Dr. Ninh Tuan Nguyen , MD

Gastroenterology and General Surgery

(714) 456-8511

Uci Medical Center
333 City Blvd W Ste 705
Orange, CA 92868

Overview

Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen is a board-certified UC Irvine Health surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive gastroesophageal surgery and bariatric surgery. He pioneered the development of laparoscopic esophagectomy and gastrectomy for the treatment of esophagogastric pathology and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity. Nguyen is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the American Surgical Association. In 2002, he received the Golden Scope Young Researcher Award from SAGES, in recognition of significant contribution to research in laparoscopic surgery. He is also past president of the ASMBS and serves as the ASMBS representative on the Gastrointestinal Surgery Advisory Council for the American Board of Surgery. He is currently the president of the North American Chapter of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and is on the editorial board for Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Surgical Endoscopy and Annals of Surgery. He has been the principal investigator on numerous research grants and has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Nguyen earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Tex. He completed a residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Fla, followed by fellowships in surgical oncology and minimally invasive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Penn.

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Years in Practice: N/A

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Vietnamese

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • UC Irvine Medical Center
  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Specialties: Gastroenterology and General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Nguyen's Office Information

Fax: (714) 445-6720
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
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
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Doctor Nguyen's Other Office Information

UCI University Phys/Sgns
101 The City Dr S Bldg 22C
Orange, CA 92868
(888) 717-4463

Fax:(714) 445-6534
Website:ucimedicalcenter.com
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
Sat-
Sun-

UCI University Phys/Sgns
101 The City Dr S Bldg 23 Fl 3
Orange, CA 92868
(888) 717-4463

Fax:(714) 445-6534
Website:ucihealth.com/cddc
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
Sat-
Sun-

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