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Hien Nguyen, MD

Dr. Nguyen is a general surgeon in the Elkton area. He is affiliated with Union Hospital of Cecil County.
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Conditions treated

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885 doctors
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884 doctors
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442 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.0k doctors
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1.0k doctors
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507 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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142 doctors
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142 doctors
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71 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more opiate dependence patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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143 doctors
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144 doctors
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71 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more drug addiction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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152 doctors
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152 doctors
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76 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more hemorrhoid patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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288 doctors
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288 doctors
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143 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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52 doctors
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52 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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360 doctors
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360 doctors
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180 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more diarrhea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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434 doctors
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435 doctors
Top 5%
217 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more constipation patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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106 doctors
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106 doctors
Top 5%
52 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw diverticulosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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179 doctors
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178 doctors
Top 5%
89 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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65 doctors
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66 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more cholecystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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557 doctors
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557 doctors
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278 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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940 doctors
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940 doctors
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470 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more vascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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96 doctors
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96 doctors
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48 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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195 doctors
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194 doctors
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97 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more goiter patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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614 doctors
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614 doctors
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306 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more acid reflux patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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83 doctors
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83 doctors
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41 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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66 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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138 doctors
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137 doctors
Top 5%
68 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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96 doctors
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96 doctors
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47 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more leg ulcer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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184 doctors
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184 doctors
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91 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more gastritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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322 doctors
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322 doctors
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161 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.
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404 doctors
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404 doctors
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202 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more chronic pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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81 doctors
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80 doctors
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40 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more umbilical hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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240 doctors
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240 doctors
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119 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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170 doctors
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170 doctors
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84 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw lung cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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103 doctors
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104 doctors
Top 5%
51 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw Graves' disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.
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104 doctors
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104 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Nguyen saw hyperthyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Nguyen’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
35%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Nguyen’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Nguyen’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Nguyen’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Nguyen’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Nguyen’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Nguyen 97%
Predicted for his patients 80%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Nguyen’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Nguyen’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Nguyen’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Nguyen’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Nguyen’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
93%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Nguyen’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Nguyen’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Nguyen’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Nguyen’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Nguyen sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
330 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton, MD 21921
99 miles away
Chesapeake Surgical Services
300 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton, MD 21921
99 miles away
Office
406 Eastern Blvd
Essex, MD 21221
60 miles away

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Credentials
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1996

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Nguyen is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Union Hospital of Cecil County
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield