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Ly T. Nguyen, M.D.


Dr. Ly T. Nguyen is a board-certified ophthalmologist that specializes in cataract, oculoplastic surgeries, and facial rejuvenation procedures. She is an internationally recognized doctor, author, and speaker. Dr. Nguyen was born in a fishing village in Vietnam and later raised in Hawai’i. She now makes her home in Orlando, Florida.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with Honors, in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University in Rhode Island. She continued her education at the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. After graduating with her medical degree and finishing her preliminary surgery internship year, she completed her general ophthalmology training at the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.

As a board certified physician by the American board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Nguyen has published numerous journal articles and been a guest speaker for multiple medical meetings and conferences. She actively researches the latest ocular conditions and their treatments in addition to keep up to date with the latest technology and advancements in ophthalmology. Her accolades and awards also include being a recipient of the Hawaii Medical Association Alliance Endowment Award for community service and academic achievement. In addition, she was awarded the prestigious JABSOM Pacific/Asian Scholarship for academic achievement and commitment to serving the Pacific/Asian region. During her ophthalmology residency, she was awarded the Resident Research Award for excellence in ophthalmic research at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Nguyen has hospital privileges at Florida Hospitals, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Regional Medical Center. She is part of the trauma team at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida.  She currently operates at St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Kissimmee Surgery Center. Dr. Nguyen is a volunteer faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Lake Nona. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Osceola Council on Aging, The Association of Women Surgeons, and St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the board of The Vietnamese Association of Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacists of Florida and St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Physician Leadership Group. In her free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys reading, traveling, snowboarding, golf, and wine tasting.