BOARD certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon

meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Nguyen     

Dr. Quoc L. Nguyen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California in San Diego. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the world renowned New York University with high honors. He later completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Medical Center and its affiliated hospital Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs Hospital in Chicago. After finishing his residency, Dr. Nguyen worked as an associate at a reputable OMS group practice practice in the western suburbs of Chicago. During this time working in private practice, Dr. Nguyen held dual academic positions as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and UIC Medical Center, where he was actively involved in resident education while talking ER call for maxillofacial trauma. In addition, Dr. Nguyen also held medical staff privileges at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois and Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois. He has returned home to Southern California to be with his family and to provide an exceptional quality of surgical services for his patients at Laguna Hills Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery. Dr. Nguyen is on active medical staff at Saddleback Memorial Hospital in Laguna Hills/San Clemente as well has Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo/Laguna Beach.

Other Active Memberships

  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Dr. Nguyen maintains his certification by the American Heart Association in Basic

    Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life, Support as well as certification by the American College of Surgeons in Advanced Trauma Life Support

  • Dr. Nguyen likes to surf and loves to spend time with family and friends. He has four beautiful girls and one handsome boy!