Mike M. Nguyen,MD

About Mike
Specialties:
  • Urology
Board Certifications:
  • Urology

Mike M Nguyen, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of urology at the USC Institute of Urology. He joined USC after five years at The University of Arizona, where he was the Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen specializes in the treatment of kidney and prostate cancer using the latest robotic and minimally invasive approaches and he has extensive experience with robotic partial nephrectomy and prostatectomy. Dr. Nguyen additionally has expertise in the management of complex kidney stones using both surgical approaches and through dietary prevention.

An innovator in the field of health promotion in urology, Dr. Nguyen is particularly interested in the development of new approaches for the prevention of urologic diseases. His work in this area includes research on the prevention of prostate cancer using green tea and metformin and the prevention of kidney stones using novel dietary approaches.

Dr. Nguyen’s research includes work supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health. He conducts research in several areas including prostate cancer prevention, kidney cancer evaluation, and novel behavioral approaches to the prevention of kidney stone disease and other benign urologic conditions. Dr. Nguyen also founded and runs the popular KidneyStoners.org website for kidney stone patients, which attracts over 50,000 visitors a month. Dr. Nguyen has over 30 peer-reviewed articles in the urologic literature and is a reviewer for several urology journals. He has been an invited speaker and instructor at multiple national and international urology meetings.