Bac Nguyen, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

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Positions

Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Deputy Chief of Service - Ophthalmology
Harris Health System - Ben Taub General Hospital
Houston, TX

Addresses

Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Baylor Eye Center at Springwoods (Clinic)
2255 E. Mossy Oaks Rd.
Suite 300
Spring, Texas 77389
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

  • Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine
    06/2017 - Palo Alto, California United States

    Glaucoma

  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2016 - Houston, Texas United States

    Ophthalmology

  • MD from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    06/2012 - La Jolla, California United States
  • BS from University of California, Los Angeles
    06/2008 - Los Angeles, California United States

    Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics

    summa cum laude

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Bac T. Nguyen, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine and is a board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Nguyen specializes in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma, as well as cataract surgery and micro invasive glaucoma surgery. Dr. Nguyen graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles and received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. While in medical school, he was awarded grants for his research at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center, Shiley Eye Institute. He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. After residency, he completed his glaucoma fellowship training at Stanford University School of Medicine, Byers Eye Institute in Palo Alto, CA. While in Palo Alto, Dr. Nguyen was also appointed as a Clinical Instructor by the Stanford University School of Medicine, where he was involved in medical education. As a faculty member of the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr, Nguyen is actively interested in patient care, clinical research and medical education. He has won awards for his teaching, and he is the site principal investigator for a clinical trial investing a new drug delivery system for glaucoma. Dr. Nguyen also serves as the Deputy Chief of Service for Ophthalmology at Ben Taub General Hospital.

Professional Achievements

  • Taub Notch Teacher
    06/2020

Professional Interests

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma

  • Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS): including iStent Inject, Hydrus Microstent, OMNI, Kahook Dual Blade, XEN Gel Stent, goniotomy, and canaloplasty

  • Glaucoma Surgery: including trabeculectomy, aqueous tube shunt, transscleral cyclophotocoagulation, endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation, and MicroPulse cyclophotocoagulation

  • Laser Procedures for Glaucoma: including Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty and Laser Peripheral Iridotomy

  • Clinical Trials