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Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.1 (52)
Map Pin Small Fountain Valley, CA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD

Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fountain Valley, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nguyen an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Nguyen works at Orange County Brain And Spine Group in Fountain Valley, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Spine along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nguyen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tien T Nguyen M.d. Inc.
    18035 Brookhurst St Ste 1700, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 433-2000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Osteoarthritis of Spine
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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.
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Stenosis
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Ataxia
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Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Compressed Spinal Cord
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Permanent Vegetative State
Persistent Vegetative State
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Facet Blocks
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish and Vietnamese
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    NPI Number
    • 1356385025
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Tien Nguyen, MD 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 works at Orange County Brain And Spine Group in Fountain Valley, CA. View the full address on Dr. Nguyen’s profile.

    Dr. Nguyen has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Spine, 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.

    52 patients have reviewed Dr. Nguyen. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. 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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