Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD

Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Jose, CA. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

135 N Jackson Ave Ste 102

San Jose, CA 95116

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Low Back Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Jose, CA. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

University of Wisconsin / Madison
Fellowship Hospital
University of Wisconsin / Madison
Residency Hospital
University of Wisconsin / Madison
Internship Hospital
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nguyen

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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What People Say About Dr. Peter Nguyen, MD
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I have been a patient for about 6 years and he has done 2 major spine surgeries on me. I am getting prepared for a third surgery. Before each surgery he first exhausts all other treatments and only operates as a last resort. He is kind and caring, and at the same time, totally upfront about the...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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