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Dr. Ken D. Nguyen

Dr. Ken Nguyen is a co-founder of Pacifica Digestive Health.  He was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States with his family at a young age. A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Nguyen grew up in the San Gabriel Valley area and attended San Gabriel High School. He graduated cum laude from the University of California-San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and cell biology. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen then returned to Los Angeles where he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed his specialty fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen had always hoped to one day return to  San Gabriel Valley to provide compassionate and exceptional medical care to the community that he grew up in. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Ashlee. They enjoy cooking, watching movies, and traveling around the world together.

Clinical Interest: Screening and management of gastric cancer in Asian patients, Viral hepatitis, Advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, Colon cancer screening, International medicine

Foreign Language Spoken: Vietnamese 

Training and Education

Gastroenterology Fellowship

University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center (Dallas, TX) 

Internal Medicine Residency

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine
(Boston, MA)


University of California-San Diego
(La Jolla, CA)

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