Dr. Nguyen obtained his undergraduate education at UCSD and medical school and urology residency training at UC Davis. He completed a fellowship in robotic and laparoscopic urologic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nguyen was the director of minimally invasive urologic surgery at the University of Arizona for five years before he joined the faculty of USC in 2013. Dr. Nguyen specializes in the prevention of urologic diseases and promotes wellness in his patients and offers active surveillance for prostate and kidney cancers in patients who are good candidates for a less aggressive treatment approach. At the same time, he also has extensive experience in the latest robotic and minimally invasive approaches for patients who are best treated surgically including robotic kidney-sparing partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer, and robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer. He also is an expert in the treatment and prevention of kidney stone disease. He conducts research in several areas including prostate cancer prevention, kidney cancer evaluation, and the prevention of kidney stone disease. He runs the popular www.kidneystoners.org website for kidney stone patients. Dr. Nguyen has over 30 peer-reviewed articles in the urologic literature and is a reviewer for several urology journals.