ABOUT DR. SON NGUYEN
Dr. Nguyen is passionate about providing excellent patient care. After medical school, he completed a highly sought general surgery training in Saigon, Vietnam and visiting fellowship in laparoscopic and colorectal surgery at University of Louisville in Kentucky. He served his internship at Texas Tech University and went on to receive his training in family medicine after research fellowship in Cardiology at Emory University. Dr. Nguyen graduated from States University of New York, University Of Buffalo as honored Chief Resident. After his residency, Dr. Nguyen underwent extensive training in cosmetic dermatology for the last eight years with world-renowned Cosmetic Dermatologists and Surgeons: Zein E. Obagi M.D, Richard Goldfarb M.D & Roger Khouri M.D; including lasers, neuromodulators, fillers, topical cosmoceuticals, chemical peels, skin rejuvenation, fat transfer, Smartlipo laser- assisted liposuction and body-contouring.
Through his work as a researcher, primary care physician, trauma and general surgeon and cosmetic dermatology physician, he has gained a unique perspective on providing patient care; Dr. Nguyen strives to look at the patient as a whole when developing a personalized treatment plan. He has served his professorship in Cosmetic Dermatology at The Medical College of Saigon, Vietnam.
Since 2008, Dr. Nguyen has been practicing cosmetic dermatology and other groundbreaking surgeries in Atlanta, Georgia. He was one the first specialists in the United States to introduce the Combined TCA-Deep Peel with Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing procedure for Skin rejuvenation.
He has first performed implant-free fat transfer breast augmentation with or without Brava and introduced the first laser–assisted liposuction surgery (Smartlipo) in Vietnam during his professorship.
Dr. Nguyen has extended his work with Dr. Zein E. Obagi, a world-renowned cosmetic dermatologist, to develop and expand Obagi skin treatment concepts and skin care lines ZO and Obagi Condition & Enhance in Asian and Spanish communities, especially in Vietnam. In 2009, The Stone Mountain Skin Health Center was formed in order to combine the most advanced proven methods of aesthetic care, to develop Vietnam ZO Skin Health Center in Saigon, Vietnam and to provide medical directorship and cosmetic dermatology education in Vietnam.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and American Society For Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS).