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Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

General Surgery*
4.4 (26)
Map Pin Small San Jose, CA
Accepting new patients
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Overview of Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in San Jose, CA. They graduated from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Nguyen, completed a residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Nguyen an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Nguyen works at Lifetime Surgical in San Jose, CA with other offices in Los Gatos, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Ventral Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Nguyen's Office Locations

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    Lifetime Surgical
    2450 Samaritan Dr Ste 1, San Jose, CA 95124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Dr. Richard T. Nguyen, FACS, FACOS, with Lifetime Surgical
    15965 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Ventral Hernia
Obesity
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Intestinal Obstruction
Appendicitis
Bowel Strangulation
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Ileus
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Inguinal Hernia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Fistula
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Appendectomy
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colostomy
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Resection
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
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    Based on 26 ratings
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    About Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1023185030
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Good Samaritan Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Nguyen, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nguyen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nguyen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nguyen has seen patients for Ventral Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nguyen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Nguyen speaks Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Nguyen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nguyen.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Nguyen, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Nguyen appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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