Dr. Thuy Vi Nguyen

unnamedMeet Dermatologist Dr. Thuy Vi Nguyen


  • UP TO 1975 – Education in Vietnam
  • 1975-1976 – 12th Grade at Oakton High School Vienna, VA, 22181
  • 1980 – B.A. Biochemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22901, High Distinction
  • 1984 – M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 22901
  • 1984-1985 – Internship (medical) Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
  • 1985-1986 – Residency (medical), Junior Assistant Resident, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
  • 1986-1987   – Senior Assistant Resident, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201

Residency (dermatology)

  • 1987-1990 – Department of Dermatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201
  • 1989-1990 – Co-chief Resident


  • 1985 – Associate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1990 – Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology


  •  Maryland


  • 1984-present – Vietnamese Medical Society of the Northeast of America
  • 1990-present – Maryland Dermatological Society
  • 1990-present – American Academy of Dermatology
  • 1992-present – Vietnamese American Medical Association


  • 1978,’79,’83 – March of Dimes
  • 1984-1990 – Vietnamese interpreter for University of Maryland Hospital
  • 1985-1986  – Medical Consultant and chief secretary, Vietnamese Association Baltimore
  • 1985-1986  – Medical Consultant, Vietnamese Community of Baltimore
  • 1986 – International Cultural Festival
  • 1989  – College Day Advisor for Vietnamese students in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland
  • 1992- present Dermatologist Participant for Health Fair at Vietnamese New Year Festival in Northern Virginia, organized by Vietnamese Medical Society of The Northeast of America
  • 2010- present Fundraiser and Volunteer for Hope for Tomorrow, a non-profit organization hosting Dental/ Medical missions to Vietnam and other Asian countries, and free Dental Clinics in Baltimore and Northern Virginia
  • 2011-2013 Treasurer of the Music Booster for River Hill High School, Clarksville, MD 21029
  • 2009- present Sponsor and Donor of service for Operation Smile; Maryland Society Sight; American Heart Association (Howard County Heart Walk); Make Music Happen (River Hill High School Department of Music); University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation,Inc (Dermatology Department Fund); Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department; Bain Senior Center Council
  • 2015- present Volunteer for Johns Hopkins University, Donor and Fundraiser for Parents Fund


  • 1976-1984 – Advising Vietnamese students for College and Medical School
  • 1978-1979 – Chairperson of the Externship Program of the Premedical Society


  • 1978 – Intermediate Honor University of Virginia
  • 1976-1980 – Echol Scholar Phi Beta Kappa, Dean’s list-all semesters, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22901


  • 1990 – 2015  – Howard County General Hospital
  • 1990 -present – Clinical Instructor, University of Maryland


  • University of Maryland School of Medicine 1988-1990  – Lectures in Dermatology to senior medical residents of Emergency Medicine, Family
  • Practice and Medicine – 1990-1992  – Instructing dermatology residents at Loch Raven VA Hospital showing special interest in dermatological surgery.
  • 1990- 2000 – Teaching general dermatology to senior medical students and dermatology residents
  • 2003- present Apprenticing Nurse Practitioner Students University of    Maryland, Baltimore


  • August, 1990 – Speaker, Annual Meeting of Vietnamese Physician Association in the U.S.A., Washington, D.C., “The feeling and thoughts of an American graduated physician in the Association.”
  • 1990- present Founder and Director of Annual Skin Cancer   Screening at Howard County General Hospital
  • 1990- present Attending Annual American Academy of Dermatology meetings
  • 1992-1993 – General Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Vietnamese Medical Association of the USA
  • 1993-1994 – Vice-President of Maryland Dermatological Society
  • 1997-1998 – Secretary/Treasurer of Maryland Dermatological Society
  • 1998-1999 – President of Maryland Dermatological Society
  • 2004-2010  – Treasurer Vietnamese American Medical Association
  • August, 2005 – Organizer, Treasurer and Speaker, of Annual Vietnamese American Medical Association Convention 2005, Falls Church, VA
  • August, 2008 – Speaker, Annual Convention of Vietnamese American Medical Association, San Jose, CA “Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures”
  • August 2015 – Organizer, Chair of Hospitality Committee, of the Annual Vietnamese American Medical Association Convention 2015, McLean, VA


  • Nguyen, T.V., Burnett, J.W. Local skin reaction caused by the plastic catheter tubing of the continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion system. Cutis 1998:41:355-356.

Journal Articles-Referred

  • Burnett, J.W., Nguyen, T.V., Phytophotodermatitis: differentiation from jellyfish stings.  Aust J Dermatol 1989; 83:1218-1223.

Journal Articles-Non-referred

  • Nguyen, T.V. What you should know about hypertension. Newsletter of the Vietnamese Association in Baltimore, New Year Issue, 1987 in English and Vietnamese


  • Vietnamese, English, French

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