Dr. Vincent D. Nguyen is a Board Certified Palliative Medicine Specialist with Board Certifications in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. He earned his Medical Degree from Western University of Health Sciences in 1992 and recently completed a 2-year CHCF Fellowship in Health Care Leadership from UC San Francisco.
He is the Director of the HOAG CARES Program and in this role provides direct medical care as well as oversight of the inpatient and outpatient palliative clinical services at HOAG hospitals.
He is a founding member of the UCI Palliative Medicine Fellowship program for post-graduate and mid-career physicians to learn and teach the art of caring for people living with serious illness; He also serves as a volunteer Clinical Professor at the UCI School of Medicine.
He co-chairs the Orange County Advance Care Planning Partners since 2009 to inform and educate the public on the value of advance care planning.
He has several publications in the Journals on Palliative Medicine and co-authored several chapters in 2 books on End-of Life issues published by the McGraw-Hill Companies.
Dr. Vincent Nguyen’s passion outside of medicine includes golf outings with his 3 daughters, yoga classes with his wife of 26 years, annual silent retreat and long naps on weekends.
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