Dr. Scott Nguyen, MD

Dr. Scott Nguyen, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Scott Nguyen, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in general surgery.

5 E 98th St Fl 14

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 91% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 91% 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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (3)

Some reviews state a wait time of 10-15 minutes... my appointment this morning 6/1/18 was scheduled at 9:45am, i showed up at 9:30 to fill out the new patient paperwork, and then sat in the waiting room for 2 hours. I checked every now and then with the receptionists only to be told "not yet."...more
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Dr. Nguyen removed my gallbladder and it was awesome. I live in a 4th floor walkup and I was able to go up my stairs unassisted the same afternoon as my surgery (approx. 3 hours post-op). My only regret is that I postponed surgery for so long out of fear and suffered needlessly. It has been over...more
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Dr. Nguyen saved my life. I had gastric Sleeve with him three years ago since pre-surgery he has guide me and supported me each step of the way. His a honest and friendly doctor. Today I make three years since surgery and 140 pounds gone. I forever am thankful for this journey. If you thinking...more
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