Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD

Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Duc Nguyen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

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

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

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

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 "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

81  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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24  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.

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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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)

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.
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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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