Dr. Michael Nguyen, MD

Dr. Michael Nguyen, MD

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36 y/o
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Dr. Michael Nguyen, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.Read his story

Vein Institute & Pain Centers of America

41 Park Ave Apt 1C

New York, NY 10016
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 84% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
normal
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Michael Nguyen is a physician at Vein Institute and Pain Centers of America with a clinical and academic practice focused on pain medicine and venous disease."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen Dr. Michael Nguyen is a physician at Vein Institute and Pain Centers of America with a clinical and academic practice focused on pain medicine and venous disease. Dr. Nguyen is a highly experienced and well respected pain and vein specialist having treated thousands of patients. Dr. Nguyen serves on the advisory panel for Medtronic, helping to implement strategies and design technology to improve venous care. Dr. Nguyen is double board certified in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and Interventional Pain. He completed residency and advanced fellowship training at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Michael Nguyen was one of the most respected Fellows at Harvard and received the prestigious "Fellow of the Year" award during his final year of training. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Nguyen joined the Harvard faculty where his accolades included "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" and A Mentor of the Year.A Dr. Nguyen has published about vein disease in the medical literature, including a textbook on minimally invasive treatments for chronic venous insufficiency. Dr. NguyenA s work has been featured on television and print. Dr. Nguyen believes in being innovative and staying on the cutting edge of medicine. At Harvard, Dr. Nguyen led a team of PhD candidates in developing a patented ultrasound guidance system that was subsequently selected for a prize by the Harvard School of Engineering. While Dr. Nguyen uses standard technologies such as ultrasound, radiofrequency (Venefit), endovenous laser (EVLT), phlebectomy and sclerotherapy in his vein practice, he has introduced cutting edge treatments such as the recently FDA-approved VenaSeal procedure for varicose vein treatment.

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Management
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Board Certifications

Dr. Nguyen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 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
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nguyen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Lighthouse Point , FL |
For the past 26 yrs friends & family have seen me endure swollen,distented, distorted, reddened, heavy painful throbbing legs which caused me a decreased quality of life..Hopeless,I succumbed to increased pain & uncomfortable sight of my legs. Then Dr Nguyen, Alice, Melia & Yanette came into my...more
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I have been to a couple of doctors before to treat my veins and all of them were only interested in treating the cosmetic problem of it. I chose this doctor because he actually listened to what was bothering me and cared about treating the underlined problem that was causing all the medical issues...more
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in New York, NY |
Dr. Nguyen is so wonderful! Very sweet intelligent doctor who took a lot of time to explain what the problem is with my veins and he fixed them. My legs used to be super swollen for a very long time. Now they actually look normal. I don't remember the last time my legs looked like this. I'm...more
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Dr. Nguyen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting privileges

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
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Larkin Community Hospital
7031 SW 62nd Ave
South Miami, FL 33143
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South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73rd St
South Miami, FL 33143
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