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Tam T. Nguyen, MD

About Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Tam Nguyen is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has been treating patients of all ages since 2008. Beginning on the East Coast, Dr. Nguyen earned his BA at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, followed by his medical degree at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed his Family Practice residency at San Jose-O'Connor Hospital in California. After that, Dr. Nguyen served at San Joaquin General Hospital as part of their medical staff and clinical faculty and as the Family Medicine Chair. In addition to Family Medicine, Dr. Nguyen is also board certified in Aesthetic Medicine and can handle minor skin procedures in the office. In addition to the skin care, he is interested in diabetic care and obesity, and he has been published in medical journals regarding these topics.

“I believe that every patient should get the best and most comprehensive care that includes a balance between medical, physical, and holistic approaches. For the convenience of the patient, this care should be done under one roof as much as possible.”

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP)
  • American Diabetic Association (ADA)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
  • American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)
  • American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)


Nguyen TT, Radha, Parsa E, and Saadat M, A Strict-Zero Tolerance Pain Management Program for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Benefits Both Patients and Providers, Journal of Pain, in review.
Collantes A, Vincent Lo, and Nguyen TT, A Follow-up Study on Diabetes Care After Implementing Quality Measures in a Family Medicine Residency, Diabetes, July 2011, 60(Supplement 1):A628.
Nguyen TT, Vo KY, and Zuniga R, A Financially Sustainable Digital Retinal Photography System to Improve the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetes, June 2010, 59(supplement 1); A365.
Pathman DE, Crouse BJ, Padilla LF, Horvath TV, Nguyen TT, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Expansion and Streamlining of the National Health Service Corps: A Great Opportunity for Service-Minded Family Physicians, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Sept-Oct. 2009, 22(5):582-584.
Basaria S, Nguyen TT, Rosenson RS, Dobs AS. Effect of Methyl-testosterone Administration on Plasma Viscosity in Post-menopausal Women. Clinical Endocrinology. 57(2):209-214, 2002.
Wisniewski AB, Nguyen TT, Dobs AS. Evaluation of High-Dose Estrogen and High-Dose Estrogen plus Methyltestosterone Treatment on Cognitive Task Performance in Post-Menopausal Women. Hormone Research. 58(3): 150-155, 2002.
Dobs, AS, Nguyen TT, Pace C., Roberts C. Differential Effects of Oral Estrogen versus Oral Estrogen-Androgen Replacement Therapy on Body Composition in Postmenopausal Women. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 87(4): 1509-1516, April 2002.
Nguyen TT, Wisniewski A, Dobs AS. Influence of estrogen with or without methyl-testosterone therapy on cognitive functions in post-menopausal women. Fertility and Sterility. 72:S183, 1999.
Wisniewski AB, Nguyen TT, Flannery TW, Dobs AS. Hypogonadal status and cerebral lateralization in adult men. Brain and Cognition. 40: 276-281, June 1999.
Keleman MD, Ouyang P, Nguyen TT, Livengood S, Dobs AS. Effect of adding testosterone on endothelial vasodilator in post-menopausal women on estrogen replacement therapy. Circulation. 100(18): 1145 Suppl. S Nov. 2, 1999.

  • Medical School
  • Pennsylvania State University college of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • Residency
  • Family Medicine Faculty Development longitudinal course San Joaquin General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Family Practice San Jose-O’Connor Family Medicine Residency Program
    San Jose, CA
  • Fellowship
  • Family Medicine Teaching Faculty Development at White Memorial Medical Center, Cultural Medicine Training Center
    Los Angeles, CA