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Jenny Nguyen


Texas Medical Center
West Campus
The Woodlands

Plastic Surgery, Hand & Upper Extremity Program
Phone: 832-822-3180 (Main Clinic) | 832-227-4263 (West) | 936-267-7100 (Woodlands) | 832-822-2778 (Scheduling)
Fax: 832-825-3192


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor, Wallace Tower
Houston, TX 77030

Jenny Lee Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hand Surgery 2021
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Fellowship Pediatric Hand Surgery 2021
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Fellowship Craniofacial Surgery 2020
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Hand Surgery 2019
Spectrum Health - Michigan State University Residency Plastic Surgery 2018
Texas Tech University Health Science Center Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2012


Dr. Nguyen received her undergraduate degree at Baylor University before attaining her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She then completed a 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency through Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After residency, she completed a total of four surgical fellowships. She first completed a 1-year orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. She then did a 1-year pediatric craniofacial surgery fellowship through Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She next did a 6-month pediatric hand surgery and microsurgery fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital before completing another 6-month pediatric hand surgery fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

She is now proud to be a member of the plastic surgery department at Texas Children’s Hospital and part of the Baylor College of Medicine plastic surgery faculty. She is an active member of the pediatric hand surgery division. She specializes in hand trauma, congenital hand, brachial plexus birth palsy, and microsurgery. She focuses on providing comprehensive care for the upper extremity in children, coordinating closely with hand occupational therapy to provide the best outcomes for her patients.

Clinical Interests:

Hand trauma, congenital hand conditions, brachial plexus birth palsy, microsurgery, cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis, peripheral nerve surgery

Research Interests:

Brachial plexus birth palsy, peripheral nerve surgery, hand surgery


Organization Name Role
American Association for Hand Surgery Candidate Member
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Candidate Member
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Candidate Member

Selected Publications

Nguyen, JL, Ho CA. Congenital disorders of the pediatric thumb. Journal of Bone and Joint Review. 2022 Mar 1;10(3).

Dibbs RP, Beh HZ, Ferry AM, Davies LW, Nguyen JL, Reece EM, Alfi DM, Pederson WC, Buchanan EP. Two-stage treatment of a large premaxillary defect. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2021 Nov-Dec 01;32(8):2827-2829.

Nguyen JL, Netscher DT. Staged digital flexor tendon reconstruction. In: Hunt III TR, Adams BD, Wiesel SW, eds. Operative Techniques in Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Surgery. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer; 2021:3474-3494.

Nguyen JL. Brady CM, Williams JK. A survey of craniofacial fellowships in North America: The craniofacial fellowship experience outside of the operating room. FACE. 2020;1(2):114-123.

Barber CM, Fahrenkopf MP, Dietze-Fiedler ML, Nguyen JL, Girotto JA. Cutaneous Aspergillus fumigatus infection in a newborn. Eplasty. 2019 Apr 25;19:ic13. eCollection 2019.

Nguyen JT, Nguyen JL, Wheatley MJ, Nguyen TA. Closed traumatic rupture of the thenar muscles from the origin: a case report and review of the literature. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2015 Mar;74(3):300-3.

Nguyen JL, Abedi M, Arentz C. Breast cancer. In: Toy, EC, ed. Case Files: Geriatrics. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education; 2014:197-210.

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