Wellsville: New surgeon comes to Jones Memorial Hospital
WELLSVILLE, NY (August 6, 2019) – Jones Memorial has announced that Du Nguyen, MD, a general surgeon, has joined the JMH Medical Staff and will begin seeing patients at his new office, located on the first floor of Jones Memorial Hospital, on September 10. Appointments can be made now by calling (585) 593-7911.
Dr. Nguyen, who comes to Jones from UR Medicine in Rochester, will have a full-time practice in Wellsville and has relocated to the area. “Since I grew up in a remote rural village, I understand the need for access to good health care in rural areas,” he said. “I am committed to providing great surgical care for everyone.”
As a general surgeon, Dr. Nguyen encounters conditions that range from relatively simple to complex. Not only is he proficient in the surgical treatment of colorectal, skin, soft tissue, breast and thyroid cancers, Dr. Nguyen is available to treat hernias, and biliary diseases and anorectal diseases including hemorrhoids, abscesses, fissures, and fistulas, as well as abdominal and groin hernias, gallbladder diseases, varicose veins, pneumothorax, and empyema.
Dr. Nguyen has expertise in hand-assisted laparoscopic colon resection for diverticulitis or cancer, laparoscopic inguinal and hiatal hernia repair, fundoplication and large ventral hernia repair with component separation. “I also perform video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for lung biopsies, pneumothorax or empyema, as well as vein ablation and varicose vein stripping, AV fistula for dialysis access and port placement for chemotherapy,” he said. Dr. Nguyen also does temporal artery biopsies for giant cell arteritis and muscle biopsies.
Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at Bassett Health. He is Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, UR Medicine Division of Regional General Surgery. “I am looking forward to giving my patients the best care available, treating them as if they are my family members – with dignity and respect,” he said.
To make an appointment with Dr. Nguyen, call his office at (585) 593-7911. Appointments will be made after September 10.