Dr. Thomas Nguyen, MD

Dr. Thomas Nguyen, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Nguyen, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in pain medicine, acute pain medicine, and more.Read his story

Virginia Spine Institute

11800 Sunrise Valley Dr Ste 800

Reston, VA 20191
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Nguyen joined Virginia Spine Institute in 2005 to strengthen the comprehensive and interventional pain management practice. As Director of the Pain Management Center of Virginia, a state-of-the-art outpatient medical center, he has been recognized among the 70 Best Pain Management Physicians in America. As a fellowship trained pain specialist, his philosophy is to utilize the most innovative techniques to deliver quality pain management. With his dedication to the practice of medicine, he is on the forefront of minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. He is dedicated to the comprehensive care and treatment of acute and chronic spine related pain using a multidisciplinary approach to offer the best options for pain relief and functional improvement to restore his patients' active lifestyles."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Nguyen joined Virginia Spine Institute in 2005 to strengthen the comprehensive and interventional pain management practice. As Director of the Pain Management Center of Virginia, a state-of-the-art outpatient medical center, he has been recognized among the70 Best Pain Management Physicians in America. As a fellowship trained pain specialist, his philosophy is to utilize the most innovative techniques to deliver quality pain management. With his dedication to the practice of medicine, he is on the forefront of minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. "

5  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

47  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • The College of William and Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • The George Washington U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

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

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Nguyen is wonderful! He has helped manage my lower back and leg pain for 5+ years and I couldn't ask for a better pain management Dr. He is personable, compassionate, knowledgeable, and I believe he truly cares about each and every one of his patients. I can't imagine every going to another...more
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I have been going to Dr Nguyen for several years after my last back surgery. I actually consider him a friend in addition to my pain Dr. I would recommend him to anyone who is suffering from chronic pain. Dr Nguyen is a very compassionate Dr who goes out of his way to help relieve you pain.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Nguyen for close to 10 years. I was told 10 years ago by Dr. Schuler that I would never be free of pain so he introduced me to Dr. Nguyen. Dr. Nguyen has been very personable, patient, empathetic and compassionate.
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Dr. Nguyen has always been very considerate of my problems with pain. He has worked with my other doctors at Virginia Spine Institute to provide me with the best possible relief from my pain. Over the years that I've seen him I have had cervical injections as well as oral pain medications. He has...more
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I've been seeing Dr. Nguyen for chronic pain for the last year and a half. He is very attentive and responsive. He has always taken the necessary time needed to go over my current pain situation. I've had steroid injections 3 times now as that is the only way to control my back pain. I doubt that I...more
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