Nguyen, Dao M.


Dao M. Nguyen is a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon who takes malignant pleural mesothelioma cases.

  • Serves as co-chair of hospital’s Disease Specific Group.
  • Noted proponent of appropriate minimally invasive thoracic surgery, and multimodality and novel therapies.
  • Research interests include targeted molecular therapy for thoracic cancers, receptor-mediated signals, anti-angiogenesis, and phase I, II, and III clinical trials of treatments for thoracic cancers.
  • Formerly a principle investigator for the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health
  • Teaches at University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.


  • M.D. degree from McGill University.