Dr. Trong Nguyen, MD

Dr. Trong Nguyen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Trong Nguyen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

18035 Brookhurst St # 1100

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management
  • Podiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

101  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epilepsy
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wrist Fracture
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59  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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.

Education

  • University Of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Southern California Center For Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have never been more pleased with any medical procedure than my experience with Dr. Nguyen. He is very pleasant, knows how to talk to patients, lays it out in an organized way and follows through to to make sure the patient is doing well during recovery and achieves the mobility desired. He...more
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Dr. Nguyen did a total knee replacement surgery for my left knee. ...In my meetings with him prior to the surgery, I was impressed with his knowledge. Further, a year and a half later, I am impressed with the functionality of my knee. I have not had any problems what-so-ever. ...I am now due for...more
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Dr. Nguyen is an amazing doctor but his staff are absolutely terrible. I have been going back and forth for 4 months about a $5,000 bill that they are now billing me for despite my great insurance. They say that because my insurance didn’t pay them “what they wanted” they are now billing me for the...more
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Great doctor...took me right out of pain that i had for one year. The office is delightful and this doctor is remarkably accomplished. I feel very lucky to have found him to deal with my complicated shoulder. He is very personable and really and truly cared about me. I will be forever...more
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