Dr. Bao Nguyen, MD

Dr. Bao Nguyen, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Bao Nguyen, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Hermosa Beach, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll/Rush-Presby-St Luke's in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

555 Pier Ave Ste 1

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • 35 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nguyen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 97% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
more than 86% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Nguyen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Our goal at Unitverity Spine and Pain Center is to restore the patient?s functional ability, physically, emotionally and socially through a comprehensive inter-disciplinary team approach. We believe a return to a productive life is achievable with the complete knowledge and utilization of pain, stress-reducing strategies and the minimum effective dose of appropriate medications."

6  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

82  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of California, Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Rush Med Coll/Rush-Presby-St Luke's
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Texas Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UCLA/UCLA Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hosp Beth Israel Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
90 total reviews (39 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (90)

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Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (39)

I love Dr Nguyen & his staff. They are not only knowledgeable, accommodating & helpful, but they are really nice people. I have been a patient of his for a few years after being mistreated by my previous pain doctor. I had neurosurgery for spinal failure & needed pain management. I was initially...more
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Very professional and great staff Dr. Nguyen will work with you to find a non-surgical solution Thanks for all you do
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Do NOT believe any previous "GOOD" reviews of Bao Nguyen. They're mostly from years ago and he is probably one of the most heartless and Un-caring “pain management” doctors in all of Los Angeles! He’s not a pain management Dr at all. He’s an “eastern medicine” person who does not care one bit that...more
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they are professional, everything goes through smoothly. Talking and getting treatment with Dr. Nguyen is awesome.
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Very caring doctor. Listens to your complaints and works with you to find a non-surgical solution to pain management.
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