Dr. Mike Nguyen, MD

Urology  |  
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Age 43
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Dr. Mike Nguyen, MD
Dr. Mike Nguyen, MD, MPH has extensive experience in the latest robotic and minimally invasive approaches including robotic kidney-sparing partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer and robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer. He is an expert in the treatment and prevention of kidney stone disease and is the founder of the popular "KidneyStoners" website for kidney stone patients. At his three clinic locations in Glendale, Los Angeles, and Pasadena CA, he also sees and treats patients for general urologic conditions. Dr. Nguyen was appointed the Director of Robotic Surgery at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in 2016. Prior to joining the faculty of USC in 2013, he was the Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is a leader in the prevention of urologic diseases including the prevention of prostate cancer and prevention of kidney stones. He was appointed a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) Cancer Prevention Committee from 2015-2018 and was invited to participated in an NIH review panel for kidney stone prevention. He conducts research in several areas including prostate cancer prevention, kidney cancer evaluation, and the prevention of kidney stone disease. Dr. Nguyen has over 40 peer-reviewed articles in the urologic literature and is a reviewer for several urology journals. Dr. Nguyen completed his medical school and urology residency training at UC Davis and a fellowship in robotic and laparoscopic urologic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He also has a Master's in Public Health from UCLA.

1808 Verdugo Blvd Ste 318

Glendale, CA 91208

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Dr. Mike Nguyen, MD

Dr. Mike Nguyen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Employee Health Systems
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • National Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "I believe that providing the best urologic care means offering both state-of-the art surgical approaches and innovative prevention and wellness interventions for improving and maintaining urologic health. I also believe in empowering patients with the latest evidence based medicine information and strive to approach each patient interaction with compassion and respect in order to earn trust as a partner in improving urologic health."

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Foreskin Conditions
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Simple Kidney Cyst
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Diseases
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pyeloplasty Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Urostomy
  • Vasectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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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 California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation-Fellowship In Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Urologic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of California At Los Angeles-Masters In Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
4.3
based on 9 total reviews
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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Nguyen accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Employee Health Systems
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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  • National Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting privileges

Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd
Glendale, CA 91208
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