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Claude B. Nguyen, MD

Claude B. Nguyen, MD Physician

Director, Stroke Services at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Languages spoken:

  • Vietnamese

Dr. Nguyen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2011
  • Vascular Neurology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Dissection
  • Cerebral Blood Flow
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Stroke Care

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Neurology

    Penn Medicine University City 8th Floor 3737 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Richmond University Medical Center
Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center

Memberships

Abstract reviewer, American Heart Association International Stroke Conference, International Abstract reviewer, American Heart Association International Stroke Conference, International Alpha Omega Alpha, National American Academy of Neurology, International American Heart Assn/American Stroke Assn, World Stroke Organization, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nguyen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Sahota P, Vahidy F, Nguyen C, Bui TT, Yang B, Parsha K, Garrett J, Bambhroliya A, Barreto A, Grotta JC, Aronowski J, Rahbar MH, Savitz S: Changes in spleen size in patients with acute ischemic stroke: a pilot observational study Int J Stroke 8 (2): 60-67,2013.

Nguyen, Claude: Blogger for American Heart Association Stroke Blog : 2013.

Moradiya, Y, Dancour, E, Nguyen, C, Janjua, N, and Nguyen, T: Endovascular Cerebral Recanalization Procedures Medlink Neurology : 2012.

Mir, O., Nguyen, C., Guerrero, W., Savitz, S: Expansion of Intracerebral Hemorrhage during Transfer to a Tertiary Referral Center American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, March : 2012.

Sangha, Nguyen C., Johnson, M, Fong, A, Song, S., Pandurengan, R, Lyden, P., Grotta, J., Liebeskind, D: Multi-Center Experience of Acute Ischemic Strokes in Patients on Dabigatran Etexilate International Stroke Conference, Honolulu, HI : 2012.

Nguyen, C., Mir, O., Sangha, N., Hicks, W., Bursaw, A., Alderazi, Y., Pandurengan, R., Peng, H., Gonzales, N., Wu, T., Savitz, S., Grotta, J: Immediate Stroke Fellow Presence in the ER: Getting to the Needle Faster American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, March : 2012.

Nguyen, C., Mir, O., Vahidy, F., Lopez, G., Gonzales, N., Savitz, S: Transferring Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhages to Comprehensive Stroke Centers International Stroke Conference, Honolulu, HI, February : 2012.

Nguyen, C., Parker, S., Delano, A., Miller, S., McCarthy, J., Alonzo, M., Savitz, S., Wu, T., Grotta, J: Primary Stroke Center in Evolution: Paradoxical “high-tech” impediments to minimizing door-to-needle times World Stroke Congress, Brazilia, Brazil, October : 2012.

Panichpisal, K., Omoregie, E., Rodriguez, A., Sarva, H., Law, S., Rojas-Soto, Diana, Dardis, C., Ramirez-Abreu, D., Nguyen, C., Sareen, A., Kotseva, M., Cherian, S., Moradiya, Y., Antezana, A., Bulic, S., Jadoo, C., Personna-Policard, J., Vulkanov, V., Emami, A., Arya, K., Jirasakuldej, S., Kozlova, O., McIntyre, S., Thomas, L., Rosenbaum, D., Levine, S., Baird, A: Stroke Risk Factors and Ischemic Subtypes in a Multiethnic Population in Central and East Brooklyn American Academy of Neurology 64th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April : 2012.

Nguyen, C., Jones, E., Kuo, E., Peng, H., Pandurengan, R., Sangha, N., Mir, O., Alderazi, Y., Wu, T., Misra, V., Lopez, G., Barreto, A., Savitz, S., Grotta, J., Gonzales, N: Off-Label Use of Intravenous t-PA May Be Safe in Select Patients American Academy of Neurology 64th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April : 2012.

Academic Contact Info

51 North 39th St
Medical Office Building, Suite 305

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8870
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)