Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

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Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o
17 reviews

Accepting new patients

Lifetime Surgical

2450 Samaritan Dr Ste 1

San Jose, CA 95124
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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.
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Dr. Nguyen's Experience

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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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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
5

Conditions Treated

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

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele 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
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal

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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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
4.5
based on 17 total surveys
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 11 insurance carriers
  • 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

Hospitals where Dr. Nguyen has admitting priveleges

Good Samaritan Hospital
2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
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El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
815 Pollard Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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