• B.A. in Biology/Pre-Medicine - Baylor University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Medical Doctorate - UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Jurisprudence Doctorate - University of Houston Law Center, cum laude
  • Masters of Science in Finance - University of Houston Bauer College of Business


Healthcare Expert & Entrepreneur*

Dr. Nguyen had been involved in the healthcare and life sciences industry for over 15+ years. Experienced in transactions and litigation, his expertise centers on many areas:

  • healthcare law and regulations
  • finance, investment, and markets
  • intellectual property, technology and innovation
  • pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices
  • healthcare entrepreneurship

He has been involved in the healthcare and technology industry as an entrepreneur, attorney and advisor, investor, and principal.

Dr. Nguyen is involved with a variety of technology and finance organizations, including The Texas Hedge Fund Associate, the Houston Technology Center, HIMSS-Houston, and the Rice Alliance for Business & Technology, having served as a Founding Judge for the annual Rice Business Competition. Dr. Nguyen has served on the board of directors for several

national for-profit and non-for-profit health and hospital systems as well as the Health Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, serving as Chair. He is a member of the Texas State Bar Intellectual Property Group, Health Law Group, and Litigation Group, and he is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Aumni Association of Houston.

A Vietnamese refugee immigrant from Vietnam War, Dr. Nguyen grew up in Houston, Texas for the majority of his life and is an active contributor to the local community and youth. He volunteers as a coach for youth athletics and serves on many school and community volunteer boards and committees. For leisure, Dr. Nguyen enjoys fitness activities, plays league basketball and does occasional stand-up comedy with the stage name, "The Ninja Comic".


The healthcare industry is incredibly complex. Having a trusted advisor in all areas of healthcare in clinical, legal and financial matters is critical to navigating the landscape successfully and profitably. With Dr. Nguyen you get that level of knowledge and experience in a single resource in the following healthcare practice areas:

  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Delivery Models & Services
  • Finance & Investment
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Devices
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Disciplinary Issues


Dr. Nguyen advises clients in the industry on a variety of levels depending on clients' needs and objectives. These clients can be clinicians, healthcare institutions, healthcare companies, investors and financial institutions, consultants, and other legal firms in intellectual property, business and healthcare. The levels of engagement include:

  • Lead Counsel - serving as lead attorney shaping legal and development strategies
  • Of-Counsel / Co-Counsel - partnering with lead or co-counsel to advise and shape legal and development strategies
  • Litigation & Trial Strategy and Support - for intellectual property disputes, contracual disputes, general healthcare litigation
  • Consulting & Project Support - for transactions, structuring, board of directors meeting, strategic opportunities
  • Due Diligence Support - for private & public investments, transactions, licensing, M&A, intellectual property, valuations

Sample engagements include:

  • Advising and structuring transactions covering areas such as: financings, regulatory, intellectual porperty, licensing, corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and valuations and due diligence
  • Advising and publishing strategic research, consulting and investment advice on biotechnology and healthcare investment opportunities to the institutional investment community.
  • Consulting the feasibility, requirements and development of an institutional-wide clinical trials management system for a global cancer research center
  • Advising on FDA application and approval processes for medical device and pharmaceuticals
  • Founding companies in healthcare IT, consulting, and legal services
  • Developing novel institutional and consumer oriented healthcare delivery models
  • Managing an institutional healthcare investment portfolio for an investment advisor with $1B in assets
  • Serving as a main or guest speaker for several industry events, round tables, panel discussions and presentations