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Meet Dr. Elena Nguyen, MD

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Dr. Elena Yen-Vi Nguyen, M.D., is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. She was born and raised in Northern Virginia and graduated summa cum laude with honors from the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG) at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. She went on to obtain her medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine where she also completed her transitional year and residency training in Ophthalmology. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, one of America’s best children’s hospitals as ranked by the U.S. News and World Report. 

Dr. Nguyen sees patients of all ages and manages a variety of adult and pediatric pathology including chalazia/ styes, allergic and vernal conjunctivitis, blocked tear ducts, amblyopia, progressive myopia, strabismus, cataracts, dry eye, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and ocular trauma. She has a special interest in strabismus and cataract surgery.


She enjoys spending time with her partner and their 3 cats as well as practicing calligraphy, salsa dancing, and trying new restaurants.

Dr. Nguyen speaks English and Vietnamese.


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