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Macklin Nguyen, MD


Macklin Nguyen, MD is a native Washingtonian and grew up in Bellevue, WA. A son of Vietnamese immigrants, he is the first generation to go to college and medical school, both at the University of Washington. After a one-year stint in the Nevada desert, he is happy to be back home for residency. His professional interests include clinical research, imaging, and the optimization of patient care. He enjoys cooking, baking, eating, and Pokémon Go.


Education and Training

College: University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Biology & Microbiology

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Preliminary Year: Southern Hills Hospital, Las Vegas, NV

Published works

Cook M, Baker K, Redman M, Lachance K, Nguyen M, Parvathaneni U, Bhatia S, Nghiem PT, Tseng YD. Differential outcomes among immunosuppressed patients with Merkel cell carcinoma: impact of immunosuppression type on cancer-specific and overall survival. Am J Clin Oncol. 2019; 42(1):82-88. doi:10.1097/COC.0000000000000482

Pepple KL, Nguyen MH, Williamson K, Odell N, Lee CS, Leveque TK, Van Gelder RN. Response of inflammatory cystoid macular edema to treatment with oral acetazolamide. Retina. 2019;39(5):948-955. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002044.

Tseng YD, Nguyen MH, Baker K, Cook M, Redman M, Lachance K, Bhatia S, Liao JJ, Apisarnthanarax S, Nghiem PT, Parvathaneni U. Effect of host immune status on the efficacy of radiotherapy and recurrence-free survival among 805 Merkel cell carcinoma patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 102(2): 330-339. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.05.075

Nguyen MH, Lavilla M, Kim J, Fang LC. Cardiac sparing characteristics of internal mammary chain radiotherapy using deep inspiration breath hold for left-sided breast cancer. Radiat Oncol. 2018;13:103. doi: 10.1186/s13014-018-1052-8