Phuong T. Ngo, M.D.

Phuong Ngo, M.D.

Phuong T. Ngo, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-2522 - Academic Office
502-562-4370 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Oncology; Hematology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology / Hematology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: St. George's University
  • Residency: Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

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Featured Publications

  • Ngo P, Kumar R, Rojan A. Mismatch repair deficiency testing in colorectal cancer and factors associated with nonadherence to guidelines. (2020): e16069-e16069.
  • Ngo P, Dong B, Souders L, Mull J, Hegazi M, Wu X, Rai S, Redman R. Assessing oncology patients' perceptions of treatment goals. (2020): e19160-e19160.
  • Li Q, Ngo PT, Egilmez NK. Anti-PD-1 antibody-mediated activation of type 17 T-cells undermines checkpoint blockade therapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2021 Jun;70(6):1789-1796. doi: 10.1007/s00262-020-02795-2. Epub 2020 Nov 27. PMID: 33245376.
  • Ngo P, Shanshal M, Rojan A. Immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer and the importance of tumour testing. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Jul 16;13(7):e235774. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-235774. PMID: 32675128; PMCID: PMC7368477.
  • Bhandari S, Ngo P, Kute B, Mandadi M, Pitman WA, Wu X, Lloyd S, Brown MC, Rai SN, Jain D, Riley EC. Adherence to anti-estrogen therapy in women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer utilizing bubble packaging: a pilot study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep;177(2):395-399. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05308-7. Epub 2019 Jun 6. PMID: 31172406.
  • Reynolds SB, Hashmi H, Ngo P, Kloecker G. Rescue therapy for acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura unresponsive to conventional treatment. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jan 14;12(1):bcr-2018-227717. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227717. PMID: 30642865; PMCID: PMC6340572.
  • Turenius CI, Htut MM, Prodon DA, Ebersole PL, Ngo PT, Lara RN, Wilczynski JL, Stanley BG. GABA(A) receptors in the lateral hypothalamus as mediators of satiety and body weight regulation. Brain Res. 2009 Mar 25;1262:16-24. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.01.016. Epub 2009 Jan 21. PMID: 19401161.
  • Turenius CI, Charles JR, Tsai DH, Ebersole PL, Htut MH, Ngo PT, Lara RN, Stanley BG. The tuberal lateral hypothalamus is a major target for GABAA--but not GABAB-mediated control of food intake. Brain Res. 2009 Aug 4;1283:65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.05.064. Epub 2009 Jun 6. PMID: 19501070.