James D. Nguyen, MD


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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 6200 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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About James D. Nguyen , MD

Dr. Nguyen is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He believes strongly in multi-modality treatment, offering his patients support from a range of experts to ensure full-spectrum care. His bariatric surgery patients have access to a team of dietitians, social workers, physician assistants and nurses to help them on the journey to success.

Dr. Nguyen has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques, which offer shorter, more comfortable recoveries for his patients. He is fellowship-trained in advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques.

Dr. Nguyen believes in taking time with each of his patients to answer any questions they might have to make sure they understand as much as possible about their surgery. He believes that knowledge is the best tool to help every patient achieve and maintain their best results.



Areas of Focus

Bariatric Surgery

Foregut Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Hiatal Hernias


Upper GI Cancers

Robotic Surgery

General Surgery

Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Coventry Health Care
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • USC Network
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • Medicare
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • GEHA
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Health Net Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Pacificare
  • Aetna
  • NEXT
  • Marian Health Services
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Health Net
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Brand New Day
  • Watchtower
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • United Healthcare
  • Interplan

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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