Dr. Hiep C. Nguyen, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, recently joined the Florida Heart and Lung Institute of Osceola, formerly Cardiac Surgical Associates of Osceola and the cardiothoracic surgical team at Osceola Regional Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Institute.

Dr. Nguyen brings significant experience in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery to Osceola Regional Medical Center. His expertise includes minimally invasive and robotic surgery, such as robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), Mitral Valve Repair (MVR), Aortic Surgery, Mini MVR and Tricuspid Valve Replacement (TVR), Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR) and Endovascular Stent Grafting for Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic dissection.

Most recently, Dr. Nguyen served as the Surgical Director of the TAVR program and Surgical Director of Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Texas. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Christian Care Health Systems in Delaware where he served as Director of the Cardiac Surgical ICU, Director Aortic Program, and Surgical Director of the TAVR program.

"Dr. Nguyen brings a dynamic skillset to our cardiovascular team, complementing our program and aligning with the hospital's future care goals," said David M. Carbone, Chief Executive Officer of Osceola Regional Medical Center.

A graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Nguyen also holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from Rice University. He completed his fellowship at New York University, is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery.

"Osceola Regional Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Institute offers top-notch care, and I am thrilled for the opportunity to be a part of it," Dr. Nguyen said. "I look forward to working with this experienced team to continue to offer the best cardiac care to our community."

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