Meet Dr. Nguyen

Board Certified Psychiatrist in Washington, DC

Peter Nguyen, DO
Peter Nguyen, DO

“I came here from California for residency, fell in love with the city, and have lived here since. I’m impressed people here have big goals and work hard to make the world a better place.”


Board Certified Psychiatrist


Residency - St. Elizabeths Hospital - Psychiatry

Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate - University of California, Riverside



Nguyen P.T., Kolodner G. Disulfiram: The prudent use of an effective medication. Accepted  for Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association 2020.

Nguyen. P.T. Case Study of Olanzapine induced hypothermia, bradycardia and pancytopenia. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association. 2019 May 18. San Francisco, CA

Nguyen P.T., Nguyen N., Vo K., Ho S., Nguyen J., Woo B.K. Knowledge of Dementia Among Vietnamese American Immigrants in Orange County. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2016 Apr;20:39-40.

Nguyen P.T., Rashid R., Zhou D., Chen S. Optimization of MCF-7aro/ERE for use in high-throughput screening assay. Presented at Eugene and Ruth Roberts Symposium at the City of Hope - Beckman Research Institute. 2011 June. Duarte, CA

Nguyen P.T., Ta J., Evans J., Sladek F.M. Effect of essential fatty acid linoleic acid on the expression of nuclear receptor HNF4alpha in murine liver. Presented at Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of California, Riverside. 2011 May. Riverside, CA


Academic/Research Positions

George Washington University School of Medicine -2020

DC Dept. of Behavioral Health Residency Training Program- 2020

University of California, Los Angeles - 2015

San Diego State University - 2012

City of Hope - Beckman Research Institute - 2011

University of California, Riverside - 2011