Find a Doctor Near You

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Bruce Nguyen Le , DO

Orthopaedic Associates Medical Clinic Inc
820 S Akers St Ste 220
Visalia, CA 93277

(559) 733-3346

Overview

Bruce N. Le, D.O., M.S. received his medical degree at the COMP, Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. While at COMP, Dr. Le became interested in military service and was given a scholarship into the US Army HPS Program. Upon completion, Dr. Le headed east for internship at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI and orthopaedic residency at PCOM in Philadelphia, PA. While in Philly, Dr. Le received sports medicine training with teams physicians for the NBA 76'ers, the NFL Flyers and the NFL Eagles. His surgical training included arthroscopic techniques at The Graduate and City Ave Hospital, trauma at Cooper University Medical Center, and pediatrics at the AI DuPont Institute. For his effort, he was awarded Best Resident at the Methodist Hospital and became the Chief Resident. At PCOM, Dr. Le initiated studies in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at The Gait Analysis Institute of Philadelphia and performed mechanical stress testing at the University of Pennsylvania. He defended his thesis and was awarded a Master of Clinical Science in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Army Surgeon General, LTG Ronald Blank. Once completed with medical studies, Dr. Le entered active US Army service as a Captain and spent 6 months in military training. He completed several courses in preparation for combat deployment, becoming the PROFIS Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery for the 14th Field Hospital at Fort Benning, GA. His duties also include training resident doctors and physician assistant. While at 'The Home of the Infantry', Dr. Le was involved with the 75th Ranger Regiment and was the 'team' surgeon for the prestigious US Army Best Ranger Competition. During Operation Allied Forge, the protection of Kosovo Albanians, Dr. Le was deployed to Europe and was attached to the 67th Combat Support Hospital in support of the 1st Infantry Division. He was promoted to Major. While on Active Duty, the US Army sponsored added training and fellowship at the world renowned Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic. Dr. Le was trained in advance shoulder, elbow and knee arthroscopic reconstruction and was involved in research and cadaveric training of orthopaedic surgeons for the Southern Orthopaedic Society. Despite an offer to stay on staff at The Hughston Clinic, Dr. Le elected to return to California and was recruited to Visalia by Orthopaedic Associated Medical Clinic. While maintaining a busy sports practice in Visalia, he continues to donate time with local and national societies. His adventures have included staffing the MotoGP motorcycle race at Laguna Seca and covering sporting events for local high school and colleges. He has served as Chief of Surgery at Kaweah Delta Medical Center, lectured to students at Fresno State, presented studies and paneled discussions at national meetings and has taught cadaveric courses to surgeons all over the country. The AOBOS, a national certifying board for orthopaedic surgeons, invited Dr. Le to write test question, Chair the Oral Boards and, eventually, nominated him to become one of five voting members, rising to the Chairman position in 2012. Dr. Le is married to Lisa and they have 4 sons, Garrett, Trevor, Benning and Maddux. They live in Exeter, CA.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 29 Years

Languages Spoken: Vietnamese , Spanish and English

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Kaweah Delta Healthcare District

Education and Training

Medical School
Western Univ Health Sci College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific Graduated in 1993

Main Location

Orthopaedic Associates Medical Clinic Inc
820 S Akers St Ste 220
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 733-3346

Fax:
Website: www.thebonesurgeons.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Other Locations

Orthopaedic Associates Medical Clinic
105 E Noble Ave
Visalia, CA 93277

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net CA Primary EPO
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO