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Dr. Trong B. Nguyen, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

Dr. Nguyen received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, in La Jolla, California (currently ranked 14th in the US News and World Report for Best Medical). During his training, Dr. Nguyen took time off from medical school to pursue his dream of playing in the Olympics. He received his opportunity when he was asked to join the Men’s Indoor National Volleyball team in 1999. There he participated in the Pan-American Games in 1999, in Winnipeg, Canada, competing against the best volleyball players in the world on an international stage. He was able to earn a starting position on the team. As an undergraduate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), he was a Four-Year Varsity Letterman for the UCLA Men’s Volleyball team, playing for the legendary, Al Scates, from 1993-1997. In his time there, the team reached the Final Championship game all four years, winning two National Championships in 1995 and 1996 and was Runner-up in 1994 and 1997. He finished his undergraduate career as a Pac-10 Gold Medal finalist and was selected as a GTE Academic All-American in 1997. He graduated with a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology. He has reviewed numerous journal publications, including The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research and the Journal for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and has several articles that are pending publication. Dr. Nguyen has always had an affinity for sports, athletics, and an active lifestyle. His other interests include basketball, mountain climbing, camping, scuba diving, kayaking, tennis, golf, and art.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Western Medical Center Santa Ana
  • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Medical School - University of California, San Diego
  • Southern California Center for Sports Medicine, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Awards and publications

  • The Journal for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1427221134

Office locations

The Center For Bone & Joint Care

18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 5800

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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He was a nice doctor, and very helpful.
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Knowledgable, caring and efficient
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Excellent office to receive treatment. Everybody is so professional and courteous. Highly recommended for any orthopaedic needs.
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Very good and love all his office girls and nurses.
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It was good and helpful.
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