Dr. Nam Xuan Nguyen MD Surgeon

Dr. Nam Nguyen is a surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Nguyen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and one of 42 at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

Creighton University
Residency, General Surgery, 1991–1994

University of New Mexico
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1997

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1997–1999

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Is routine preoperative screening echocardiogram indicated in all children with congenital duodenal obstruction?
Short, S. S.,Pierce, J. R.,Burke, R. V.,Papillon, S.,Frykman, P. K.,Nguyen, N.

Laparoscopic Versus Open Treatment of Congenital Duodenal Obstruction: Multicenter Short-Term Outcomes Analysis.
Jensen, A. R.,Short, S. S.,Anselmo, D. M.,Torres, M. B.,Frykman, P. K.,Shin, C. E.,Wang, K.,Nguyen, N. X.

Single-incision laparoscopic resection of ovarian masses in children: a preliminary report.
Pontarelli, E. M.,Emami, C.,Nguyen, N. X.,Torres, M.,Anselmo, D. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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