Dr. Huy Tran is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute. A motility specialist, he diagnoses and treats disorders that occur when the muscles of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract don’t function properly. He specializes in treating conditions including:
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Dyssynergic defecation
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Esophageal dysphagia
- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
Dr. Tran joined Orlando Health with almost 15 years of experience in a variety of healthcare roles, including running a GI motility center; caring for liver patients pre- and post-transplant; and teaching GI fellows, residents and medical students. He is skilled in procedures such as endoscopy, esophageal and anorectal manometry, EndoFLIP, hydrogen breath testing, SmartPill and endoanal ultrasound. Dr. Tran takes a patient-focused, evidence-based approach to providing medical care.
Dr. Tran’s Training
Dr. Tran received his medical training at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Vietnam. He earned both a master’s degree and a doctorate in international health, specializing in hepatitis viruses, at the University of Tokyo in Japan.
His education continued with a residency in internal medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown. Dr. Tran also served as chief resident in his final year. His fellowship in gastroenterology was performed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
About Dr. Tran
Research has played a role throughout his career. Dr. Tran is the principal investigator in three active clinical trials, and he has been a principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 30 studies. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed publications and other journals.
Dr. Tran is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is double board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society.
Outside of work, Dr. Tran enjoys history, reading, traveling and photography. He is fluent in English and Vietnamese.