A retina and uveitis specialist from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Quan Dong Nguyen, M.D., has been named Chairman of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.
Dr. Nguyen’s appointment is effective March 1 and will coincide with the opening of the Truhlsen Eye Institute next spring.
Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Dr. Nguyen immigrated with his parents and three brothers to the United States in 1980. He is an associate professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, specializing in uveitis and diseases of the retina and vitreous.
Dr. Nguyen’s wife, Diana V. Do, M.D., is also a retina specialist at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins and will be joining the UNMC faculty as an associate professor and director of the Center for Innovative Clinical Trials in Ophthalmology.