Ninh Tuan Nguyen

Ninh T. Nguyen
, MD

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Esophagectomy & Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (Gastric Banding & Sleeve Gastrectomy)
Robot-Assisted Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Office Locations

UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 22C
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 888-717-GIMD (888-717-4463)
UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center — High Desert
12595 Hesperia Road, Suite 101
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: 760-269-3099
Fax: 760-269-3038
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Laparoscopic antireflux surgery
  • Laparoscopic esophagectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
  • Laparoscopic gastric banding
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • English
  • Vietnamese
Medical School
University of Texas, San Antonio
Mount Sinai Hospital of Greater Miami, General Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital of Greater Miami, General Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Chief — Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Interim chief — Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Professor — Department of Surgery, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Vice-Chair — Department of Surgery
  • President — American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Gastrointestinal Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Obesity/Bariatric Surgery), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2013
  • Best Doctors in America® (Surgery), 2011-2013
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2013, 2014
  • Golden Scope Award, Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2002
More Information

Dr. Nguyen pioneered the development of laparoscopic esophagectomy and gastrectomy for the treatment of esophagogastric pathology and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity.

Academic Profile
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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Anti-Reflux Operation
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia