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Dr. Dennis Nguyen

Double Board-Certified Dermatologist and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgeon located in South Pasadena, CA & Arcadia, CA

About Dr. Nguyen

Phillip H. A. Lee, MD

Dr. Dennis Nguyen is a Southern California native, proud to be serving our community as a double Board-Certified Dermatologist and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgeon.


Dr. Nguyen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Following college, Dr. Nguyen continued his work in the UCSF Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node Program and research of autologous melanoma vaccines. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine as a prestigious Regents Scholar in 2004. From there, Dr. Nguyen completed his internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, his dermatology residency at University Hospitals/Case Western in Cleveland, and his ACMS Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York.


Since 2009, Dr. Nguyen has honed his skills in the treatment of skin cancers and cutaneous oncology. He has performed over 20,000 cases of Mohs micrographic surgery, treating all manner of common and rare skin malignancies. Each case requires diligence under the microscope and thoughtful execution in reconstruction. His fellowship training and extensive experience make him uniquely qualified to deliver superior surgical results.


Dr. Nguyen is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Mohs Surgery. He is on volunteer faculty at the UC Riverside School of Medicine and reviews articles for publication in the journal Dermatologic Surgery.


Dr. Nguyen enjoys travel, snowboarding, photography, and the foods and rich cultural opportunities of Southern California. He explores this alongside his wife Alyssa and their two young boys.