Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD

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Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Orange County Brain/Spine Grp 11190 Warner Ave Ste 305, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Get Directions
(714) 433-2000

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Dr. Nguyen specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Fountain Valley, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery
      • Pediatric Neurosurgery

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Aneurysm
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
      • Ataxia
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Tumor
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pinched Nerve
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Schwannoma
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Skull Base Lesions
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Fracture              
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Baclofen Pump Therapy
      • Brain Surgery
      • Brain Tumor Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Microdiscectomy
      • Microvascular Decompression
      • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Scoliosis Surgery
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Tumor Surgery
      • Spine Fracture Treatment
      • Spine Surgery
      • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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      • 0
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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1993

      • Internship Hospital
        San Joaquin General Hospital

        Completed in 1994

      • Residency Hospital
        Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Schoold Of Medicine

        Completed in 2000

        University Hospital

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Children's Hosital Los Angeles, Usc University Hospital

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Occidental College

        Graduated in 1989

      • Other Education
        UCLA Medical Center, Harbor/UCLA Medical College

        Completed in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2003
        • American Academy of Neurological Surgery, 2000
        • Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence inTeaching Award, 2002
        • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2005
        • UCLA Healthcare Star, 2004
        • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1993
        • Ulrich Batzdorf UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2004
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Vietnamese
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      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nguyen's Office & Staff

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