Our History

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GCCR was established by the Grossmont OB/GYN Medical Group, Inc., to provide research opportunities for patients of East San Diego County. Dr. Gioi Smith-Nguyen, the Principal Investigator for GCCR has more than 25 years of medical experience. Dr. Smith-Nguyen’s priority is to provide patients with access to research studies in a safe, ethical, caring environment that strictly adheres to all FDA guidelines.

“My wish is to help people, to improve their health and their quality of life. The patients are the most important part of what we’re doing here.” –Gioi N. Smith-Nguyen, MD

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Our Promise to our Patients

We promise the following to all our patients:

  • Friendly and courteous staff.

  • Punctuality of appointments.

  • A physician whose major concerns are to earn patient trust and to consider patients general welfare and medical safety above financial gains.

    Ample time to ask questions and to encourage participation in trials only if patient is comfortable.

    A physician whose major concerns are to earn patient trust and to consider patients general welfare and medical safety above financial gains.

    Compensation provided for patient time and travel.

    Careful follow-up of patients before, between, and after visits.

    Access to doctor or staff 24/7 at the office or the after-hours emergency phone number.