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Dr. Nguyen's Bio

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Claude Nguyen, MD is a board-certified Vascular Neurologist with more than 14 years of diverse experience. Dr. Nguyen graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 2007 and went on to complete an Internal Medicine internship at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, New York. He completed his Neurology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn New York, where also served as Chief Resident.  He then completed a two-year vascular neurology fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  


Before joining Current Neurology Solutions, Dr. Nguyen was on staff at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.  Prior to this, he was on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Medical Director of Stroke at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center through its expansion into a Level I Trauma Center. While at Penn, he also completed a Master’s in Medical Education. Dr. Nguyen has also served at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Temple, Texas, where he was Director of the Telestroke program, expanding telemedicine to rural and remote centers with high need.   He is currently CNS's director of clinical informatics. 


Having grown up in Silicon Valley, Dr. Nguyen is passionate about technology and finding ways to integrating novel technologies into stroke care, telemedicine, and building of stroke systems. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, daughter, and beagle mix.  

Education and Credentials

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Neurology 

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Vascular Neurology



Medical Degree 2003-2007   

Medical College of Wisconsin 

Milwaukee, WI 


Internship  2007-2008  

Richmond University Medical Center 

Staten Island, NY 


Residency  2008-2011 

Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center 

Brooklyn, NY 


Fellowship  2011-2013 

Vascular Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 

Houston, TX  


Master’s in Medical Education 2014  

University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA  



  • Stroke  

  • Transient ischemic attack  

  • Intracerebral hemorrhage  

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage  

  • Intracranial atherosclerosis  

  • Small vessel disease  

  • Telemedicine, and technology integration  

  • Pre-hospital and stroke systems of care  


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