Dr. Katherine Nguyen, MD

Dr. Katherine Nguyen, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Katherine Nguyen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

202 Lewis St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 293-0351

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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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
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

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

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Nguyen's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Katherine Nguyen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1998
    Ucsd School Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
  • 1995
    Ucsd Mc
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1993
    Ucsd Mc
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nguyen

4.0

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(4)

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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Nguyen has always been so friendly during all of my appointments and is an excellent doctor! She clearly cares about her patients--I look forward to my visits with her.
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Although there was a long delay in getting an appointment with Dr. Nguyen, she has been an outstanding physician. She is exceedingly bright in diagnosing and treating. I found her to be empathic and a terrific communicator. Of the physicians I see, I value her the most!
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We gave them our health records to make copies. They literally forgot where they put them and had us wait 15min for them to look for the records so we could go home, even though their office is so small. This is very unorganized.
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If I could give negative ratings, I would. We had an appointment at 1PM and came to the office early. When we got there, their office was closed. We waited until 1:35PM for them to finally come and open their office. When they saw us waiting outside, instead of being apologetic for being 35min...Read More
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Cigna HMO
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