Dr. Robert Tran
Dr. Robert Tran is board certified in both Pediatrics, and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Dr. Tran earned his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate residency training in pediatrics at the University of California Davis Medical Center, where he was awarded the Residency Leadership award. Dr Tran completed his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles. He served as attending physician at Loma Linda Children’s Hospital prior to coming to Miller Children’s and the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Tran holds hospital affiliations at Miller Children’s Hospital, Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He also holds an academic appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine. Prior to coming to Miller Children’s Hospital, Dr Tran was an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.
Dr. Tran’s areas of interest include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Liver disease, Nutrition and Obesity. He strives to be at the forefront of endoscopic techniques, and is certified in advanced endoscopic procedures and techniques by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Dr. Tran is an active member of the medical community, with memberships in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Gastroenterology Association, the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. He is the director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Miller Children’s Hospital and the director of the Gastroenterology Lab at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital. He also serves as the Residency Education Liaison for Pediatric Gastroenterology at Miller Children’s Hospital. Dr Tran has also volunteered his time and medical services to programs such as Project Vietnam, in which he provided medical care and education to rural villages in Vietnam.
In his free time, he enjoys cooking, photography, and playing tennis, but oftentimes finds himself trying to keep up with his two young sons.
Dr. Tran is fluent in Vietnamese
Dr. Tran currently practices in our offices in Long Beach, Fountain Valley and Costa Mesa.