Associate Professor, Ph.D, MD Nguyen Thi Hoan

Associate Professor, Ph.D, MD Nguyen Thi Hoan

Associate Professor, Ph.D, MD Nguyen Thi Hoan

Languages spoken: Vietnamese


Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thi Hoan has 40 years’ experience in pediatrics. Presently, she is working at Pediatrics Center, Vinmec Times City International Hospital




  • Pediatrics



  • Examination, treatment and counselling of endocrinological, metabolic and genetic pathologies
  • Postpartum screening of the pathologies implemented at Vinmec Times City International Hospital, such as congenital hypothyroidism, G6PD deficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Treatment and monitoring of common endocrine diseases in children, such as early puberty, impaired growth, hypothyroidism, type 1 diabetes, hyperthyroidism…
  • Counselling of pediatric pathologies as congenital metabolic disorder and chromosomal abnormality

1978: Graduated from Hanoi University of Medicine

1985 – 1987: Full-time First Degree Specialty at Hanoi University of Medicine

1991: Training abroad at Uppsala Academy – Sweden for 3 months in research method, from March to June, 1991

1996: Second Degree Specialist

2002: Full-time Primary Doctor – Ministry of Health

1993: Doctor of Philosophy degree in Pediatric Endocrinology

2003: Full-time Principal Official at Academy

2007: The title of Associate Professor

2011: Senior Doctor

1978 – 2013: Working at National Children Hospital

1996 – 2003: Deputy Head of Endocrinology – Metabolism – Genetics Department at National Children Hospital

2003 – 2010: Head of Endocrinology – Metabolism – Genetics Department at National Children Hospital

2010 – 2013: Working at Department of Voluntary Treatment A at National Children Hospital

Mar, 2013 – Now: Working at Pediatrics Department at Vinmec Times City Hospital

2005: Certificate of Merit from Prime Minister

2005: The title of Meritorious Doctor

2012: Third grade Labor Order

2014: The title of People’s Doctor

2000 – 2009: Awards the title of ‘Emulation Soldier’ at grassroots level continuously for 10 years

Certificate of Merit from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor and Vietnam Medical Trade Union

  • Participated in writing the articles in Endocrinology book (Vietnam Endocrinology Association)
  • Participated in writing the articles in ‘Textbook of Pediatrics’
  • Chaired 03 ministry-level topics: (01 topic of Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, one of Ministry of Health and another cooperated with Japan)
    • ‘Using molecular techniques to diagnose two common inherited neuromuscular diseases: Duchenne DMD and Spinal Muscular Atrophy  SMA’ in 2004 and 2005
    • Neonatal screening for early detection and intervention of congenital hypothyroidism and G6PD enzyme deficiency, in order to contribute to improve population quality’ from 2004 to 2006. She is one of the first Vietnamese people who works on the neonatal screening program with congenital hypothyroidism and G6DP deficiency, which is included in national key program and implemented on 51/63 cities and provinces in the country across the country by the Directorate of Population – Ministry of Health.
    • ‘Screening for the high risk of congenital metabolic disorder in Vietnam’ for the first time at the National Children Hospital, cooperated with Shimane-Japan Academy to detect rare diseases and save lives if any early diagnosis and timely intervention from 2005 to 2015. Currently, the program has been widely implemented in major cities across the country.
  • Scientific research projects: Dr. Nguyen Thi Hoan has over 86 full-text articles published in: Vietnam Pediatric Journal, Journal of Medicine, Journal of Endocrinology, Military… There are about 11 reports published in foreign journals, as ‘Gene’; ‘Human Mutation’; ‘Diabetes care’; ‘Molecular genetic and metabolism’; ‘Journal of Inherited metabolic disease’. Besides, more than 10 reports presented in Asian – Pacific Regional Conferences in Neonatal Screening and Congenital Metabolic Disorder Pathology