Minh D. Nguyen, MD, is a surgeon specializing in orthopedic hand surgery, micro surgery and soft tissue and vascular reconstruction. He is a member of the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute and board certified by the Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in hand surgery. He cares for patients with trauma and acute hand and upper extremity conditions.
Complex Hand Surgery
Dr. Nguyen is one of the few surgeons in the area with the training necessary to perform complex hand surgery. Using advanced procedures, he helps patients with painful, debilitating conditions that do not respond to other treatments. After surgery and rehabilitation, most patients to experience pain relief and regain the range of motion needed to return to their daily activities.
Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery
Other patients may be suffering from elbow and shoulder issues such as joint deformity, arthritis, injuries and more requiring surgery. Dr. Nguyen's training and experience in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgical techniques enable him to repair or replace the joint and restore function, helping patients achieve an improved quality of life.
Dr. Nguyen's Training
Graduating cum laude, Dr. Nguyen earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus and bachelor's degree in science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Ohio State University in Columbus and fellowship in hand and microsurgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
About Dr. Nguyen
While earning his bachelor's degree, Dr. Nguyen was selected as a Fulbright Scholar and participated in an advanced overseas language program in Hanoi, Vietnam. Fulbright U.S. Scholar is a prestigious program sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
An active volunteer, Dr. Nguyen dedicated a year to serving as chief financial officer and a national rider for The Ride for World Health, a nonprofit organization he created during medical school. Biking 3,000 miles from San Diego to Virginia Beach, he raised awareness and $80,000 to fight HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
He also served as a team founder and leader for Project Help Haiti, caring for patients and improving the infrastructure for a hospital's surgical operation. During this time, he and his team treated victims of the 2010 earthquake that nearly destroyed Haiti.