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Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 43


Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO is a general surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.


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(408) 673-9136

Dr. Nguyen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Affinity Insurance Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nguyen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nguyen treats Obesity more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Nguyen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Obesity
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery

About Me

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 ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • “Laparoscopic or Endoscopic Management of GERD”, 2008

Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nguyen

4.6

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
10.526315789473685%
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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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