Practice Contact Information
Institute for Head and Neck Surgery Medical Group, Inc.
VCMC Specialty Care Center
Web Site: https://anacapasurgical.com/project/dr-nguyen/
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr. Chau T Nguyen, FACS is Director of the Ventura County Medical Center Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery program and volunteer Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He receivedhis BS in biomedical sciences from the University of California Riverside, and his MD from UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of South Florida and served on the faculty there for one year as a Clinical Instructor. He completed a 2-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona under the tutelage of Dr. Andrew Weil. His practice is in general otolaryngology with a focus on endocrine neck surgery. He actively mentors medical studentsas well as residents in ENT, family practice, and general surgery. He has published peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as book chapters, and presented at national and international conferences, with a research interest in integrative otolaryngology. He is on the Editorial Review Board for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is the past Chair of the Complementary/Integrative Medicine Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), member of the American RhinologicSociety (ARS), American Head and Neck Society, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and American Thyroid Association. He received an Honor Award from the AAO-HNS in 2014 and was named a Daiichi/AAOHNSF Clinical Scholar in 2005.
Nguyen CT, Taw MB, Wang MB. Integrative care of the patient with head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2018 Oct 16;3(5):364-371. doi: 10.1002/lio2.184. eCollection 2018 Oct. Review. PMID: 30410990 Free PMC Article
Nguyen CT. Integrative Medicine as a Bridge to Physician Wellness. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Jun;158(6):987-988.
Vorasubin N, Nguyen C, Wang M. Risk factors for cervical lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: A meta-analysis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2016 Feb;95(2):73-7.
Nguyen CT, Wang MB. Intraoperative nerve monitoring and vocal cord paralysis: have rates really risen after the adoption of intraoperative nerve monitoring? J Am Coll Surg. 2015 May;220(5):972-3.
Nguyen CT, Wang MB. Practice Patterns in the Surgical Treatment of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma. Thyroid. December 2014, 24(12): 1816-1817.
Nguyen, CT. Differential diagnosis of facial pain. Rhinology. 2014 June:52(Supp 25): 1022. http://www.europeanrhinologicsociety.org/Congress/Abstracts/ERS-1220.pdf
Nguyen CT, Wang MB. Complementary and integrative treatments: atypical facial pain. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):367-82.
Nguyen CT, Taw MB, Wang MB. Complementary and integrative treatments: balance disorders. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):409-22.
Taw MB, Nguyen CT, Wang MB. Complementary and integrative treatments: rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):345-66. Erratum in: Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Aug;46(4)711.
Suh , J, Wu , A, Taw, M, et al. Treatment of Recalcitrant Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Integrative East-West Medicine: A Pilot Study. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Mar;138(3):294-300.
Nguyen, C, Vira, D, Mowry, S. Emerging Trends in the Management of Laryngeal Rhabdomyosarcoma. Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery 2012 146: 342.
Wu AW, Nguyen C, Wang MB. What is the best treatment for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma? Laryngoscope. 2011 Sep;121(9):1828-9.
Wu AW, Wang MB, Nguyen CT. Surgical practice patterns in the treatment of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec;136(12):1182-90. Erratum in: Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb;137(2):123.
Nguyen CT. ENT: Neck mass. In Esherick JS, ed. Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook 3rd ed. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2010: 132-33.
Nguyen CT. ENT: Dysphagia and Otalgia. In Esherick JS, ed. Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook 4th ed. Burlington: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016: 90-91.
Nguyen, C. Surgical Airway Management. In Duncan, T, Romero, J, eds. VCMC Trauma Book, 2012: 46-50. Accessed online http://www.venturafamilymed.org/images/resources/surgery/trauma-book.pdf January 4, 2019.
Survey of practice patterns in the treatment of PTMC. AAO-HNS Bulletin 2008; 27(12): 34-35. Cohen M, Wang MB, Nguyen CT. Radiology quiz case 2. Rhinoscleroma and cervical emphysema. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jun;133(6):615, 617-8.
Can curcumin prevent cancer? AAO-HNS Bulletin July 2007:62-63.
Powell SA, Nguyen CT, Gaziano J, et al. Mass psychogenic illness presenting as acute stridor in an adolescent female cohort. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2007;116(7):525-531.
Ouch! Recurring ear infections may bring serious consequences. Be Well. Winter 2006. http://www.vchca.org/BeWellWinter06.pdf
Cell biology of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, online chapter in http://emedicine.medscape.com, Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery 2006 http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/854867-overview (Accessed 1/4/19)
Nguyen, C. Anatomy 102: A synthesis. Clin Anat. 2006 May;19(4):378-9.
Clinical anatomy and the physical examination part I: thorax, abdomen, perineum, and pelvis. Clin Anat. 2001 Sep;14(5):332-48.
The anatomy of the nose, chapter in www.emedicine.com, Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery 2000 (http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/835134-overview#showall) Accessed 1/4/19
Nguyen CT, Tan J, Blackwell KE, et al. Primary melanocytic schwannoma of cervical sympathetic chain. Head Neck 2000; Mar; 22(2):195-199. Presented at Western Student Medical Research Forum 1999
Educational Affairs Committee, American Association of Clinical Anatomists. The clinical anatomy of several invasive procedures. Clin Anat 1999; 12(1):43-54