Dr David Nguyen


MBBS (Hons) Qld, B Pharm Qld, FRANZCP, AMA (M)

Area: Psychiatry

Dr David Nguyen is a Member of the Faculty of Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Sections of Neuropsychiatry and Private Practitioners.

Qualifications and Fellowships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists – admitted as Fellow in February 2018
  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS (Hons)) Honours Class IIB – Thesis – Qualitative review of psychosocial adjustment in patients after a myocardial infarction University of Queensland – Dean’s Commendation in First and Second Years
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy University of Queensland – Dean’s Commendation in First, Second and Third Years

Current Positions

  • February 2018 – Current: Psychiatrist in Private Practice – Toowong Specialist Clinic, Toowong Private Hospital, Brisbane Private Hospital, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
  • Teaching / Mentoring Roles:
    • 2018 – Current: Lecturer for 2nd and 3rd Year Psychiatry Trainees in QLD Lecture Program
    • 2014 – Current: University of Queensland Associate Lecturer – teaching of medical students

Previous Positions

  • 2017 – 2018: Senior Psychiatry Registrar in Private Practice – Toowong Specialist Clinic – included placements at Melaleuca Clinic (The Prince Charles Hospital), Biala Clinic, Tess Crammond Multidisciplinary Pain Centre and CL HADS (Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital)
  • 2016 – 2017: Psychiatry Registrar – Damascus Health Services, Brisbane Private Hospital
  • 2012 – 2016: Psychiatry Registrar – Princess Alexandra Hospital and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital – Rotations included Acute Care Team, PA Hospital AAPU, Consultation-Liaison, Older Persons Mental Health, Early Psychosis, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Teams
  • 2012: Junior House Officer – Princess Alexandra Hospital – Rotations included General Practice, Psychiatry, Clinical Medicine
  • 2011: Medical Internship – Princess Alexandra Hospital – Rotations included General Surgery (QEII), Emergency Department, Clinical Pharmacology, General Medicine, Psychiatry and Anaesthetics
  • 2005 – 2011: Pharmacist – Roles included management of staff in the pharmacy; dispensing and provision of advice for medications; dispensing of Methadone/Buprenorphine as part of Opiate Replacement Program

Management and Leadership Experience

  • 2019 – Current: Avant QLD Medical Advisory Council
  • 2018 – 2019: QLD Psychiatrist Liaison for Psychiatry Interest Forum (RANZCP)
  • 2017 – 2018: Vice President – Queensland Psychiatric Trainees Association
  • 2017 – 2018: Private Practice Representative – Queensland Psychiatric Trainees Association
  • 2016: Completed Step-Up Leadership Program
  • 2015 – 2016: Senior Psychiatry Registrar – Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • 2014 – 2015: Chairperson for Psychiatry Registrars – Princess Alexandra Hospital

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