Dr. Khang-Karl Nguyen, MD

Dr. Khang-Karl Nguyen, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Khang-Karl Nguyen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1999 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

6610 Flanders Dr Ste 101

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Wound Repair
normal
more than 65% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 42% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
normal
more than 25% 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.

3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Facial Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipomas
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Fracture
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42  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
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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 Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Orlando Regional Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Spartanburg Reg Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

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
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

Thank you Dr. Nguyen for answering all my questions and concerns before and after my right hand surgery! He was straight up front and said that he might not be able to take on my surgery and he wasn’t all about the practice surgery and money! So he took the time to ask questions with other Dr.s to...more
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Good friendly staff. Doctor did a good job evaluation and fixing problem. Seemless procedure. Would definetly recommend
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Dr. Karl Nguyen was called to the Sharp Memorial ER, to preform hand surgery after I fell roller blading. I had a deep laceration across my whole hand, palm to palm. The cut was to the bone, cut a tendon and broke my ring finger. Dr. Karl was amazing putting me at ease, doing a local block, and...more
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iN APRIL 2016 I CUT MY LEFT HAND OFF WITH A MITRE SAW WHILE WORKING AT HOME. TOTALLY SEVERED. UPON ARRIVING AT THE EMERGENCY ROOM DR. NGUYEN HAPPENED TO BE WALKING BY AND WAS RECRUITED/VOLUNTEERED TO TAKE ON THE ENORMOUS TASK OF TRYING TO REATTACH MY LEFT HAND! TWO MONTHS, AND FIVE SURGERIES...more
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