(HARTFORD, Conn.) – Tuyen D. Nguyen, D.M.D., of Salem, has joined the Medical and Dental Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

An oral-maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Nguyen received his degree in dentistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He served as a resident in oral-maxillofacial surgery at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center/Cornell Weill Medical College, South Bronx, N.Y.

Dr. Nguyen also holds a master’s degree in public health from the Yale University School of Public Health and a master’s degree in biochemistry from the University of California at Riverside. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association and the Sigma Xi Scientific Society.

At Saint Francis Dr. Nguyen will practice with Edward Goracy, D.D.S., in East Hartford.

Founded in 1897, Saint Francis is licensed for 617 acute inpatient beds and 65 bassinets and is the largest Catholic hospital in New England.