Dr. Thang Nguyen, MD

Dr. Thang Nguyen, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Thang Nguyen, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Mateo, CA. He graduated from Univ of WI Med Sch and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

328 N San Mateo Dr # A

San Mateo, CA 94401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Thang Nguyen welcomes new patients! Dr. Nguyen has been practicing for over 10 years. He is a thorough, detail-oriented primary care and family physician treating both adult and pediatric patients. His approach to treatment emphasizes patient education about disease processes and general health and well being. He holds certification from the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Nguyen obtained his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After his undergraduate program, Dr. Nguyen pursued his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, School of Medicine and graduated with his Doctorate of Medicine. He continued his medical education at the University of California, San Francisco where he received his residency training in the Family and Community Medicine Program. Patients visiting Dr. Nguyen can receive a full range of medical services. He provides annual physicals, general medical consultations, as well as treatment for specific illnesses and issues."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Unlike other physicians who specialize in treating one particular organ or disease, a family physician like Dr. Nguyen is uniquely trained to care for you as a whole person, regardless of your age or sex. In addition to diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses, he provides routine health screenings and counseling on lifestyle changes in an effort to prevent illnesses before they develop. And, if a health condition arises that requires care from another specialist, he will be there to guide you and to coordinate all aspects of your care. Dr. Nguyen will work together with you and your family to achieve the best possible outcome in the most cost-effective manner..

Following medical school at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dr. Nguyen completed a formal three-year residency at UCSF during which they receive training in several major medical areas and patient populations. He is skilled and able to address issues listed below and much more."

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Disease Prevention
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • Flu Shot
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immigration Physical Examination
  • Immunization
  • Insurance Physical Examination
  • Joint Injection
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Sick Child Care
  • Sick Patient Care
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
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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.


  • Univ of WI Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated
  • UCSF
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • USCF
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Lao
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I've been looking for a family physician. Luckily, I've found Dr. Nguyen. I wanted a physical exam and have many health concerns including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, skin rashes and headaches. He was able to address all my problems and suggested ways for me to get healthy again. I...more
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I wholeheartedly thank Dr. Nguyen for taking care of all my medical ailments. I've been seeing him regularly for the past few years and have followed him from his previous clinic. He's one for the best physician I've ever known.
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I went to see the doctor for a stomach ache and back pain. He was very patient and asked the right questions. He also allowed me to ask my own questions, which was great. At the end he prescribed medication for my stomach ache and ordered an x-ray for my back. I am going back to see him again next...more
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The doctor has a calm and pleasant demeanor. He also is smart and sharp. Highly recommend
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Dr. Nguyen was quite personable and knowledgeable. He spent time to get to know me and my health problems. He ordered the tests that I needed. I have complete confidence in him!
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