Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology
Dr. Daniel Nguyen is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Internal Medicine. He completed his Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Florida.
Dr. Nguyen specializes in ablation of supraventricular, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. He also has expertise in cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) management and performs implants and extractions of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices.
Dr. Nguyen believes in shared decision making when it comes to management of his patients. He believes that both patients and physicians work together to reach a desired goal.
Outside of work, Dr. Nguyen enjoys cooking, eating out at new restaurants and staying active by running, hiking, and exploring the Arizona outdoors.
Medical School – University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville, Florida
Internship – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Residency – University of Pittsburgh Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cardiology Fellowship – University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Electrophysiology Fellowship – University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Graduate & Postgraduate:
● Excellence in Research University of Pittsburgh Aging Institute Research Day
● National Institutes of Health T35 Training Grant Recipient
● Junior Honors Medical Program (7-year joint B.S.-M.D. early admissions)
● Phi Beta Kappa
● University of Florida Presidential Honor Roll (4.0 GPA entire undergraduate career)
● Highest Honors for Undergraduate Thesis
● Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science for Life Research Award
● Ngo Quang Truong Memorial Scholarship (Inaugural winner)
● Wentworth Scholarship
● Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student
● Walt Disney Foundation Scholarship Recipient
● Valedictorian of Winter Park High School, Class of 2006
Three-Dimensional Printing in Cardiac Electrophysiology: Current Applications and Future Directions. Daniel Nguyen MD, Jason Appelbaum MD, Fahad Ali MD, Stephen Shorofsky MD PhD, Timm Dickfeld, MD PhD, Vincent See MD, Alejandro Jimenez Restrepo MD. EP Lab Digest. Volume 20 – Issue 1 – Jan 2020
Left atrial thrombus two years after placement of a left atrial appendage closure device: Unexplored area of the Watchman. David Yoo MD, Brian Clark MD, Daniel Nguyen MD, Timm-Michael Dickfeld MD, PhD ,Andrew S Zohlman MD, Libin Wang MD, Vincent Y See MD. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 May 10
Clinical utility of inappropriate positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging: Test results and cardiovascular events. David Winchester MD, Ryan Chauffe DO, Ryan Meral BS, Daniel Nguyen MD, Scott Ryals MD, Raman Dusaj MD, Leslie Shaw PhD, Rebecca Beyth MD. J Nucl Cardiol 2015; 22(1):9-15 3
Clinician-dependent variations in inappropriate use of myocardial perfusion imaging: training, specialty, and location. David Winchester MD, Joseph Hymas MD, Ryan Meral, Daniel Nguyen MD, Raman Dusaj MD, Leslie Shaw PhD, Rebecca Beyth MD. J Nucl Cardiol 2014; 21(3):598- 604
ABSTRACTS, POSTERS, & PRESENTATIONS
Repeatability of Appropriateness Category Allocation by Trained Physicians. Daniel Nguyen, MD, Aditi Nayak, MD, Chris Pray, MD, Christopher Link MD, Andrew Althouse, PhD, Prem Soman, MD. Poster presentation at American College of Cardiology meeting 4/2017.
Depression Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Predicts Increased 10- Year All- Cause Mortality. Daniel Nguyen, MD, Nicolas Duca, MD, Bea Herbeck Belnap, DrBiolHum, Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD, Amy Anderson, MS, Charles F. Reynolds III, MD, Bruce L. Rollman, MD. Moderated poster presentation at American College of Cardiology meeting 4/2016 • Yield of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Acute Chest Pain Patients with Negative ECG and Biomarkers. Gavin Hickey MD, Daniel Nguyen MD Deepak Pasupala MD, Mukul Khanna MD; Sanaz Abedzadeh Anaraki MD; Zachary Rhinehart MD; Omar Batal MD; Jeremy Markowitz MD; Saurabh Malhotra MD, MPH; Prem Soman MD, PhD. Presented at ACC 2015. Published in JACC. 2015; 65;A1247
A Virtual Patient Simulation Approach to Teaching Appropriate Use of Cardiac Stress Testing. Daniel Nguyen MD, Amar Kohli MD, Kathryn Berlacher MD. Presented at Graduate Medical Education Leadership Conference 2/2015.
Yield of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Acute Chest Pain Patients with Negative ECG and Biomarkers. Gavin Hickey MD; Daniel Nguyen MD Deepak Pasupala MD; Mukul Khanna MD; Sanaz Abedzadeh Anaraki MD; Saurabh Malhotra MD, MPH; Jeremy Markowitz MD; Omar Batal MD; Prem Soman MD, PhD. Presented at ASNC 2014.
Augmentation Area Index: A Novel Approach To Disease Severity And Outcome In Patients With WHO Group I And Group III Pulmonary Hypertension. Sebastian Shterental BA, Mian Bilal Alam MD, Tim Bachman MS, Paul Corotto MD, Shikha Gupta MD, Anthony Longhini, Daniel Nguyen MD, Frank C. Sciurba, Marc Simon MD, Hunter C. Champion MD, PhD. Presented at American Thoracic Society. Published in Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 189;2014:A1035
Misclassification Of Pulmonary Hypertension Due To Automated Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Calculations. Sebastian Shterental BA, Anthony Longhini MD, Mian Bilal Alam MD, Timothy Bachman MS, Paul Corotto MD, Shikha Gupta MD, Daniel Nguyen MD, Ali Shoushtari MD, Farhan Zaidi MD, Marc Simon MD, Hunter C. Champion MD, PhD. Presented at American Thoracic Society. Published in Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 189;2014:A3870
Comparison Of Inappropriate Myocardial Perfusion Imaging By Specialty Training And Encounter Location. David E Winchester, Ryan Meral, Daniel Nguyen MD, Scott Ryals, Raman Dusaj, Leslee Shaw, and Rebecca Beyth. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013; 6: A356
Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Inappropriate Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in a Veterans Health System – David Winchester MD, Ryan Chauffe DO, Ryan Meral, Daniel 4 Nguyen MD, Raman Dusaj MD, Leslie Shaw PhD, Rebecca Beyth MD.Poster abstract at American Society of Nclear Cardiology 18th Annual Scientific Session 2013
Short-term Outcomes in Patients with Severe TBI: An Analysis of Mild Hyperventilation. Daniel Nguyen, Darwin Ang, MD PhD, Huazhi Liu, MS, Justin Sirinek, Steven Robicsek, MD PhD. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2011; 23:4.