Caroline T. Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr. Nguyen’s clinical and research interests are related to the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease with a special focus on thyroid disorders in pregnancy including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, subclinical thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, Hashimoto’s, and postpartum thyroiditis. She has published articles in Thyroid, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology.

She has been an invited speaker at local and national conferences and is involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows in both the Department of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Nguyen earned her medical degree from the University of California, Davis. Following her residency at UCLA-Olive View Medical center, she went on to complete her Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at Keck School of Medicine of USC before joining the faculty in 2015.


  • American Thyroid Association 84th Annual Meeting: Abstract Winner, 2014
  • UCLA-Olive View: Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, 2013
  • American Heart Association: Undergraduate Research Scholar, 2003
  • National Merit Scholar, 2001-2005


  • Influence of Thyroglobulin (Tg) Autoantibodies on Tg levels Measured by Different Methodologies: (IMA, LC-MS/MS and RIA) J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2024 Apr 30. . View in PubMed
  • Risk Factors for Thyroid Dysfunction in Pregnancy: An Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis Thyroid. 2024 Mar 28. . View in PubMed
  • An update: maternal iodine supplementation, thyroid function tests, and child neurodevelopmental outcomes Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2023 10 01; 30(5):265-272. . View in PubMed
  • Graves’ hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2019 10; 26(5):232-240. . View in PubMed
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2019 06; 62(2):359-364. . View in PubMed
  • An unusual presentation of post gastric bypass hypoglycemia with both postprandial and fasting hypoglycemia Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep 2018 Oct 31; 2018:18-0089. . View in PubMed
  • Graves’ hyperthyroidism in pregnancy: a clinical review Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018; 4:4. . View in PubMed
  • A look at Graves’ hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Ann Thyroid. 2018; 28(3). . View in PubMed
  • Iodine-Induced Fetal Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment with Intra-Amniotic Levothyroxine Horm Res Paediatr. 2018; 90(6):419-423. . View in PubMed
  • Thyroid. 2016 09; 26(9):1338-9. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical features and hospital outcomes in thyroid storm: a retrospective cohort study J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Feb; 100(2):451-9. . View in PubMed
  • Authors’ reply Indian J Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 58(1):81. . View in PubMed
  • SCEDOSPORIUM INFECTION IN A PATIENT WITH ANTI-TNFa THERAPY Indian J Dermatol. 2011 Jan; 56(1):82-3. . View in PubMed
  • Increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with psoriatic arthritis Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2010 Aug; 8(4):331-4. . View in PubMed
  • Incidence and nature of infectious disease in patients treated with anti-TNF agents Autoimmun Rev. 2009 Dec; 9(2):67-81. . View in PubMed
  • The efficacy of fibrin sealant in prevention of anastomotic leak after laparoscopic gastric bypass J Surg Res. 2004 Dec; 122(2):218-24. . View in PubMed