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Derrick Duong Nguyen, MD

Hematologic 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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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
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - Texas Statewide 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: University Of Texas Health Science Center (118)
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(154)
Overall: 4.8*
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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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Aug 23, 2019
concerned and interested my welfare
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Aug 20, 2019
OUTSTANDING... COMPASSIONATE.. PROFESSIONAL.. PATIENT
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Aug 15, 2019
he was very good. He answer all my questions.
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Aug 5, 2019
He was courteous and answered any questions I had to regard my condition.
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Aug 4, 2019
Dr. Nguyen and his entire staff have provided me with excellent care and genuine concern. Dr. Nguyen has exceptional patient repoire and provides useful and vital information to my questions. He is kind and compassionate. I trust completely with my health issues.
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Aug 1, 2019
Outstanding service !!
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Jul 30, 2019
He's a good dr
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Jul 27, 2019
felt good afterwards and felt that I will be ok with treatments
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Jul 25, 2019
Dr Nguyen has always given me thorough clear information about my health and post cancer treatment.
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Jul 25, 2019
Dr Nguyen was very thoroughand his nurses were very attentive to my concerns.
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Jul 25, 2019
He made sure I understood everything about my care
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Jul 24, 2019
entire staff and dr. ngyuen very friendly, caring and genuine sense of respect and kindness for patient and patients family members thank you this office exceeds customer service expectations! so happy to be under the care of this office and doctor
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Jul 24, 2019
Completely satisfied with my visit.
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Jul 23, 2019
my doctor is the best.i told him god send him to me to make me better.i will never forget him.
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Jul 23, 2019
Dr Nguyen has always been very caring and always has a friendly smile..
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Jul 22, 2019
Excellent
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Jul 17, 2019
very receptive, courteous, informative.
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Jul 16, 2019
everyone was respectful n caring
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Jul 13, 2019
very good experience very helpful.
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Jul 13, 2019
First time I had to see him, was very pleased with the visit. The doctor was friendly and professional. I understood everything he explained about my condition.
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Jul 12, 2019
excellent care.
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Jul 11, 2019
Dr Nugen is great people skill. he knows what you need he answers all your questions professionally the staff is great also they come back and let you know and stuff that he's on his way or you have to wait a little bit longer him and his staff is great
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Jul 7, 2019
This was my dad's first visit to this Dr. So, I think everything went well.
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Jul 6, 2019
friendly staff caring doctor
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Jul 3, 2019
he was very caring, explained very well where I could understand
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Jul 3, 2019
Provider seemed condescending and had difficulty communicating with me in layman's terms.
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Jul 2, 2019
This provider was a substitute in my doctor's absence, but provided the same quality care as my regular doctor.
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Jul 1, 2019
is a very good provider
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Jun 28, 2019
was a great listener and handled any questions and concerns I had.
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Jun 25, 2019
I am very happy and grateful to have Dr. Nguyen in my fight against cancer !
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Jun 21, 2019
i was veey please
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Jun 20, 2019
As a cancer patient you always want the kindest, caring doctor you can have to go this journey with you and your family. I feel like that is Dr Nguyen for me. He tells me what I need to know, guides me when I need it and encourages me to make my own decisions about treatment. I am grateful.
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Jun 18, 2019
he was recommended by a friend and I was very pleased with the recommendation.
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Jun 14, 2019
Dr. Nguyen was excellent! Like the way he explained everything and didn't mind that I ask questions.
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Jun 13, 2019
outstanding
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Jun 13, 2019
Dr Nguyen is a very kind and caring doctor. He listens to what I have to say. He explains things in a way that are easily understood. I am very happy to have him as my Oncologist.
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Jun 12, 2019
He was very attentive to my concerns & needs. Wonderful environment and very friendly staff.
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Jun 6, 2019
He is always so personable and friendly. He puts me at ease and answers thoroughly any questions that I might have-excellent care!
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Jun 6, 2019
exceptional
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Jun 5, 2019
great
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May 28, 2019
The doctor was very thorough in his examination and providing further referrals for treatment.
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May 19, 2019
My experience with this provider was very good. He was concerned about my condition.
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May 14, 2019
I was afraid and anxious about the process and procedures involved in being treated for cancer and from the very first visit to the last everyone I have come in contact with have exceeded my expectations of professionalism and personal comforting. They also addressed my family s concerns also
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May 14, 2019
Totally caring, thorough, and one of the most knowledgable and learned doctors I've ever met!!!
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May 11, 2019
first visit, but everything was fine and care was taken to explain what was being done.
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May 8, 2019
The care provider was awesome and showed care, concern for my health, appropriate prescriptions were provided to meet my needs. I am grateful for the support and the accountabilities. There was definitely true love and caring servants for positive healing and recovery and encouragement.
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May 3, 2019
Best Dr. EVER!!!!!!
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May 1, 2019
they were very polite and courteous
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Apr 27, 2019
Dr Nguyen is a caring doctor. He addresses all my concerns and ensures I get a clear understanding.
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Apr 22, 2019
this was my first time visiting the clinic and meeting with that provider but I had a good experience with him. He was very professional at all time.
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