UTHealth's Nguyen named to ACC Surgeon's Council

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Tom Nguyen, M.D.

HOUSTON – (March 31, 2014) – Tom Nguyen, M.D., assistant professor of cardiovascular surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been appointed to the Surgeons Council of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Nguyen is a cardiovascular surgeon with the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center.

The appointment is effective at the ACC annual meeting March 28, 2014.

Nguyen joins fellow board member Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., the James D. Woods Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and director of interventional cardiovascular medicine in the Division of Cardiology at UTHealth and the Institute.

The ACC Surgeon Council is a leadership forum for cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons to identify, develop and implement initiatives related to strengthening and enhancing the surgeon perspective within the ACC.

Deborah Mann Lake
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