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Dr. Bao-Kim Nguyen, OD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Dr. Bao-Kim Nguyen is a licensed optometrist who received her bachelors from Smith College and her doctor of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry where she was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and Class Valedictorian in 2005. Dr. Nguyen trained via externships at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Brockton, Dorchester House Community Health Center, South Boston Community Health Center, and the New England Eye Institute. The doctor has worked in private practice in Boston specializing in contact lenses, primary eye care, and pre and postoperative surgical co- management. Dr. Nguyen is fluent in both Vietnamese and English. **All pediatric patients must be above the age of 8!**

In-network insurances

  • ACE
  • Aetna
  • Amida Care

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • New England College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1619045929

Office locations

Pro Optical

175 Cambridge St

Boston, MA 02114

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This was my second visit. Dr. Nguyen was very friendly, helpful, and professional.
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She's def a great optometrist. Love her sense of humor and the exam is quick!
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Dr Nguyen communicates effectively and very thorough.
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Dr. Nguyen is friendly, approachable, and of course professional. I also think she's great clinically, and she clearly answered my questions about my changing prescription.
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Dr. Nguyen is professional, warm and provides an understandable explanation of the various options for your eye needs. She is unpretentious and engages easily.
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There is great teamwork in this modern, well equipped office. A pleasure!
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Very professional and kind, Highly Recommended!!.
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Dr. Nguyen is very patient and thorough. I highly recommend!
Less than 3 months ago
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My first time meeting her and she was great!!
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Fantastic, the staff was friendly and professional.
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I love the fact she took her time to answer my questions. I really like her personality, very personable. :)
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The whole appointment experience was fantastic. I would completely recommend this location and doctor.
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She was very sweet , explained everything and answered all my questions.
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Excellent. Fast, efficient, professional and friendly
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Really great - took the time to make sure I asked questions that were on my mind! I trust she knows what she's doing!
Less than 6 months ago
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She's pleasant and down to earth. It was quick and easy!
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I have been seeing Dr Nguyen over many years and she has been very supporting and helpful throughout our interactions with my many eye problems. She would always find time to answer my e-mail questions and make appointments. She is upto date on all the recent products and advances in eye care industry. Excellent doctor and person.
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Dr. Nguyen and everyone at this practice were extremely professional and thorough and very personable as well!
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Dr. Nguyen was polite and efficient.
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She was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions with ease! A pleasure to work with!
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Doctor Nguyen is awesome! Friendly, efficient, and always willing to answer questions.
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Dr. Nguyen is fabulous and I would readily recommend her to anyone!
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Thoughtful, professional demeanor. Got right to the substance of my concern and dealt with it directly, efficiently and creatively. Answered questions I didn't know I had, and those I forgot to ask.
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Dr. Nguyen is always pleasant, courteous and professional and leaves plenty of time for questions and thoughts.
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Dr. Nguyen was phenomenal!
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She’s awesome! Very professional and an excellent clinician. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Nguyen is such a wonderful physician. She is timely, clear, and so kind. She happily answers all questions I have and is obviously very skilled in her field! I would absolutely recommend Dr. Nguyen to anyone in the Boston (or Greater Boston) area!
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Very nice and pleasant Doctor !!!
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My first time to Pro Optical and Dr. Nguyen. Very pleased with the visit and Dr. Nguyen's exam. I highly recommend. So much more professional and pleasant than For Eyes - I would never go back to them.
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Love her!!! So wonderful :)
Less than 1 year ago
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Another wonderful appointment. I've recommended friends to Dr. Nguyen who also sing her praises. She is very knowledgeable, responsive, and kind.
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This was my first appointment with Dr. Nguyen. She was very pleasant and very professional.
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Overall, great experience. She fine tuned my prescription. However, I would buy glasses elsewhere given pricing.
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Dr. Nguyen is a wonderful and through optometrist. She’s well informed and will spend extra time to explain any questions you may have. She’s honest in her answers and will guide you to your best visual health.
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The quality of care and thorough examination by Dr. Nguyen are outstanding. I've been seeing her for 5 years, and it's the best optometrist I've ever had. The kindness and pleasantness of the office professionals is excellent and welcoming.
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Dr. Nguyen is very professional and has a friendly, informative demeanor. I would recommend her and Pro Optical for your eye care.
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I think Dr. Nguyen is the best. I actually recommended her to a co-worked who liked her just as much!
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Best operation - so efficient yet personal. I really enjoy each experience.
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She is always very thorough during her exam.
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Dr. Nguyen is always friendly and professional, and takes the time to explain the condition of my eyes, any change from the previous visit, and to answer any questions. I've never felt rushed through any part of an appointment, with anyof the staff, and I've also never waited longer than five minutes to be seen.
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I had a great experience today with Bao-Kim Nguyen. She was extremely professional. She explained everything to me very well, was completely thorough in her assessment, and made sure that all of my questions were answered. Very happy with my visit!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Nguyen is the best OD I've ever had. She is kind, polite, and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Dr. Nguyen to anyone looking for a new optometrist
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She is amazing all-around with me my husband and my 2 boys.it is always so nice to see her.
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It was great. She was personable, knowledgeable, super efficient and didn't try to coerce me into having a test I didn't want. And actually agreed with me that I didn't need it this year. I greatly appreciated that!
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Wonderful eye Dr. and wonderful lady. Very professional, attentive to your concerns. Great job. :D
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Kim is VERY professional & really cares about doing the eye exams by getting you fitted into the correct lens or contacts. Kim doesn't pressure you into buying new glasses, and is truthful about giving you the best way to carefor your eyes and explains in great details about the health of your eyes and how to care for them. Please don't pass on scheduling an eye exam with Kim as soon you can. You won't be sorry..........
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Excellent. Very quick and professional. She is very friendly too.
More than 1 year ago
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Professional and experienced optometrist. Highly recommend.
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The staff at Pro-Optical offered me a cancellation spot today. Was seen by Dr. Bao-Kim Nguyen who was professional yet personable, and easily navigated my complex past medical history. She specifically asked about my reason for the visit andprovided a thorough exam, opportunity for questions and options for treatment. A great experience overall.
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Excellent care. Very professional.
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