Dr Truong finished his High School Baccalaureate in Mathematics and Physics
in Paris, France. He subsequently moved to United States for his undergraduate
studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr Truong received
his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, School
of Medicine and completed his fellowship training in endocrinology at
the University of California, Davis, Medical Center. He was an Assistant
Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis,
Medical Center before he moved to Mission Viejo in 1992.
Dr Truong has been the Medical Director of the Mission Heritage Medical
Group Laboratory. As an Endocrinologist, he has a deep interest in Lipid
Metabolism and was the Co-Director of the Mission Internal Medical Group
Lipid Clinic. He started the Endocrine Nuclear Program for radioiodine
treatment of patients with thyroid disorders. He also founded the Osteoporosis
Center and the Weight Management Program at Mission Internal Medical Group.
Dr Truong chose a career in medicine for the challenge of the field and
to be able to care for other people. He believes that no other profession
offers the compassion and the unique relationship and trust between physician
and patient. In his practice he strives to deliver state-of the-art care
to his patients.