Physicians & Staff

Katherine Nguyen, M.D.
Physician
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Dr. Nguyen was born in Viet Nam and raised here in Houston. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston, went to medical school at UTMB in Galveston and did her internship, residency and fellowship at Scott & White in Temple, Texas.Dr. Nguyen enjoys working at D&L Specialists because of the diverse patient population and the range of diseases tackled. Aside from her focus on general gastroenterology, she has a special interest in women’s health issues. Also, she believes in the importance of colorectal cancer screening as a public issue.

She is married with one child. Her husband is also a physician in the Houston area. In her leisure time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys literature, traveling, snorkeling and spending time with the family.

Dr. Nguyen is fluent in both English and Vietnamese.

EDUCATION

  • 1993–1997, B.S. Biology: Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • 1997–2001, Doctor of Medicine: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • 2001–2004, Internship/Residency: Internal Medicine, Scott & White Memorial Hospital Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Temple, TX
  • 2004–2005, Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Temple, TX
  • 2005–2008, Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Temple, TX

HONORS

  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston

LICENSURE

  • Texas – 2004

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – 2004

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy