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Chuong H. Nguyen, APRN, NP-C

Hutchinson Health Orthopedic & Rehab Clinic

Chuong H. Nguyen, APRN, NP-C  is a  Nurse Practitioner with the Orthopedic & Rehab Clinic.

Born in Saigon, Vietnam. He and his adopted family escaped the communists in late 1980’s and immigrated to Memphis, Tennessee in 1990 to start a new life venture.

He loves improving patient’s quality of life and educating patients and families about their conditions, procedures, exercise, physical therapy, injury prevention and overall health. Seeing patients recover from musculoskeletal injury and return to their daily activities is a major motivation that influenced his decision to practice in orthopedic specialty.

He believes that truth and honesty to others, respect for each person, and self-respect are paramount.

As a nurse practitioner, he had the opportunity to see patients in a clinic and assisting surgeries of shoulders, elbows, hands, wrists, hips, knees, foot, and ankles. For majority of orthopedic conditions, He will always use the most proven methods in finding and providing solutions. He will try to go on a conservative non-surgical route in getting patient's back to a healthy lifestyle. His conservative interventions include weight loss and exercise, physical and occupational therapy, pain management with short-term analgesics, corticosteroid and hyaluronate injections (often known as a “Rooster Comb injection”), splinting, and casting.

"I have always wanted to help people to achieve better health and enjoyed having the satisfaction from making a difference in a patient’s life. I take pride in working as a nurse practitioner specialized in orthopedic, and enjoy providing excellent assistance to the orthopaedic surgeon and care to patients. I have a great concern for the healthcare access of the local community and am willing to give my time and expertise to help my community through their crises. I find an obligation to provide quality healthcare service to the community I live in with integrity, teamwork, and innovation." My favorite quote: "Don't worry about anything; instead, rejoice always, pray continually about everything, be patient and give thanks in all circumstances.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18)

Board-Certified Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Professional Interests

  • Orthopaedic Nurse

Gender

  • Male

Education & Experience

Educational Institutions

  • Union University, Jackson Tennessee
  • University of Memphis, Memphis Tennessee

Locations & Contacts

Hutchinson Health Hospital
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