Dr. Richard T. Nguyen, DO

Dr. Richard T. Nguyen, DO

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 40 years old

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      4.5 based on 16 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Bariatric Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Hernia
      • Cholecystitis
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Obesity

      Procedures Performed

      • Acid Reflux Surgery
      • Appendectomy
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • 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 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 Splenectomy
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparoscopy
      • Laparotomy
      • 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

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Touro University College Of Osteopathic Medicine--Vallejo

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Henry Ford Bi-County Community Hospital

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Henry Ford Hospital

        Completed in 2006

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University Medical Center

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Creighton University

        Graduated in 1997

      Awards & Recognition

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

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • Filipino
      • Spanish
      • Tagalog
      • Vietnamese
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      Dr. Nguyen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nguyen's Office & Staff

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      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Nguyen's Care Philosophy

      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.