Dr. Phong Nguyen had been involved with Emergency Medicine for 22 years as physician and Medical Director for the Emergency Department at Redlands Community Hospital (RCH). He also worked closely with the paramedics throughout the Inland Empire.
Dr. Nguyen currently is a medical director for four different fire departments, including Colton, Loma Linda, Redlands, and San Manuel. He is also a medical director for Crafton Hills Paramedic Program. He teaches at University of California, Riverside Medical School. Dr. Nguyen is very involved within the region as a Member and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee with Inland County Emergency Medical Agency.
Dr. Nguyen plays tennis in his spare time and enjoys singing Karaoke. He is a board member at Crafton Hills College as well as the RCH Foundation. Dr. Nguyen is on the Board of Directors for the San Bernardino Medical Society and American Medical Tennis Association. He has been involved for the past 15 years as a presenter, conference coordinator, Vice President, and now as Chairman of the National Association of Americans with Disability Act Coordinators.
Dr. Nguyen was recruited for Dancing with the Stars by the dare from a colleague. He is looking forward to learning the steps and will dance his way to your heart.