About Me

The treatment of pain is an important medical specialty. Dr. Hai T. Nguyen, a board-certified medical doctor, pain management specialist is highly trained and motivated to bring you the relief you need. He started his education over 20 years ago at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado in 1997. Soon after graduation, he had his first Surgery Internship at the Navy Medical Center in San Diego, California in 2001. In 2002, Hai Nguyen began service in the Armed Forces as a Medical Officer for the Navy Medical Center. He was a Battalion Surgeon for 3/7 and 3/11 Marines in Twentynine Palms, CA. During his time in the military, he went on two combat deployments to Iraq, 14 months total. Dr. Nguyen established the 1st and 2nd Echelon of Trauma Care during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

From the battlefield to the medical field, Dr. Nguyen found his passion in helping those that were suffering from deep physical pain. His research and studies took him to various institutions that would expand his knowledge and experience in this specialized field.

In 2005 Dr. Hai T. Nguyen did an Anesthesia Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He followed that in 2008 with a fellowship at the Cornell Tri-Institution Pain Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. In 2009, Dr. Nguyen completed his final formal training in Cleveland, Ohio at the Cleveland Clinic Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship. He later moved to Southern California as the Attending Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital and CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange, CA.

A board-certified physician Dr. Hai T. Nguyen holds numerous certifications and licenses including Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Diplomat of the National Board of Echocardiography and Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography and Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Management. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatrics and is a certified Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor and Operator.

Hai T. Nguyen, M.D. is a member of various societies including the Spine Intervention Society, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the Society of Pain Practice Management. He is also a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the California Society of Anesthesiologists. For more information about Dr. Nguyen, go to https://www.osspcenter.com/surgeons

Languages

English

Provider Specialty

Pain Medicine

Education

Medical School

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Internship

Navy Medical Center, San Diego

Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark NJ

Pain Medicine Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery,The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

OSSP Center

18035 Brookhurst St. Suite 1100

Fountain Valley, CA

Office: (714) 861-4888