Dennis Nguyen, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon in Huntington Beach, CA

Dennis Nguyen, MD, FAAD

Dr. Dennis Nguyen is a Southern California native, privileged to be serving the community as a Board-Certified Dermatologist and ACMS Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon.

Dr. Nguyen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Following college, Dr. Nguyen continued his work in the UCSF Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node Program in the research of autologous melanoma vaccines. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine as a prestigious Regents Scholar in 2004. From there, Dr. Nguyen completed his internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, his dermatology residency at University Hospitals/Case Western in Cleveland, and his Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York.

Since 2009, Dr. Nguyen has honed his interest and skills in the treatment of skin cancers and cutaneous oncology. Dr. Nguyen has performed over 12,000 cases of Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction during this time, treating all manner of common and rare skin malignancies. His fellowship training and extensive experience make him uniquely qualified for the meticulous removal of skin cancer and the art of facial reconstruction.

To ensure the highest level of care and training for Mohs Surgery and reconstruction, patients need to insist their surgeon have completed a rigorous Mohs Surgery Fellowship accredited by the American College of Mohs Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Mohs Surgery, and member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He has published and lectured on the topic of facial reconstruction, leading workshops mentoring young surgeons. Dr. Nguyen reviews articles for publication in the journal Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen enjoys travel, photography and the foods and rich cultural opportunities of Southern California. He explores this alongside his wife Alyssa, sons Theodore and Harry, and their dog Crick.