Thuy Nguyen, MD

Child Neurology


Pediatrics Residency: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Stanford University (BS with honors in Biology: Specialization in Neurobiology)


  • Medical Education Research
  • Underserved Populations


Santoro, J., Lee, S., Mlynash, M., Nguyen, T., Lazzaeschi, D., Kraler, L., Mayne, E., & Steinberg, G. Blood Pressure Elevation and Risk of Moyamoya Syndrome in Patients with Trisomy 21. Poster Presentation at International Stroke Conference, January 2018. Manuscript accepted 06-29-2018 for publication in Pediatrics.

Nguyen, T., Pavitt, S., Wusthoff, C., & Rassbach, C. A Cycle of Dependence that Impedes Resident’s Ability to Learn Neurology: A Qualitative Study Exploring Pediatric Residents’ Perspectives. Poster Presentation: Association of Pediatric Program Directors, April 2018, Atlanta, GA; Academic Pediatric Association Regional IX/X Meeting, January 2018, Monterey, CA; Pediatric Academic Societies, May 2018, Toronto, CA.

Nguyen, T., Haberland, C.A., & Hernandez-Boussard, T. (2015). Pediatric patient and hospital characteristics associated with treatment of peritonsillar abscess and peritonsillar cellulitis. Clinical pediatrics, 54(13), 1240-1246. Poster Presentation at AcademyHealth Research Meeting, June 2014, San Diego, CA.


Stanford Pediatrics Research Presentation Award (March 2018)
Stanford Pediatrics Resident Research Grant Award (January 2018)
Pediatrics Clerkship Honor Roll for Clinical Teaching with Distinction (2016-2017)
Mackenzie Foundation Scholarship Award (June 2015)
Elected Gold Humanism Honor Society Member (May 2015)
Stanford School of Medicine Medical Scholars Grant Award (May 2013)
Stanford Public Interest Network Fellowship (2011-2012)
Stanford University Firestone Medal Honors Thesis Nominee (May 2011)
Stanford University Undergraduate Academic Research Major Grant Award (June 2009, 2010)


Traveling, cooking, yoga