Trinh Truong, M.D.

Trinh Thi Nhat Truong, M.D.

Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Department

Pediatrics

Title

  • Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Hepatology & Nutrition

Reviews

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Glassrock Building

2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-3112

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

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, liver disease, feeding disorders and failure to thrive. She has special clinical interest and expertise in irritable bowel syndrome and fecal transplant.

Research/Academic Interests

Some past research activity and interest areas include: 

  • Cystic fibrosis enzyme replacement therapy and nutritional status
  • Lubiprostone in pediatric subjects with functional constipation   
  • Common etiology of functional syndromes such as irritable bowel syndrome & fibromyalgia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease - fundoplications
  • Human milk beta glucuronidase levels and neonatal jaundice
  • Selection of peptide ligands to target drugs and genetic material and construct biocompatible materials

Division

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis Medical Group
University Pediatric Associates

Education

M.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI, 2004

Clinical Research, UCLA, Los Angeles CA, 2009

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI, 2001

Internship: Pediatrics, Charles Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles CA, 2001-2002

Residency

Pediatrics, University of California - Irvine, Orange CA, 2002-2004

Fellowships

Pediatric Gastroenterology, UCLA, Los Angeles CA, 2006-2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,

Professional Memberships

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)

Select Recent Publications

Truong T, Chang L. Irritable Bowel Syndrome section; Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Problems in Women AGA slideset - June 2009

Truong T, Naliboff B, Chang L. Novel Techniques to Study Visceral Hypersensitivity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Curr Gastroenterol Rep. Aug 2008;10(4):369-78

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

T Truong; L Kilpatrick, B Naliboff, E Ornitz, J Gaspar, A Licudine, M Alberto, E Mayer, L Chang IBS Patients Learn to Discriminate Contextual Threat Cues Associated with an Aversive Visceral Threat Oral Presentation; Digestive Disease week, New Orleans May 5th, 2010

T Truong; L Kilpatrick, B Naliboff, S Dandekar, J Papp, J Jarcho, C Gilbert, A Licudine, E Ornitz, E Mayer, L Chang COMT 4680 gene polymorphism is associated with altered acoustic startle response modulation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia- Distinguished Abstract Plenary Oral Presentation; Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL June 1st 2009

T Truong; L Kipatrick, B Naliboff, S Dandekar, J Papp, J Jarcho, C Gilbert, A Licudine, E Ornitz, E Mayer, L Chang COMT 4680 gene polymorphism is associated with altered acoustic startle response modulation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia- UCLA CNC Neuroscience Symposium, Los Angeles, CA 2008 - Abstract & Poster

T Truong; L Kilpatrick, B Naliboff, K Hui, L So, T Yu, B Liao, M Adeyemo, E Ornitz, E Mayer, L Chang Pain Related Anxiety is Associated with Increased Activation of Central Arousal Circuits in Fibromylagia. UCLA Department of Medicine Research Symposium, Los Angeles, CA October 4th, 2008- abstract & poster

T Truong; L Kilpatrick, B Naliboff, K Hui, L So, T Yu, B Liao, M Adeyemo, E Ornitz, E Mayer, L Chang Pain Severity and Anxiety are Related to Greater Central Threat Responses in Fibromyalgia: A Somatic Pain & Startle Response Study Feb 1st, 2008. UCLA CNC Neuroscience Symposium, Los Angeles, CA – abstract oral presentation

L Kilpatrick, E Ornitz, C Hubbard, C Twiss, V Triaca, V Arboleda, S Raz, L Rodriguez, H Ibrahimovic, B Liao, M Treanor, TT Truong, L So, KK Hui,T Yu, M Adeyemo, M Craske, M Nazarian, EA Mayer, L Chang BD Naliboff Sensormotor Gating in Functional Pain Disorders UCLA CNC Neuroscience Symposium. Los Angeles, CA February 1st, 2008- Abstract & Poster