Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD

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Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Boston, MA. She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nguyen to book an appointment.

Dr. Nguyen

Boston Medical Center

725 Albany St Boston, MA 02118
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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    I was a patient of Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD last year after having a burst aneurysm. I was lucky to get such an amazing group of neurology specialists at Boston Medical Center. I arrived late at night and was prepped for surgery the very next morning. She asked me if I had any questions or concerns and I started talking about how my mom was nervous not getting to be there and she took down my mother’s number and called her before and after the surgery. Cannot thank her enough. This happened pretty much in the beginning of COVID so no family members could visit. So the Doctors would visit me often to check on me and my progress. Dr. Nguyen was one of the doctors that explained everything so clearly. This was a major surgery and they handled it incredibly. Which I am thankful. I am so thankful and grateful to be here today and thanks to Dr. Thanh Nguyen and team for making it possible. I have recovered well and I am back at work and regular activities as well.
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    Krista Carpenter – May 27, 2021
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    When I found out about my brain aneurysm, I was two weeks postpartum, and so scared. I met Dr. Nguyen and she made me feel very safe. She’s warm and kind but also so smart and self assured. That made me feel extremely confident and taken care of. My procedure went great. Now I get to be a mom without that fear hanging over me! I can’t say enough about how positive the treatment I received was. Thank you!!
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    • Appointment wasn't rushed
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    • Explained conditions well
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    Cortney – May 12, 2021
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    I was in the hospital for a follow up procedure
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    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
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    Tanya word – Aug 27, 2020
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    There are not enough superlatives to describe how wonderful Dr.Nguyen is in every way. The emergency surgery she performed on me took me from complete paralysis on my right side and complete lack of speech to amazing recovery in one week. She is extremely knowledgeable,compassionate,and willing to answer and explain any question or issue you may have. She is absolutely and always with and there for you 100%. Her enthusiasm and kindness are contagious and you leave any encounter with her feeling positive,calm,and ready to take on the world. She is a true professional whose main focus is always on you the person and how she can make your life better. Her expertise,knowledge and skill saved my life. Her kindness and compassion make the world a better place for us all.
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    • Appointment scheduling
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Appointment wasn't rushed
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    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Laura S. in Bridgewater , MA – Dec 10, 2019
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    If I didn't come to Boston Medical Center, my son may not have made it. Dr. Nguyen cared for my son, and helped him move on in the setting of a stroke. She retrieved his clot. He is doing great, and now is walking, and his speech is improving.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Raymonde Gilles in Norwood, MA – Dec 11, 2018
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    Dr Nguyen saved my life.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Brenda Oliver in Cambridge , MA – Oct 13, 2018
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    My experience here has been even more than I might have expected. The level of care and compassion was far above par. I feel most fortunate to have been in the care of the professionals I encountered here.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Robert Steeley in New York, NY – Sep 11, 2018
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    In an emergency situation you don't have a lot of choice in picking a physician or medical team. Dr. Nguyen was assigned to me...her knowledge, professionalism and bedside manner left me feeling grateful I was a recipient of her care. There is not a single time, whether in the hospital or follow-up visits that I could have asked for any better care.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Kevin R Pelletier in Haverhill, MA – May 03, 2018
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    Dr. Nguyen is a wonderful person who has decided to dedicate her life to sciences with her very evident passion for the field of study in Nerology. I have experienced the art of her trade by how tenderly she cared for my 88 year old mother who had recently had a few strokes that left her paralyzed on the right side of her body. Through a thourough battery of testing and the efforts of Dr. Nguyen and her team, we have and still continue enjoy life with Ma.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Kandice (Kay) McCullough – Apr 17, 2018
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    my experience with Dr. Nguyen was wonderful she saved my life! she was very helpful and answered every one of my questions! I am so thankful for her and doing what she did to get me home to my two kids and family. THANK YOU FOR SAVING MY LIFE!!!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Anthony Hart in glens falls NY – Apr 17, 2018
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    Although people continue to say I did a great job healing, the truth is, my surgical team saved my life. I suffered an abnormally large aneurysm rupture, and this team treated me amazingly well from start to finish. As well - they have involved me in decision making and my overall diagonis/prognosis every step of the way.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Malikeya Khantrece in Boston, MA – Apr 10, 2018
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    Dr. Nguyen is the best thing that has everhappened to me. She saved my life when she treated by brain aneurysm in 2009.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Olivia Nalule in Boston, MA – Apr 10, 2018
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    Dr. Thanh Nguyen is a highly skilled & compassionate Neurologist. My husband was diagnosed with a life threating Brain Aneurysm that required surgery. After consultations with Dr. Nguyen we felt confident she could save his life. She successfully performed Endovascular coiling surgery on his Brain aneurysm. Staff at Boston Medical Center told us we have the BEST Neurologist & they were right! Her caring personality & calmness made a terrifying event a happy successful one. Thank you for so much.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    3 people found this helpful
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    Thomas & Caroline in Quincy, MA – Jan 18, 2018
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    Dr. Nguyen is extremely capable and passionate in providing exceptional care from the initial diagnosis to surgery and recovery. She has a sincere interest in the wellbeing of her patients and treats each as family. Dr. Nguyen effectively treated my cerebral aneurysm and subarachnoid hemorrhage with great skill and compassion. I am forever grateful to Dr. Nguyen for helping us through a very challenging time and ultimately providing the opportunity for a second lease on life. Thank you!!!!!!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    4 people found this helpful
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    Charles Emery in haverhill, ma – Oct 11, 2017
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    Dr nguyen is an excellent professional & excellent human being, she is and extremely personable, with a lot of professional skill with each patient and in each case or diagnosis. I would recommend her to any person who is looking for a family Dr feel
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    4 people found this helpful
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    Claudia Paige in Braintree Ma – Sep 29, 2017
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    We consider it a privilege to be part of our patient's care. We evaluate all treatment options and work with our colleagues to provide the best recommendations...Read more

    Biography

    Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCP, FSVIN FAHA is the director of interventional neurology/ neuroradiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Associate Professor of...Read more

    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Endovascular Neurosurgery
    • Interventional Neuroradiology
    • Vascular Neurology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    1995
    Marianopolis College
    Undergraduate School

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Vietnamese

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Does Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Nguyen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    What are Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Nguyen frequently treats Brain Aneurysm, Cerebrovascular Disease, and Aneurysm. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nguyen treats.

    Where is Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD's office located?

    Dr. Nguyen's office is located at 725 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD speak?

    Dr. Nguyen speaks Vietnamese, French, and English. View profile to see all.

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    No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Nguyen's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Brain Aneurysm
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nguyen treats Brain Aneurysm more than 98% of her peers

    Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

    Cerebrovascular Disease
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    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nguyen treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 97% of her peers

    Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

    Aneurysm
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    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nguyen treats Aneurysm more than 95% of her peers

    Dr. Nguyen treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
    • Cerebral Aneurysm
    • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Dissecting Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
    • False Aneurysm
    • Femoral Aneurysm
    • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
    • Iliac Aneurysm
    • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
    • Popliteal Aneurysm
    • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
    • Retinal Macoaneurysm
    • Ruptured Aneurysm
    • Saccular Aneurysm
    • Suprarenal Aneurysm
    • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
    • Visceral Aneurysm
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    Dr. Nguyen's conditions and procedures:

    • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Acute Stroke Intervention
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm Embolization
    • Aneurysm Stenting
    • Angiography
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
    • Brain Surgery
    • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Cerebral Angiography
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
    • Concussion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
    • Dementia Evaluation
    • Dementia or Depression Screening
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dystonia
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Embolization of Tumor
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Essential Tremor
    • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
    • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
    • Evoked Potential Test
    • Functional Movement Screening
    • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
    • Head CT Scan
    • Home Sleep Study
    • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • ImPACT Testing
    • Injection Sclerotherapy
    • Insomnia
    • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
    • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Mechanical Embolectomy
    • Mechanical Thrombectomy
    • Memory Evaluation
    • Meningitis
    • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Parkinsonism
    • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sleep Study
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Embolization
    • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Sudoscan
    • TCD Bubble Test
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thrombolysis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Vascular Stenting
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Vasculitis
    • Venous Sclerotherapy
    • Vertebroplasty
    • Vitamin B Deficiency
    • Wada Test

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    (617) 638-8456

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    Locations

    Boston Medical Center

    Boston University Neurology Associates725 Albany St Boston, MA 02118
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    Boston Medical Center

    Boston, MA

    68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

    4 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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