Dr. Andrew Nguyen

Dr. Andrew Nguyen

Neurosurgeon at Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Meet Dr. Andrew Nguyen

Dr. Andrew Nguyen is a fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon in Escondido, California. Dr. Nguyen specializes in endovascular procedures for neurovascular diseases and minimally invasive spine surgery. While utilizing his expert training, experience, and the latest technology, Dr. Nguyen also collaborates with other spine specialists at Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center to achieve optimal results for each patient.

During Dr. Nguyen’s clinical fellowship training, he worked with pioneers in the field of endovascular neurosurgery at UC San Diego. Additionally, he became one of the first neurosurgeons trained in endovascular treatments in France at the Hospital Lariboisiere in Paris.

Dr. Nguyen grew up in San Diego and has dedicated himself to the care of patients in his home town as well as to the education and mentorship of the next generation of medical students and physicians. He participates in clinical trials and helps develop new techniques and equipment to innovate care for the neurosurgical and spine patient. He is a consultant for multiple companies, including the National Football League for whom he is an Unaffiliated Neuro-Trauma Consultant responsible for the traumatic head injury/concussion protocol.

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Escondido, CA

How Dr. Andrew Nguyen Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish


  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Concussion
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stroke


  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endovascular procedures
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Shunts
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Accolades for Dr. Andrew Nguyen

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship - The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla
  • Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health Systems

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Office Information for Dr. Andrew Nguyen

1955 Citracado Parkway
Suite 102
Escondido, CA 92029
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Additional Locations

Palomar Medical Center
2185 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
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Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.