Dr. Bonaventure Ngu, MDCM

Dr. Bonaventure Ngu, MDCM

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
(32)

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Dr. Bonaventure Ngu, MDCM is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Premier Spine Institute

9200 Pinecroft Dr Ste 465

Shenandoah, TX 77380
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Boon-Chapman
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Healthcare System

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
normal
more than 5% of peers
Myelopathy
normal
more than 5% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Ngu'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. Ngu "As a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery, I am highly qualified to diagnose and treat a multitude of disorders affecting the cervical (neck) and lumbar spine (lower back), resulting from degenerative conditions, deformity, and injuries. My commitment is to help my patients regain mobility with advanced training and proven techniques, along with patient education in the non-surgical and surgical treatment of a wide range of spinal conditions."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Vertebral Fracture

23  Procedures

  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Leatherman Spine Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ngu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ngu's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ngu to family and friends
32 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Ngu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Ngu shows a high degree of professionalism, and has a great bedside manner. He patiently shows you, what the issue is and discusses, how to fix it. He’s attentive before and after surgery. You couldn’t ask for a better doctor.
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My husband was trying to make an appointment with Dr. Ngu as a new patient but because he is on Medicare he was not able to do a consult with the doctor. He was asked to forward a copy of his MRI and than told "couldn't help me" by a voicemail.
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Dr. Ngu literally saved my husband's life. Not being melodramatic! No one could figure out that his severe incapacitating neck pain was due to a broken neck and a screw lodge in the soft tissue in his neck. After 5 days, an MRI and and a CT by THE OTHER GUYS, Dr. Ngu figured it out in about an...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Ngu Since 2016. I trust his opinion! Great surgeon, the office staff are extremely friendly, helpful, and caring. I am grateful for Dr Ngu and Premier Spine Institute! We need more physicians like you! Thank you!
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Dr Ngu is patient focused and conservative, but practical in treatment. He gets to the root of the problems, shows in detail the issues found on MRI and/or CT Scan, and explains the solutions available. He will answer all questions honestly. He is caring, and will come see you every day in the...more
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