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Tung Nguyen, M.D.



General Internal Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353–7900
Fax, First Floor: (415) 353–2583
Fax, Second Floor: (415) 353–2640

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Stanford University 1991


UCSF, Primary Care Internal Medicine 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nguyen BH, Stewart SL, Nguyen TT, Bui-Tong N, McPhee SJ. Effectiveness of Lay Health Worker Outreach in Reducing Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening in Vietnamese Americans. Am J Public Health. 2015 Oct; 105(10):2083-9.
  2. Tsoh JY, Burke NJ, Gildengorin G, Wong C, Le K, Nguyen A, Chan JL, Sun A, McPhee SJ, Nguyen TT. A Social Network Family-Focused Intervention to Promote Smoking Cessation in Chinese and Vietnamese American Male Smokers: A Feasibility Study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Aug; 17(8):1029-38.
  3. Bastani R, Glenn BA, Maxwell AE, Jo AM, Herrmann AK, Crespi CM, Wong WK, Chang LC, Stewart SL, Nguyen TT, Chen MS, Taylor VM. Cluster-Randomized Trial to Increase Hepatitis B Testing among Koreans in Los Angeles. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Sep; 24(9):1341-9.
  4. Nguyen BH, Nguyen CP, McPhee SJ, Stewart SL, Bui-Tong N, Nguyen TT. Cognitive Interviews of Vietnamese Americans on Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Health Educational Materials. Ecol Food Nutr. 2015 Sep-Oct; 54(5):455-69.
  5. Wang J, Burke A, Tsoh JY, Le GM, Stewart S, Gildengorin G, Wong C, Chow E, Woo K, Nguyen TT. Engaging traditional medicine providers in colorectal cancer screening education in a chinese american community: a pilot study. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E217.
  6. Nguyen TT. Cancer in asian american and pacific islander populations: linking research and policy to identify and reduce disparities. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov; 23(11):2206-7.
  7. Maxwell AE, Bastani R, Glenn BA, Taylor VM, Nguyen TT, Stewart SL, Burke NJ, Chen MS. Developing theoretically based and culturally appropriate interventions to promote hepatitis B testing in 4 Asian American populations, 2006-2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E72.
  8. Jih J, Mukherjea A, Vittinghoff E, Nguyen TT, Tsoh JY, Fukuoka Y, Bender MS, Tseng W, Kanaya AM. Using appropriate body mass index cut points for overweight and obesity among Asian Americans. Prev Med. 2014 Aug; 65:1-6.
  9. Tsang IK, Tsoh JY, Wong C, Le K, Cheng JW, Nguyen AN, Nguyen TT, McPhee SJ, Burke NJ. Understanding and use of nicotine replacement therapy and nonpharmacologic smoking cessation strategies among Chinese and Vietnamese smokers and their families. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E26.
  10. Burman BE, Mukhtar NA, Toy BC, Nguyen TT, Chen AH, Yu A, Berman P, Hammer H, Chan D, McCulloch CE, Khalili M. Hepatitis B management in vulnerable populations: gaps in disease monitoring and opportunities for improved care. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Jan; 59(1):46-56.
  11. Chen MS, Fang DM, Stewart SL, Ly MY, Lee S, Dang JH, Nguyen TT, Maxwell AE, Bowlus CL, Bastani R, Nguyen TT. Increasing hepatitis B screening for hmong adults: results from a randomized controlled community-based study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May; 22(5):782-91.
  12. Maxwell AE, Stewart SL, Glenn BA, Wong WK, Yasui Y, Chang LC, Taylor VM, Nguyen TT, Chen MS, Bastani R. Theoretically informed correlates of hepatitis B knowledge among four Asian groups: the health behavior framework. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012; 13(4):1687-92.
  13. Braun KL, Nguyen TT, Tanjasiri SP, Campbell J, Heiney SP, Brandt HM, Smith SA, Blumenthal DS, Hargreaves M, Coe K, Ma GX, Kenerson D, Patel K, Tsark J, Hébert JR. Operationalization of community-based participatory research principles: assessment of the national cancer institute's community network programs. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jun; 102(6):1195-203.
  14. Taylor VM, Nguyen TT, Hoai Do H, Li L, Yasui Y. Lessons learned from the application of a Vietnamese surname list for survey research. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Apr; 13(2):345-51.
  15. Tsoh JY, Tong EK, Gildengorin G, Nguyen TT, Modayil MV, Wong C, McPhee SJ. Individual and family factors associated with intention to quit among male Vietnamese American smokers: implications for intervention development. Addict Behav. 2011 Apr; 36(4):294-301.
  16. Taylor VM, Jackson JC, Yasui Y, Nguyen TT, Woodall E, Acorda E, Li L, Ramsey S. Evaluation of a cervical cancer control intervention using lay health workers for Vietnamese American women. Am J Public Health. 2010 Oct; 100(10):1924-9.
  17. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Nguyen TT, Kaplan C, Nguyen LK, Hwang J, McPhee SJ, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life: a novel colorectal cancer screening intervention. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jul; 39(1):1-14.
  18. Nguyen TT, McPhee SJ, Stewart S, Gildengorin G, Zhang L, Wong C, Maxwell AE, Bastani R, Taylor VM, Chen MS. Factors associated with hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese Americans. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Jul; 25(7):694-700.
  19. Liao Y, Tsoh JY, Chen R, Foo MA, Garvin CC, Grigg-Saito D, Liang S, McPhee S, Nguyen TT, Tran JH, Giles WH. Decreases in smoking prevalence in Asian communities served by the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) project. Am J Public Health. 2010 May; 100(5):853-60.
  20. Nguyen TT, Love MB, Liang C, Fung LC, Nguyen T, Wong C, Gildengorin G, Woo K. A pilot study of lay health worker outreach and colorectal cancer screening among Chinese Americans. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Sep; 25(3):405-12.

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