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Dr. Phuong Nguyen MD

Dr. Phuong Nguyen MD

Plastic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
(832) 325-7234


Dr. Phuong Nguyen earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed residencies in general surgery and plastic surgery at New York University School of Medicine and UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, respectively. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Nguyen treats patients of all ages from infants to seniors, with a focus on the pediatric population. He builds long, trusting relationships with his patients by including patients and caregivers in the decision-making process and is available to patients in case they have questions or concerns. Clinically, he performs the gamut of plastic and reconstructive surgery, with a concentration on craniofacial, cleft, orthognathic (jaw), and facial reanimation surgery.

Recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Surgeons for meeting their rigorous standards on education, training, surgical competence and ethical standards, Dr. Nguyen is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and affirms his commitment to learning and advocacy for children. To continue his professional growth, Dr. Nguyen maintains memberships in numerous organizations such as the Plastic Surgery Research Council, the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Society of Craniofacial Surgery, the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Nguyen believes in global accessibility to care and has spent more than 15 years traveling on missions performing reconstructive surgeries around the world.

Away from his practice, Dr. Nguyen has written and performed music in several rock bands. He is the currently the front man, lead singer and guitarist for Help the Doctor, a band based in Los Angeles. He also has worked as a chef and enjoys traveling the world with his wife to explore local cuisines.

Physician Details

Medical Education
University of Minnesota - Graduate Medical Education, 2004
Internships & Residency
New York University School of Medicine-General Surgery, 2011
Hospital for Sick Children - GME,
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine - Dept of Medicine, 2014
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp