Education & training
Dr Thanh-Thuan Nguyen is a passionate family Doctor enjoying broad variety and at times challenging complexity in General Practice. Having grown up for thirty years in Germany, he graduated in medicine in 2005 and obtained his Fellowship in 2016 with the Royal Australian College of GPs. Since relocating to Melbourne in 2008, he gained valuable hospital experience in Ballarat, Frankston and Rosebud (2012-2015), and enjoyed marvelous GP Training in rural Gippsland (Korumburra, Warragul) and 4 years in Cowes on Phillip Island. Since mid-2018 he has settled in Melbourne and last worked in the Preston area. Dr Nguyen has special interests in Preventive Health, Lifestyle Medicine, updating Patient histories and Aged Care. Skills include Implanon and minor skin surgery. He can speak German, Vietnamese and petit French and his hobbies include Family, Tennis and Swimming.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.