Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO is a general surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Lifetime Surgical

15965 Los Gatos Blvd Ste 201

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 93% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "All of our patients that we see are important to us, each and every one. We strive and work hard everyday to stay on the cutting edge of medicine and surgery for our patients. We use the most advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopy, to make what used to be slow, painful, scarring procedures into quick, painless, and scar free surgeries. Our skills, abilities and our care for our patients set us apart. We do everything possible to ensure that you have a safe, efficient surgery."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

5  Conditions Treated

41  Procedures

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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

  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Touro University College Of Osteopathic Medicine--Vallejo
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Henry Ford Bi-County Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • “Laparoscopic or Endoscopic Management of GERD”, 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent doctor, great bedside manner and very knowledgeable. My husband had a surgery gone wrong at a local hospital and so we were recommended to Dr. Nguyen from a friend, hands down best decision to go and get a second opinion and work up. Highly recommend, Great staff in his office as well.
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