SAN JOSE GASTROENTEROLOGY

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HUY ANH NGUYEN, M.D., AGAF

Education and Training

  • Medical Doctor, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1991 -1995
  • BS Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, California 1989 - 1991
  • Health Sciences, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 1986-1988

Post-Graduate Training

  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1995-1996
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1996-1998
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1998-2001

Professional Activities

  • Private Practice, San Jose Gastroenterology, San Jose, California 2004 - Present
  • Private Practice, Tri Valley Gastroenterology, San Ramon, California 2003-2004
  • Associate Chief of Gastroenterology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Clinical Instructor, Stanford University, 2001-2003
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • Member, Santa Clara County Medical Association

Certification and Licensure

  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology 11/2001
  • Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998 (#181590)
  • California Medical License A061818, 1997-present
  • Washington State Medical License 41896, 2003
  • Minnesota Medical License MN 41028, 1998-2001

Awards and Honors

  • American Gastroenterological Association Fellow, 2009
  • American Cancer Society Scholarships, 1992-1994
  • Clarence Peterson Scholarship, Minnesota Medical Foundation, 1992-1993
  • Gerald P. Plaisance Scholarship, Minnesota Medical Foundation, 1991-1992

Education and Community Service

  • Volunteer Attending Physician in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center/Stanford University, 2008 – present.
  • Co-chair, Education and Community Services, Vietnamese Physician Association of Northern California, 2009- present.
  • Regular contributor to Song Manh Magazine, a Vietnamese language magazine dedicated to health care issues.
  • Faculty, Annual Liver Symposium, San Jose Gastroenterology and Stanford University Medical Center, San Jose, CA, October 2008.
  • Lecturer/Faculty. Annual Vietnamese Health Fair, San Jose, 2003 to present.
  • Member, Steering Committee. Santa Clara County Hepatitis C Task Forc. 2001-2003.
  • Internal Medicine Residency Selection Committee. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. 2001-2003.
  • Faculty, Preceptorship Program in Hepatitis C. Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Minneapolis, Minnesota 2000.
  • Faculty, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Workshop for Primary Care Physicians. University of Minnesota Medical School. St. Paul, MN October 1999.
  • Small Group Leader, Gut Pathophysiology Annual Course. University of Minnesota Medical School. 1998-2001.

Current Research

  • Pegasys® and Copegus® for Asian patients with treatment-naïve hepatitis C genotypes 6, 7, 8, and 9: a Phase IV, randomized, open-labeled, multicenter trial comparing 24-week vs. 48-week therapy. Location: San Jose Gastroenterology, San Jose, CA and 9 other centers in Western U.S. Planned study duration: Summer 2004-2007.
  • A randomized, double-blind, controlled evaluation of Tenofovir DF versus Adefovir Dipivoxil for the treatment of presumed Pre-core mutant chronic hepatitis B.  International multicenter study.
  • A randomized, double-blind, controlled evaluation of Tenofovir DF versus Adefovir Dipivoxil for the treatment of wild type chronic hepatitis B.  International multicenter study

Past Research

  • Laboratory investigation focusing on hepatitis C viral load, proliferation and apoptosis. 
    Hennepin County Medical Center and Minneapolis Veterans Administration    Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1999-2001
  • Effects of chemotherapeutic agents on oxygen consumption and survival rate of   malignant melanoma cells. Imperative Cancer Research, University of California, Davis 1990-1991

Publications

  • Philip S.Y. Tsang, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy Trinh,  Jeanine Phan, Nghiem Ha,  Huy Nguyen,  Khanh Nguyen,  Emmet Keeffe,  Mindie H. Nguyen.  Significant prevalence of histologic disease in patients with chronic hepatitis B and mildly elevated serum alanine aminotransferase levels.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008; 6:569-574.
  • Khoa D. Lam, Jeanine T. Phan, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy Trinh, Huy Nguyen, Khanh Nguyen, George Triadafilopoulos, Philip VuTien, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Low Proportion of Barrett’s esophagus in Asian Americans.  Am J Gastroenterol 2008; 103:1625-1630.
  • Khoa D. Lam, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy Trinh, Long H. Nguyen, Jeanine T. Phan, Khanh Nguyen, Huy Nguyen, Aijaz Ahmed, George Triadafilopoulos, Mindie H. Nguyen. Prevalence of colonic neoplasms in Asian Americans.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2009;54:160-7. 
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy Trinh, Khoa D. Lam, Gerald Weiss, Huy Nguyen, Khanh Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe.  Histologic disease in patients which chronic hepatitis B and persistently normal serum alanine aminotransferase levels.  Am J Gastroenterol 2009.  In press (Accepted 3/2009).
  • Long H. Nguyen, Nghiem B. Ha, Philip Vutien, Nghi B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, M.D, Huy N. Trinh , Brian S. Levitt, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Genotype B in Vietnamese Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B.  Hepatol International 2009.  In press (Accepted 4/2009).
    Ha N, Ha N, Garcia R, Trinh H, Nguyen H, Nguyen K, Levitt B, Nguyen MH. Renal dysfunction in patients with chronic hepatitis B treated with adefovir pidivoxil. Hepatology 2009.  In press (Accepted 4/2009).
  • Nguyen HA, Miller AI, Dieperink E, Willenbring ML, Tetrick L, Durfee JM, Ewing SL, HO SB. Spectrum of Disease in U.S. Veteran Patients with Hepatitis C. Am J Gastroenterol, 2002;97:1813-1820.
  • Ho SB, Nguyen HA, Tetrick LL, Opitz GA, Basara ML, Dieperink E. Influence of psychiatric diagnoses on alpha-interferon treatment in a veteran population.  Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96:157-164.
  • Nguyen HA, Ho SB. Natural history of chronic hepatitis C: identifying a window of opportunity for intervention.  J Lab and Clin Med 2001;137:146-54.

Abstracts

  • Ho SB, Nguyen HA, Tetrick LL, Durfee JM. Logistics of providing hepatitis C care for patients in VISN 13.  Consensus Congress Abstract, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000.
  • Long Nguyen, Khoa D. Lam, Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, and Ruel T. Garcia.  Outcomes of colonoscopic evaluation for rectal bleeding in Asian Americans.   American J Gastroenterol 2005;100:9(suppl)411.
  • Ruel T. Garcia, Khoa D. Lam, Huy N. Trinh, Khanh K.Nguyen, Long Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, and Mindie H. Nguyen.  Outcomes of screening colonoscopy in Asian Americans compared to other ethnic groups.  American J Gastroenterol 2005;100:9(suppl)1077.
  • Khoa D. Lam, Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, and Ruel T. Garcia.  Racial differences in rate of adenomas in small polyps in Asians compared to Whites. American J Gastroenterol 2005;100:9(suppl)1078.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy Trinh, Ruel Garcia, Jeanine Phan, Gloria Nguyen, Huy Nguyen, Khanh Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe.  Very high prevalence of chronic hepatitis B with mixed wild-type and precore/core promoter mutant virus, especially among older patients. Hepatology, 2007;46(suppl):674A.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy Trinh, Ruel Garcia, Jeanine Phan, Gloria Nguyen, Gerald Weiss, Huy Nguyen, Khanh Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe. High prevalence of significant histologic disease in patients with chronic hepatitis B and normal ALT.  Hepatology, 2007;46(suppl):680A.
  • Philip S. Tsang, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Jeanine Phan, Nghiem Ha, Huy Nguyen, Khanh Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe, Mindie H. Nguyen. Significant prevalence of histologic disease in chronic hepatitis B patients with mildly elevated serum alanine aminotrasferase levels. Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl 1): 312A.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Jeanine Phan, Nghiem B. Ha, Gerald Weiss, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe. Age≥35 years is a predictor of significant histology in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with normal ALT even with stricter cut-offs (≤30 for men and ≤19 for women). Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl 1): 310A.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Long H. Nguyen, Philip Vutien, Nghiem B. Ha, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe, Nghi B. Ha. Prevalence of HBV DNA polymerase (B-DNA pol) mutations in 345 patients with treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl 1): 310A.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Long H. Nguyen, Nghiem B. Ha, Philip Vutien, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe. Almost half of the chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with positive HBeAg have confirmed precore and/or basal core promoter (PreC/BCP) mutations. Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl 1): 310A.
  • Long H. Nguyen, Nghiem B. Ha, Philip Vutien, Nghi B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Emmet B. Keeffe, Mindie H. Nguyen. Vietnamese patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) exhibit different viral genotype distributions than Chinese patients. Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl 1): 309A.
  • Philip Vutien, Nghia H. Nguyen, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Long H. Nguyen, Emmet B. Keeffe, Gabriel Garcia, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Asian Ethnicity is a Significant Predictor of Sustained Virologic Response (SVR) to Combination Therapy with Peginterferon (PEG IFN) and Ribavirin (RBV) in Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC). Hepatology 2008;48:1273A. 
  • Nghia H. Nguyen, Philip Vutien, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Long H. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen,  Brian S. Levitt, Nghiem B. Ha,Mindie H. Nguyen.  Risk Factors and Novel Genotypes in Southeast Asians Infected With Chronic Hepatitis C.  Am J Gastroenterol 2008;103:53A. (Oral Presentation at Plenary Session at Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Orlando, Florida, November 2008).
  • Nghiem B. Ha, Nghi B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Nghia H. Nguyen, Mindie H. Nguyen. Long-Term Outcome of Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) Patients Initially Treated with Adefovir Dipivoxil (ADV) in a Community Practice.  Am J Gastroenterol 2008;103:80A.
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Long Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt.  Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) and Partial Response to Adefovir (ADV) who were Switched to Entecavir (ETV). Hepatology 2008;48:904A.
  • Nghi B. Ha, Nghiem B. Ha, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Whitney De Luna, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Changes in Creatinine Clearance (CrCl) in Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) Patients with Adefovir Dipivoxil (ADV).  Hepatology 2008;48:902A.
  • Carrie R. Wong, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Poor Adherence to Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Especially in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) without Cirrhosis Compared to Patients with Cirrhosis of All Etiologies.  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.
  • Nghi B. Ha, Nghiem B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Kenton Wan, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen. Incidences of renal dysfunction in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients treated with adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) 10 mg.  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.
  • Nghi B. Ha, Nghiem B. Ha, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Andrew A. Vu, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen. Changes in creatinine clearance (CrC1) in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients treated with adefovir dipivoxil (ADV).  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.
  • Nghia H. Nguyen, Philip Vutien, Huy N. Trinh, Ruel T. Garcia, Kenton Wan, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen. Treatment Response and Tolerability to Pegylated Interferon (PEG INF) and Ribavirin (RBV) in Treatment-Naïve Asian American Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Genotype 1, 2/3 and 6. (Oral presentation, DDW 2009.)
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Son T. Do, Thuan T. Nguyen, Phuong L. Tran, Ruel T. Garcia, Nghia H. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen. Response to Entecavir (ETV) in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) and Prior Suboptimal Response to Adefovir (ADV): Interim Report of A Multicenter Study. (Oral presentation, DDW 2009.)
  • Nghiem B. Ha, Nghi B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Andrew A. Vu, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen. Long-Term Outcome of Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Initially Treated with Entecavir in a Real-Life Clinical Setting.  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.
  • Philip Vutien, Nghia H. Nguyen, Huy N. Trinh, Jiayi Li, Ruel T. Garcia, Carrie R. Wong, Emmet B. Keeffe, Gabriel Garcia, Khanh K. Nguyen, Huy A. Nguyen, Brian S. Levitt, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Response to Peginterferon (PEG IFN) and Ribavirin (RBV) in Asian Americans and Non-Asian Americans with Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) in a Real-Life Community Setting: a Multi-center Study.  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.
  • Nghiem B. Ha, Nghi B. Ha, Ruel T. Garcia, Huy N. Trinh, Huy A. Nguyen, Khanh K. Nguyen, Mindie H. Nguyen.  Long-term Outcome at Year 5 in Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) Patients Initially Treated with adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) in a Real-Life Clinical Setting.  Poster presentation, DDW 2009.   
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