To Lam Nguyen
To-Lam Nguyen, M.D.
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Triple Terp here and probably lifelong Marylander! I was raised in Waldorf, Maryland for most of my life. My parents are still there now. When I was younger, I wanted to be a pediatrician. I’ve always loved kids. For a brief period in high school, I thought I wanted to be a pediatric oncologist after volunteering at Inova Fairfax Hospital. I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland in College Park. During college, I had the wonderful opportunity to be an ER scribe at a nearby hospital called Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland. That was where I fell in love with emergency medicine. I still loved pediatrics, but I did like the acuity of the adult patients in the ER. I was lucky to have attended medical school here in Baltimore at the University of Maryland. Little did I know my absolute dream program was offered right here. EM/Peds- it’s the best of both worlds!
In my spare time, I like to run, practice yoga (started during medical school and got my RYT-200 certification), go hiking, travel to new places (looking forward to going back to Vietnam, El Salvador, and Ecuador), and...sleep. I attempted to pick up sewing a little over a year ago and have made a few garments including jeans, a dress, and a Vietnamese dress called áo dài.
I’m so excited to be staying here in Baltimore for the next 5 years and I’m thrilled to be part of the Peds and EM families!