Dr. Rick Ngo, MD

Dr. Rick Ngo, MD

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Dr. Rick Ngo, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He has been practicing for 19 years.

920 Frostwood Dr Ste 620

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(281) 693-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Ngo's Experience

Dr. Ngo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ngo "Dr. Ngo is a native of Houston and graduated from Rice University in 1994. He subsequently obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine-San Antonio. Dr. Ngo completed his General Surgery residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston in 2003 and has been practicing in the Memorial and Katy communities for the past seven years. His main focus areas include minimally invasive hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, and breast surgery. Dr. Ngo is also very active in the community as he currently holds leadership positions with the American Cancer Society, CanCare, the Harris County Medical Society, and the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association. He and his wife, Nicole, have three active children: Hannah, Matthew, and Alyssa. His hobbies include golf, tennis, and volunteering. Dr. Ngo is fluent in both Vietnamese and Spanish."


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  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Hernia


  • Advanced Laparoscopic Breast Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Hernia Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • St. Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Temple University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer- Cancer Liaison Physician-Outstanding Performance Award, 2009
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center-Physician of the Year Nominee, 2008
  • American Cancer Society Gulf Coast Region-Outstanding Community Volunteer, 2010
  • Temple University Health System/Episcopal Hospital- British Journal of Surgery-Most Outstanding Surgical Trainee, 1999
  • St. Joseph Hospital General Surgery Residency-Academic Excellence Award, 2002
  • Named in Super Doctor Rising Stars list for General Surgery, 2012
  • Temple University Health System/Episcopal Hospital-General Surgery Intern of the Year, 1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Ngo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ngo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ngo to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ngo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Ngo was quick and to the point. He has great bed side manners. He makes you feel at ease right away. He talks to you like you are a person and makes sure you understand and are comfortable with what he is talking about. I have recommended him to friends and colleagues already. Thank you Dr. Ngo for taking such great care of me!
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Dr. Ngo accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ngo has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
23900 Katy Fwy
Katy, TX 77494
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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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Houston Methodist West Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094
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