Tony Nguyen, MD

Tony Nguyen, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine; Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder & Knee

Practice Location(s)

The CORE Institute - Phoenix

18444 N 25th Ave, Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ 85023


Tony Nguyen, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in sports medicine and trauma.

Dr. Nguyen completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  During this time, he served as team physician for athletic teams across the state of Texas, including the Houston Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamos, as well as the collegiate teams at the University of Houston.

Previously, Dr. Nguyen graduated from an orthopedic residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio in addition to an AO Trauma fellowship program at the Innsbruck University Clinic for Trauma, in Austria. Dr. Nguyen began his residency at Wayne State University Orthopedics in Detroit, Michigan, developing his skills in advanced microsurgical techniques and operative fracture management. While in Detroit, he assisted in treating various injuries sustained on the Detroit Pistons Basketball team and in the community. Dr. Nguyen graduated with a medical degree from George Washington University. He began his education at the University of Virginia, receiving a Bachelor’s of Arts degree with Distinction in Biology. Dr. Nguyen excelled in his studies, earning him induction into honor societies including the Phi Eta Sigma, Golden Key, and National Collegiate Scholar. He also served as the Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Center Activities Coordinator, providing services for a wide range of pediatric problems and disabilities through inpatient and outpatient departments.

Dr. Nguyen is a member of various professional organizations including the American Medical Association (AMA), Texas Medical Association (TMA), Orthopaedic Research Society, and Harris County Medical Society. He is also a candidate member for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. In his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys traveling, sports, mentoring minority youths, and sharpening his proficiency in Spanish and Vietnamese.