Dr. Bao Nguyen, MD

Dr. Bao Nguyen, MD

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Age 44
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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

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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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nguyen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bone Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Bone Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compression Fracture
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Dermatomyositis
Discography
Dorsal Column Stimulation
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hip Pain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Migraine
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tension Headache
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Work-Related Injuries

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nguyen

4.4

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
83.51648351648352%
(76)
4 Stars
2.197802197802198%
(2)
3 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
2 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
1 Star
12.087912087912088%
(11)

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I have had so many bad experience with Pain Mgmnt doctors. I often left other doctors office in tears. I was skeptical going to another Pain Dr.’s office. To my surprise, Dr. Nguyen was very attentive to what my issue was & Able to pin point some of condition no other Dr. deducted. He sincerely...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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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University Spine and Pain Center

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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Delta Dental
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Ameritas
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Delta Dental
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Guardian
Health Net
Medicaid
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MetLife
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Travelers
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Concordia
United Concordia DHMO
United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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