I believe in empowering both patients and families to be a part of the decision making process when it comes to their health decisions. I also believe that medical therapy should not only focus on medications but, where indicated, should address any other concerns that may affect a child's health including nutrition, religious or cultural beliefs, alternative medicine as well as psychosocial health.
Dr. Truong is a general pediatric gastroenterologist & hepatologist offering care for children with various gastroenterologic, hepatologic & nutritional conditions such as chronic abdominal pain, bowel dysfunction, inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, liver disease, feeding disorders and failure to thrive. She is the director of the pediatric endoscopy center at UC Davis and has specialized skills in more advanced endoscopic techniques. She has special clinical interest and expertise in irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, aerodigestive diseases and gastrointestinal bleeding.
In addition to her medical degree, Dr. Truong has a Masters in clinical research from UCLA.
Current active clinical studies include:
Some past & present research activity and interest areas include:
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
B.S., Medical Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI 1996
M.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI 2001
M.A., Clinical Research, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2009
Pediatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles CA 2002-2003
Pediatrics, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 2003-2005
Research, UC Irvine, Long Beach Memorial Children's Hospital, Long Beach CA 2004-2005
Pediatric Gastroenterology, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2006-2009
Sacramento Magazine's Top Doctors for Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Aulakh S, Ashley S, Haas K, Truong T. Esophageal pH Capsule Retention. ACG Case Rep J. 2020 Jun 23;7(6):e00383. doi:10.14309/crj.0000000000000383. PMID:33062769.
Truong TT, Naliboff BD, Chang L. Novel techniques to study visceral hypersensitivity in irritable bowel syndrome. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2008 Aug;10(4):369-78. doi:10.1007/s11894-008-0071-2. PMID:18627648.
Truong T, Chang L. Impact of IBS with Constipation and Chronic Constipation on Women’s Health: Current Concepts and Considerations Medscape Gastroenterology. May 2008 http://www.medscape.com/viewprogram/9196