Dr. Nguyen Do, DO

Dr. Nguyen Do, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nguyen Do, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in San Jose, CA. He specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

Regional Brain and Spine Center

225 N Jackson Ave Ste 501

San Jose, CA 95116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Do's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Do "Dr. Nguyen T. Do is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. He completed his Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine fellowship at the prestigious northwestern regional level 1 trauma center, Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington School of Medicine. He graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University Medical School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is a member of the Psi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society. In addition to receiving numerous national honors, he is published and has presented at neurosurgery conferences worldwide. Dr. Do serves as Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco and President of the Diablo Brain and Spine Center. He has been recognized as one of America's Top Surgeons and won several Patients Choice Awards. Dr. Do is highly trained in comprehensive neurosurgery with special expertise in complex spine deformity reconstruction, minimally invasive spine surgery, robotic spine surgery, artificial disc replacement, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, cerebrovascular surgery, stereotactic brain tumor surgery, spinal cord tumor surgery, traumatic brain and spine injuries, and hemorrhagic stroke management. Dr. Do's patient care philosophy is based on working with patients to develop the best treatment plan after the specific medical problem is identified."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Do "Diablo Brain & Spine Center provides the region with comprehensive Neurological and Spine Surgery services 24/7."

9  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

147  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Infection
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Discitis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhage
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
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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.


  • Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harborview Medical Center/ University of Washington School of Medicine--Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Washington Medical Center--Complex and Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Place Prize in the National ACOS Neurosurgery Research Competition, 2006
  • Psi Sigma Alpha National Scholastic Honor Society, 2003 - Pre
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Nguyen Do, DO
I had a chance to discuss the possibility for a multi-level cervical disc surgery. He gave an honest and open 2nd opinion which makes me feel comfortable. He has the knowledge in depth and he is so humble even he has 3 doctor certifications : Podiatry, Orthopedics, and Neuro Surgery. He had a...Read More
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Tuan Vo in San Ramon, California – Jan 06, 2018
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Dr. Do was helpful with a major workplace injury. 4 spinal compression fractures, No surgery required. I only wish someone had mentioned Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty when I was first admitted to the hospital. It seems to be a better solution than surgery or letting it heal on its own with just...Read More
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ED in Redding – Dec 02, 2017
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I had back surgery three years ago. My bones were cutting through my spinal cord in my lower back. My surgery took 8 hours. I first noticed the pain was gone in my leg and toes. I started walking immediately and only wore my brace for about 8 weeks. When I started back to work it was like I had...Read More
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Oakdale CA – May 28, 2017
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Great experience! Dr. Do replaced 2 disks in my neck. After 8 months of severe nerve pain in my arm, I woke up from surgery and had immediate relief. I was off pain meds within a week and its been 3 months and still pain free. I met with him twice before surgery and new exactly what to expect (he...Read More
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J Reynolds in Danville, CA – Nov 14, 2016
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This man went above and beyond to help me after my car accident. From being in a coma, to a gurney, to a wheel chair to walking in his office, the last visit, I saw the expression of happiness for me on his face. His job is to make you better, but he has a heart to go with it!! No one better if you...Read More
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Marie Hodge in Lodi, CA – Oct 15, 2016
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