Trinh Nhu, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Trinh Nhu, M.D., F.A.C.S, joined SoCal Eye in 1997, with the opening of their second office in Los Alamitos. Dr. Nhu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Trinh Nhu is also a professor of ophthalmology at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine.

As a board-certified ophthalmologist for over seventeen years, Dr. Trinh Nhu has extensive experience treating all eye diseases. In addition to performing cataract surgery with the latest accommodating, multifocal, and toric intraocular lenses, she also performs clear lensectomy, glaucoma, pterygium, eyelid cancer removal and reconstruction, as well as blepharoplasty. Most important of all, Dr. Trinh Nhu is committed to providing her patients with exceptional eye care.

EDUCATION

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Degree: Bachelor of Science – Summa Cum Laude
1985-1989
University of California, Irvine
School of Medicine
Irvine, CA
Doctor of Medicine – AOA Honors
1989-1993
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
Internal Medicine Internship
1993-1994
University of California, Irvine
Department of Ophthalmology
Irvine, CA
Ophthalmology Residency
1994-1997

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Ophthalmology
2000

APPOINTMENTS

Partner Ophthalmologist, SoCal Eye

Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine
School of Medicine

STAFF SURGICAL PRIVILEGES

Los Alamitos Medical Center
Active
Lakewood Eye Physicians SurgiCenter
Active
UCI Medical Center
Active
Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Courtesy

PROFESSIONAL AND HONOR SOCIETIES

Fellow of American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

HONORS AND AWARDS

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1994
Roger G. Hauser, M.D. Memorial Trust Scholarship
1991-1992
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Letter of Commendation
1991-1992
Department of Pediatrics, Letter of Commendation
1991-1992
Basic Science Award for Academic Excellence
1991
Rotary Club Award
1991
McGraw Hill Award for Top 2 Medical Students
1990
Department of Microbiology, Letter of Commendation
1989-1990
USC Honors Engineering Program
1985-1990
USC Associate Scholar
1985-1989

RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS

Subinvestigator – Study AZ04; Collaborative Neuroscience

Subinvestigator – Study DSP; Collaborative Neuroscience

Subinvestigator – Study Seroquel D1443-C0040; Collaborative Neuroscience

Subinvestigator – Lens Opacification Classification System III; Forest II study; CNS

Subinvestigator – Lens Opacification Classification System III; Forest 36 study; CNS

UCI Department of Ophthalmology
Posterior Chamber Secondary IOL – Advantages & Morbidity.
1996-1997
UCI Department of Ophthalmology
Applications of PAR Corneal Topography to PRK.
1995-1996
UCI Department of Ophthalmology / Beckman Laser Institute
Effect of Misalignment of the 193nm Excimer Laser and its Implication on Human Corneal Surgery. PRK clinical studies.
1992
UCI Family Practice Research Fellowship
A Survey of Ophthalmic Screening for Diabetics by Primary Care Physicians.
Y Baribeau, J Eugene, TT Nhu, M Berns, S Firestein, Y Liaw, L Yow, M Wilson
1990
American Heart Association Fellowship
Beckman Laser Institute

Application of the KTP and Excimer Laser in Performing Endarterectomies; Presented at the annual American Heart Association student researcher meeting.
Excimer Laser Radiation of Endarterectomy of Experimental Atheromas, Journal of Investigative Surgery, 1991; 4(3): 247-258
1988