Scott Q Nguyen, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Surgery
Dr. Nguyen was born in Vietnam and grew up 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.
American Board of Surgery
MD, University of California, Davis
Residency, Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital
Young Investigators Award
Mount Sinai School Medicine Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Honorable Mention
Posters of Distinction
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Mortin Levitt Research Award
Predoctoral Research and Enrichment Fellowship
UCLA Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society
UCLA Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry Highest Honors
Nguyen SQ, Divino CM. Surgical Residents as Medical Student Mentors. American Journal of Surgery 2007; 193: 90-93.
Nguyen SQ, Angel LP, Divino CM, Schluender S, Warner RR. Surgery in Malignant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007; 96: 397-403.
Nguyen SQ, Divino CM, Wang JL, Dikman SH. Laparoscopic management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. Surgical Endoscopy 2006; 20: 713-716.
Ghiassi S, Nguyen SQ, Divino CM, E. Internal Hernias: Clinical findings, management, and outcomes in 49 non-bariatric cases. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2007; 11: 291-295.
Greenstein AJ, Nguyen SQ, Berlin A, Corona J, Lee J, Wong E, Factor SH, Divino CM. Pneumatosis Intestinalis in Adults: Surgical Indications and Risk Factors for Mortality. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2007; 11: 1268-1274.
Nguyen SQ, Buch K, Divino CM, E. Postoperative Pain after Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. A prospective comparison of fixation methods: sutures vs. tacks. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2008; 12: 113-116.
Nguyen SQ, Teitlebaum E, Sabnis AA, E. Laparoscopic surgery for Crohn's Disease: An experience with 335 cases [review]. Surgical Endoscopy;.
Nguyen SQ, Tabrizian P, Sabnis A, E. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy versus adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity. Perioperative and short-term outcomes. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (SAGES) and 11th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (WCES) 2008;.
Tabrizian P, Nguyen SQ, Divino CM. Laparoscopic Management and Long-term Outcome of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2008;.
Tabrizian P, Nguyen SQ, Greenstein A, E. Management and Treatment of Iliopsoas Abscess. Archives of Surgery 2008;.