.

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