Dr. Hao Tran, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Hao Tran, MD
Howie Tran, MD, is board-certified cardiologist who specializes in treating patients with end-stage or advanced heart failure. He cares for patients who require heart transplants and mechanical circulatory support devices, including ventricular assist devices (VADs) and percutaneous ventricular assist devices (PVADs). Dr. Tran is also experienced in right heart-catheterization with heart tissue biopsies. As an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Tran instructs students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.He has lectured and coauthored numerous journal articles on advanced therapies in heart failure and the use of VADs. His work has appeared in Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation: Heart Failure.Dr. Tran did his medical training in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and transplant cardiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a general cardiology fellowship at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine. Dr. Tran earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Tran is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

UC San Diego Health

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Hao Tran, MD

Dr. Hao Tran, MD

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Dr. Tran's Experience

Dr. Tran's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Drexel Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Brown University, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brown University, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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