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Derrick Duong Nguyen, MD

Hematologic Oncology, Medical Oncology
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Nguyen has interests in lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma. He strongly believes in a multidisciplinary team approach, working closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists, nurses, dietitians and patient navigators. Dr. Nguyen is committed to helping each patient receive a customized individual treatment plan and providing every patient with the best opportunity for a cure while maintaining a high quality of life. In his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with family and friends.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, Ut Health Science Center At San Antonio (2009)
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, University Of Texas Health Science Center (2009)
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, University Of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (2009)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of New Mexico Hospital (2007)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Louisiana State Univeristy Health (2004)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (2004)
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, University Of Texas Health Science Ctr-San Antonio (2009)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center (2005)
Certifications
  • Medical Oncology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Derrick Duong Nguyen, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(166)
Overall: 4.8*
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Jan 28, 2020
I'm very happy that for the first time they took well care of me.thank you
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Jan 10, 2020
Very good.
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Jan 9, 2020
Informative and well explained.
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Jan 7, 2020
well treated & respected as patient
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Jan 1, 2020
The doctor was very patient and encouraging. I was able to relax and ask questions. He is very knowledgeable. I left feeling optimistic.
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Dec 31, 2019
very cring
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Dec 31, 2019
very caring
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Dec 25, 2019
Dr. Nguyen shows great compassion and always answers all my questions and concerns. He shows a great interest in my care and is very reassuring. He explains everything to me in terms I can understand and follow.
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Dec 25, 2019
I like this providar.
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Dec 19, 2019
Kind and very understanding.
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Dec 18, 2019
he shows he care and explains everything about my health
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Dec 17, 2019
Excellent provider I have had the pleasure of his care for me. i.just love him to death!
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Dec 6, 2019
He is highly professinal and has a very positive patient care attitude.
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Dec 2, 2019
Dr. Nguyen is caring, thorough, takes time to explain in terms I understand, and is open to answer my questions.
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Nov 27, 2019
I had a professional and caring visit.
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Nov 26, 2019
enjoy visiting this office
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Nov 23, 2019
excellent
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Nov 22, 2019
dr ngyuen takes a considerable amount of time addressing our concerns and his exams are not rushed he is genuinely nice and patient he is wonderful !
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Nov 20, 2019
very informative
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Nov 18, 2019
very good
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Nov 17, 2019
he was very personable. Answered all my questions and made me feel at ease.
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Nov 14, 2019
My provider is the best that anyone can have .
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Nov 14, 2019
My care provider is awesome. Explains my health issues and care simply so that I have no problems understanding. A very good listener. Makes sure to address any worries and concerns I have. He makes sure I have a active role in my health care and we are on the same page. Understanding, genuine and above all very honest and open with me .
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Nov 9, 2019
overall experience with this provider was good.
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Nov 8, 2019
I have a super great loving caring Doctor and his staff..i feel very welcome and treated like a vip when I go there..So yes I would definitely recommend anybody
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Nov 8, 2019
I would recommend him any time made me feel welcome and took great care off me
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Nov 7, 2019
very knowleadable
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Oct 31, 2019
Vvery friendly.
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Oct 31, 2019
very caring, thorough, and friendly provider. really appreciate him
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr. Nguyen always explains medical very thoroughly and in a manner that I can understand.
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Oct 13, 2019
The doctor and staff were focused on meeting my needs. They are excellent ambassadors for BS&W.
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Oct 11, 2019
Dr. Nguyen listens to his patients and addresses their questions and concerns with factual information and understanding. He is extremely knowledgeable, highly professional and very respectful.
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Oct 11, 2019
friendly and took time to answer questions. made me feel welcome and treated me with respect.
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Oct 5, 2019
Yes I would tell my family members about this place. Everyone is very friendly to you, and make you feel very comfortable. I say thanks to my Doctor he is a very nice person
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Oct 3, 2019
Great and caring doctor
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Oct 3, 2019
He has always been super friendly and informative
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Oct 2, 2019
I am very confident n Dr. Nguyen. He has always given me answers to all my concerns and worries. He has always explained all treatments that I receive. I could not be more pleased.
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Sep 27, 2019
Very impressed this visit, the doctor and his nurse were exceptional
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Sep 26, 2019
The provider answered all my questions and gave me information I was unaware of.
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Sep 25, 2019
I have always received excellent care and services.
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Sep 20, 2019
Very considerate about my concerns
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Sep 16, 2019
Even though the news was not good, my doctor was absolutely positive about my prognosis. He explained what would take place during my treatment period.
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Sep 11, 2019
always have a great experience relating to this doctor and his staff they are wonderful ask as many questions and answer as possible they are really really great people in that office thank you
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Sep 10, 2019
Dr Nguyen is an excellent provider. He takes however much time it takes to give me the care I need.
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Sep 8, 2019
He's excellent doctor & responds to every single problem I have had. I wouldn't change anything about him except he talks too fast on occasion.
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Sep 4, 2019
my provider is EXCELLENT!!!!!
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Sep 3, 2019
The entire experience was very good I have always had extremely positive feelings and confidence with the provider and the staff from start to finish with every visit here
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