Dr. Randall Long Nguyen , MD


(714) 657-7809

South Coast Retina Center
7677 Center Ave Ste 302
Huntington Beach, CA 92647


Dr. Randall Nguyen is a board certified ophthalmologist who specialized in the medical and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous and retina. At age 10, his family escaped by sea from Vietnam and immigrated to the United States. Through perseverance and dedication, Dr. Nguyen graduated in only three years with Magna Cum Laude honors in biology at the University of California at Irvine. Then, he went on and was awarded his medical degree from the highly prestigious the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, which has been consistently been ranked one of the nation’s top medical school by U.S. News and World Report. There, he researched at the internationally respected Wilmer Eye Institute. After obtaining his MD degree, Dr. Nguyen returned to his family and home in California. He completed his medical internship at the University of California Los Angeles- St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen was recognized as the Medical Intern of the Year for providing excellent comprehensive care for his patients, excelling as a clinician and being always helpful to his colleagues and staff. Dr. Nguyen completed his ophthalmology residency the University of Southern California Doheny Eye Center, one of the top eye center, known for their diverse pathology and extensive surgical experience. Inspired by the sight saving role of retinal surgery and fascinated by the ever evolving technological advances of the specialty, Dr. Nguyen sought and completed his medical and surgical retina fellowship at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Eye Center. There, he trained with five different amazing retinal surgeons and benefitted from one of the busiest and highest surgical volume program in both Canada and the United States. Since 2000, Dr. Nguyen has been a member of the South Coast Retina Center. His clinical expertise includes complex retinal detachment repair, diabetic retinopathy, macula holes, management of macular degeneration and other retinal disorders. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, and Los Angeles County Medical Society and a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System. Dr. Nguyen has published in peer-reviewed journals, and presented at numerous conferences. He was been active in several in national clinical trials. Dr. Nguyen believes strongly in helping community locally and abroad. He has participated in telemedicine diabetic retinal screenings of uninsured or indigent patients in the South Bay. He annually had been the volunteered physician for a local summer camp for disabled and at risk youths. In addition, he continued to mentor medical students interested in ophthalmology on rotation at his clinic. Internationally, he has performed eye surgeries for patients in Mexico and in remote areas such as Tanzania. Africa. Dr. Nguyen had also camped in the badlands of Montana to help paleontologist prospect, dig and preserved dinosaur fossils. Despite all of his accomplishment, Dr. Nguyen always remind himself that the it is the person we treat and not just the disease. He believes in giving time, respect and his best effort to each patient- always. On occasion, even in these days of twitter and smartphones, Dr. Nguyen still makes old-fashioned personal house calls. With his remaining time, Dr. Nguyen’s true passion and love are reserved for his amazing wife, Megan and his three never-a-dull moment, wonderful boys: Matthew, Jacob and Ethan.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 26 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Vietnamese

Education & Training

Medical School: Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • 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 Pathway X HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • 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 Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana Choice POS
  • LACare
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Nguyen's Office Information

Fax: (714) 465-7781
Website: southcoastretinacenter.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Nguyen's Other Office Information

South Coast Retina Center
4300 Long Beach Blvd Ste 300
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 984-7024

Fax:(562) 242-8739
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

South Coast Retina Center
2601 Airport Dr Ste 210
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 534-2209

Fax:(310) 062-6644
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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-5:00 PM