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Mr Bao Nguyen

Last updated: 3 Jan 2024

GMC: 6076261
Areas of Practice: Adult Cardiac
Region: South West
Hospitals: Derriford Hospital

Mr Nguyen is a consultant surgeon in Derriford hospital and provides Adult Cardiac surgical care for patients from the Devon and Cornwall regions in the United Kingdom. He graduated from Imperial College, University of London and completed his general surgical training on the Hammersmith hospitals training rotation before undertaking specialist training in Cardiac surgery in London, Oxford, Bristol and Derriford cardiac surgery units. This was further enhanced with an advanced surgical fellowship in Toronto, winning two scholarships. His clinical training is complemented by clinical and basic-science research conducted at the National Heart and Lung Institute in London evaluating the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass for which he was awarded his PhD. This was with grants from the British Heart Foundation and Heart Research UK and awarded the SCTS Edwards medal. Professionally, his area of practice includes surgical revascularisation, valve repair and replacement as well as undertaking major aortic reconstructive surgery.

Training Attended

  • Oxford Deanery Cardiothoracic Surgical Registrar: John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Registrar: Hammersmith Hospital London
  • Southwest Deanery Cardiothoracic Rotation: Bristol Heart Institute; Derriford Hospital
  • Advanced Cardiac Surgery Fellowship: Sunnybrook Hospital, University of Toronto

Qualifications & Accreditations

  • BSc Pharmacology and Molecular Toxicology Imperial College (1st Class, 2002)
  • MB BS Imperial College School of Medicine (1997-2003)
  • MSc Surgical Sciences (Cardiothoracic Surgery) Imperial College School of Medicine (2007-2008)
  • PhD Imperial College School of Medicine (2010-12)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England - MRCS(Eng)
  • Fellowship examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery - FRCS(CTh)

Adult Cardiac Surgery

SCTS Committees

This consultant has not been a member of any SCTS committees.



Plymouth University Hospitals NHS Trust
Cardiothoracic Dept
Level 9; Terence Lewis Building
Derriford Hospital
Derriford Road
United Kingdom

Secretary: Samantha Archer
Secretary Email:
Secretary Telephone: 01752 439231

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