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Phuong D. Nguyen

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Phuong D. Nguyen

  • Bar Memberships
    • State Bar of Texas
  • J.D. University of Houston Law Center (2006)
  • B.A. Southwestern University (1998)

Phuong D. Nguyen is a senior attorney at Brown & Fortunato and a member of the Health Care Group. Phuong is based in the Houston area and has extensive experience in health care regulatory matters, compliance and privacy. He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Health Care Compliance Association, and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Compliance Certification Board.

In addition, Phuong has experience serving in health care compliance roles for a large non-profit health care system, where he developed and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the compliance program for a region with multiple hospitals, an accountable care organization, and an affiliated non-profit, multi-specialty physician group. Immediately prior to joining Brown & Fortunato, he served as the Compliance Officer for a leading heart research institute and affiliated physician group.

Phuong attended Southwestern University on a viola performance scholarship, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Math and Philosophy. After college, Phuong pursued several interests, including an interest in music by teaching Suzuki violin and viola for the University of Texas at Austin String Project, and then in public school and private settings. In 2003, he decided to change careers and enrolled in the University of Houston Law Center under a Dean’s Scholarship and received his J.D. in 2006. While at the Law Center, he was awarded a Prudential Life Insurance Scholarship (nominated by health law faculty) and won 1st place in the Houston Bar Association, Health Law Section’s first writing competition.

Phuong and his wife, Linda, enjoy spending time with their three children.