Thai Nguyen, MD

1541 Riverboat Center Dr.
Joliet, Illinois 60431

Thai T. Nguyen, MD


Advanced Urology Associates

1541 Riverboat Center Dr.
Joliet, Illinois 60431
Fax: (815) 741-3263
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About Me

Dr. Nguyen graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry in 1994. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1998. He subsequently completed a residency in urology in 2003, as well as an Endourological Society accredited fellowship in laparoscopic surgery and endourology in 2004 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. As a Fellow Associate in the University of Iowa Department of Urology, Dr. Nguyen was actively involved in resident education and was voted Teacher of the Year by the urology residents. Dr. Nguyen sub-specializes in minimally invasive surgical procedures, including laparoscopic renal surgery (nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, cryoablation/cryotherapy, pyeloplasty), laparoscopic prostatectomy and robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (a.k.a. da Vinci prostatectomy, robot prostatectomy), laser vaporization of the prostate, endoscopic kidney stone surgery. Dr. Nguyen is certified by the American Board of Urology. He is a member of the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society. Dr. Thai Nguyen is affiliated with the Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery.

  • Urology
  • Residency University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Medical School University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Dallas)
  • Urology
  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet
Medical Interests
  • Adults
  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Advanced Ultrasound-Guided MRI Prostate Care
  • Bipolar TURP
  • Bladder Botox
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Control
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Bladder Stone Removal
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • BPH
  • Cancer
  • Cancer / Oncology Patients
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystocele Repair
  • Cystoscopy
  • Davinci Robotic Surgery
  • Endourology
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
  • Family Planning
  • Female Urology
  • Female Urology Problems
  • Green Light Laser
  • Greenlight for BPH
  • H P V, Genital Warts
  • H P V, Veneral Warts
  • Impotence
  • Impotence Therapy
  • Incision Surgery
  • Incontinence
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Infertility
  • Interstim
  • Interstitial Laser Thermotherapy
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Problems
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparascopy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomies
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomies
  • Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser
  • Laser Prostate
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lithotripsy, Shockwave
  • Male Infertility
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Prostate Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Urological Procedures
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nerve Sparing
  • Oncology
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Pediatric Urological Services
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Surgery
  • Pelvic Prolapse
  • Penile Implant
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Penile Prosthesis (Inflatable)
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Prostate
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Enlargement
  • Prostate Microwave Therapy
  • Prostate Photovaporization
  • Prostate Problems
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostate Surgery, Tuna
  • Prostate Vaporization Surgery
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prosthesis
  • Pubvaginal Slings
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Renal Disorders
  • Renal Reconstruction
  • Robot Assisted Radical Retropubic Proctotectomy
  • Robotic Adrenalectomy
  • Robotic Cystectomy
  • Robotic Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Nephrolithotomy
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Same Day Appointments
  • Sexual Dysfunction Disorders
  • Shockwave
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Pain, Lumps
  • Testicular Sperm Extraction for Infertility
  • TOT/Female Incontinence Surgery
  • TVT/Female Incontinence Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • UPJ Obstruction
  • Ureter Reconstruction
  • Ureter Repair
  • Ureterolysis
  • Urinary Frequency
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Problems
  • Urinary Sphincter (Artificial)
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urodynamics
  • UroLift
  • Urologic Care
  • Urologic Disease
  • Urologic Emergencies
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology
  • Urology Oncology
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Vasectomy Reversals
  • Voiding Disfunction
Office Number(815) 741-3825

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Insurance Types Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna Connect
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO Medicare
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Open Access
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare of IL HMO
  • United HealthCare of IL Medicare
  • United Healthcare of IL POS
  • United Healthcare of IL PPO
  • Veteran's Choice Program
  • Wellcare/Harmony (Medicare)
  • Workmans Comp
Our Story

Our Story

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. We are a new health system that integrates our founding organizations' nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. 



AMITA Health offers a full range of services for you and your family. From acute care and obstetrics to cardiac and emergency care, we're committed to providing quality care that is open, inclusive and compassionate, delivered with dignity and empathy for all.

Clinical Research

Clinical Research

AMITA Health is committed to advancing medicine through clinical research. Clinical research trials are a way to test the safety and effectiveness of new ideas and procedures in an ethical, controlled environment. Many of the current medical treatments available today were developed in a clinical research trial.