Dr. Derrick Nguyen, MD

Dr. Derrick Nguyen, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Derrick Nguyen, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center in 2004 and specializes in medical oncology, oncology, and more.

515 W Mayfield Rd Ste 102

Arlington, TX 76014

Contact Information

(817) 759-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombocytosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Kidney Cancer
normal
more than 75% of peers
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
normal
more than 67% 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 "The diagnosis of cancer carries with it for many patients and their families profound emotional and physical challenges.  My goal is to help my patients and their families understand that they are not alone in their difficult journey.  With compassionate, personalized, comprehensive, and cutting-edge cancer therapy available here at Baylor Scott & White, we can battle the cancer together. "

4  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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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

  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Terrible doctor. Won't listen. Prescribed me medications I had already told him I was on. Refused to give steroid shot even though massive inflammation was obvious. Gave me narcotics instead (hydrocodone). I am currently on Butrans which blocks opiate receptors, and he would not listen to what I...more
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