Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD

Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Redwood City, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210

Redwood City, CA 94062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 97% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "My sub-specialty treats conditions related to disorders of the neck, midback, and low back. These include but are not limited to degenerative discs, herniated discs including sciatica, spinal stenosis, infection, osteoporosis, trauma, work-related injuries, car accidents, soft-tissue injuries, tumors, and other degenerative spinal conditions, such as arthritis. Treatment includes microdiscectomy to the neck and low back, laminectomy, spinal fusion, kyphoplasty, artificial discs and others."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nguyen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
3.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Nguyen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Redwood City, CA |
Botched my ankle surgery. He used the wrong screws and plates and told me that I could bear weight which my follow-up orthopedist told me was absolutley wrong.
in Redwood city |
Dr. Nguyen has done all of my orthopedic surgeries very successfully he is pleasant he explains things I'm very comfortable with him he's a very easy-going Dr. knowledgeable and obviously successful as every area he's operated on healed beautifully.
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Dr. Nguyen accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health

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Hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting privileges

Sequoia Hospital
170 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Redwood City, CA 94062
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San Mateo Medical Center
222 W 39th Ave
San Mateo, CA 94403
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