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In 2022, Dr. Lynsa Nguyen joined Valley Children’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Center.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and Spanish at Vanderbilt University. Motivated by her volunteer experience as a health educator with the Primeros Pasos clinic in Guatemala during her undergraduate years, she went on to obtain her medical degree through the Global Health Track from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. During medical school, she assisted in providing prenatal care at a public clinic in Nicaragua, in addition to investigating the rates of obstetric complications at the clinic due to limited resources and differences in routine prenatal care.

Dr. Nguyen went on to complete a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at University of California San Francisco-Fresno. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During her fellowship training, she was the recipient of the SMFM Foundation’s Teaching Fellowship, where she spent two months in Kijabe, Kenya implementing an obstetric ultrasound curriculum with the goal of establishing a sustainable form of obstetric ultrasound education.

Additionally, during her fellowship, Dr. Nguyen served as a clinical instructor and research mentor for residents at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Tennessee. She also helped develop and execute simulations through the resident simulation program. Dr. Nguyen is an active member of a variety of national and local professional organizations, including the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and the Fresno Madera Medical Society. She has presented numerous lectures and her own research has been shared in a variety of peer reviewed journals and presentations, including the American Journal of Reproductive Immunology and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting in 2021.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolGeorge Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
  • ResidencyObstetrics and Gynecology - University of California San Francisco-Fresno, Fresno, CA
  • FellowshipMaternal-Fetal Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN