Get to know Pediatric Physiatrist Dr. Gabrielle Nguyen, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.
A caring pediatric physiatrist, Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, seeing patients at their Main Campus and West Campus. Her clinical interests include electrodiagnostic medicine, neuromuscular conditions, and limb deficiency, while her research focuses on pediatric electrodiagnostic medicine and improving outcomes in brachial plexus injury.
Texas Children’s Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. It is proud to be consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation.
“I believe in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to patients and value input from all members of the treatment team, especially the patient and family. It is my aim to help patients and families achieve their maximum functional potential and obtain their personal goals” stated Dr. Nguyen.
Alongside her clinical role, she has been serving as an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine since 2018.
Academically, Dr. Nguyen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Michigan. She earned her medical degree from the Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2012. She then went on to complete her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the San Antonio University School of Medicine in 2016, followed by a fellowship in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in 2018.
Licensed to practice medicine in Texas, the doctor is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation & pediatric rehabilitation medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The mission of the ABPMR is to serve the public by improving the quality of patient care in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is accomplished through a process of certification and maintenance of certification that fosters excellence and encourages continuous learning.
Furthermore, Dr. Nguyen is board-certified in electrodiagnostic medicine by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). The ABEM promotes high quality patient care by overseeing a certification process that requires physicians to obtain specific academic training and clinical experience, then demonstrate competency in the EDX evaluation of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems by passing a comprehensive examination.
Among her professional affiliations, she is an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation & the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry and physiatrics, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Pediatric physiatrists are doctors who specialize in the nonsurgical treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone injuries and illnesses that affect movement in children.
Learn More about Dr. Gabrielle Nguyen:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82067854-Gabrielle-Nguyen-Physiatrist-Physical-Medicin or through Texas Children’s Hospital, https://www.texaschildrens.org/find-a-doctor/gabrielle-nguyen-md
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