Dr. Tien T. Nguyen, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 46

11190 Warner Ave
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Dr. Nguyen's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center
12601 Garden Grove Boulevard
Garden Grove, CA 92843

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nguyen

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orange County Brain & Spine Group
Orange County Brain & Spine Group
11190 Warner Ave
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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    Dr. Nguyen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Pediatric Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2009
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    • Baclofen Pump Therapy
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Ataxia
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Tumor
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Compression
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Schwannoma
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Skull Base Lesions
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Fracture              
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Nguyen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2003
    • American Academy of Neurological Surgery, 2000
    • Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence inTeaching Award, 2002
    • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2005
    • UCLA Healthcare Star, 2004
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1993
    • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2004
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    San Joaquin General Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Schoold Of Medicine
    Complete in 2000
    University Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Hosital Los Angeles, Usc University Hospital
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    Occidental College
    Graduated in 1989

    Other Education

    UCLA Medical Center, Harbor/UCLA Medical College
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nguyen & Staff

    • English
    • Vietnamese
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    Dr. Nguyen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting privileges:

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    • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

    • Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center

    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

    • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nguyen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends

    20 responses
    below
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Nguyen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nguyen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    below
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Nguyen and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Nguyen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Net
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Optima Health
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Orange County Brain & Spine Group
    11190 Warner Ave
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 433-2000 (Office)
    (714) 433-2901 (Fax)
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