Dr. Khiem Nguyen, MD

Dr. Khiem Nguyen, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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52 y/o
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Dr. Khiem Nguyen, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Port St Lucie, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

St Lucie Gastrointestinal Diseases

1822 SE Port St Lucie Blvd

Port St Lucie, FL 34952
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services

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Top Care Areas

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Peptic Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Patient First--We are committed to excellent and thorough medical care"
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Disorders
  • Internal Medicine
  • Liver Disorders
  • Therapy Endoscopy
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Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Atresia, Intrahepatic, Non Syndromic Form
  • Biliary Atresia, Intrahepatic, Syndromic Form
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polyps
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Varices
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Duodenoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Stenting
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Tube Feeding
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • pH Probe

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nguyen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Gastro Health,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Nguyen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Nguyen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Lucie Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
2.9
based on 27 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Nguyen Says:

Your well-being and trust are very important to me. I strive hard to provide you the most comprehensive and thorough medical care. I firmly believe that everyone should know all options and related benefits/risks when it comes to their treatment. Therefore I encourage you to ask questions and provide suggestions as much as possible. I am approachable and can personalize your care.


Patient Comments (10)

in Port St Lucie, FL |
I have been seeing Dr Nguyen for one year and I am so grateful for him and his staff. He is knowledgable, caring, and goes out of his way to be available for his patients. The same goes for his staff who surpasses EVERY other doctors office I have visited! Thank you Dr. Nguyen and staff for your...more
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I went to this Dr a few years back. He is extremely unprofessional. He left the door open and expected me to talk about personal information. I can talk very fast so he told me I was very annoying and he didn't know how my husband could stand me. I ignored him and kept to the subject at hand which...more
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Port Saint Lucie, FL |
Spent over 20 years in the medical field , I have never run into a doctor with such a bedside attitude. Also he writes orders without seeing patient for a week. Would never refer anyone to him. Got stuck with him not by choice but hospital choice
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At first I thought he is a kind and knowledgeable doctor and liked him. Then he showed who he is. He doesn't care about my suffering. He doesn't listen and refuse to exam. He talks on cellphone to another patient for a long time in middle of seeing me. He prescribed tons of steroid creams, never...more
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Dr. Nguyen is a no nonsense get you healthy again doctor. He saved me from 3 misdiagnoses and took what I was telling him seriously. He acted quickly before I went further jaundice. I am so grateful for him and his awesome staff!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nguyen accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting privileges

St. Lucie Medical Center
1800 SE Tiffany Ave
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
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