Dr. Thien Nguyen, MD

Dr. Thien Nguyen, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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44 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Thien Nguyen, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Overlake Medical Clinics/Overlake Hospital Cancer Center

1231 116th Ave NE Ste 515

Bellevue, WA 98004
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 94% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "I am fellowship trained in metabolic and bariatric surgery. Obesity and diabetes and other related illnesses make up some of the most serious and common health problems in this country. Surgical treatment is the most effective option and prolongs life. I completed my training at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital and I have been the Medical Director at Overlake Hospital since 2008."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Our program is based on our experience with hundreds of successful weight loss surgery patients. We take a team approach and believe your active involvement is critical to long-term success. We are committed to helping you through this life-changing journey."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nguyen

4.3

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(13)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(2)

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On June 15th, I prepared myself for a three hour surgery. Turned out to be much more complicated. The surgery took 8.5 hours. Dr. Nguyen was a class act. He communicated well with me on the phone, and showed up at the hospital. The whole staff is excellent, he's excellent, and I highly recommend...Read More
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Dr. Nguyen is a very thorough and thoughtful physician. He takes his oath of first do no harm very seriously. His protocols for safe outcomes are excellent. I would trust him with any type of general or Bariatric Surgery I needed. Lastly, he is incredibly humble and kind.
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Dr. Nguyen is very knowledgeable, respectful and works hard to ensure that you have a comfortable and pleasant experience.
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