Candice Earp, NP portrait


Advance Practice Provider

Candice Earp is a board certified Nurse Practitioner originally from Arlington, TX. She has been in the healthcare professional since 2007. Prior to joining the Neurosurgery group at Santa Clara Valley Medical she worked in various practice settings. She graduated from the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL in 2016 with a Master's degree in Family Practice along with Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She is dual board certified by The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) and The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP-BC).

    Prior to furthering her education she worked as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit for 6 years. Her passion is caring and advocating for the patient along side their families. She looks forward to becoming part of the team and helping provide exceptional care to our neurosurgical patients.​

    Lan Pham



    Advance Practice Provider

    Lan Pham is an experienced Nurse Practitioner who has specialized in the neurosurgical care of patients for close to two decades at SCVMC. She is dedicated to patient care and is a strong patient advocate. Her highly efficient and “no nonsense” approach to the neurosurgical care of the patient makes her an endearing and invaluable member of our neurosurgery team. ​​

    Charles Nguyen



    Advance Practice Provider

    Charles Nguyen is a graduate of UC Davis School of Medicine FNP/PA Program. He graduated in 2006. Furthermore, he went on to do a Fellowship in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at Sutter Roseville. After Fellowship, Charles joined California Emergency Physician group at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Emergency Department.

      In 2008, Charles was chosen to be part of an elite Neurosurgery group at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, working alongside Stanford Neurosurgeons. Charles is Board Certified and is active member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He is credentialed to perform most neurosurgical procedure under the supervision of a Neurosurgeon. ​​