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Dr. Robert Tran, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Tran

Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California

1760 Termino Ave Ste 300 Long Beach, CA 90804

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Dr. Robert Tran, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and gastroenterology.

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(562) 933-3009

Dr. Tran accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
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Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
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Basic PPO
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna HMO
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Community Care Network HMO
Covered California - Bronze PPO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
SmartCare HMO
WholeCare Network HMO
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Husky Health
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Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Staywell (Wellcare)
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tran's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tran treats Esophageal Diseases more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Tran treats this condition more than 55% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tran treats Esophagitis more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Tran treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Reflux Esophagitis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tran treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Tran treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Tran's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH Probe
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Tran, MD
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Dr. Tran might be a good fit for someone who has regular GI issues. We went to Dr. Tran for my son because he has had stomach issues on/off for several years. Dr. Tran had him take a "breath test" where he breathes into a machine to test for bacteria in his stomach. Dr. Tran said my son didn't have a bacteria issue. Eventually we went to another GI doctor. When they looked at the results of Dr. Tran's test, it showed "normal" but when our new doctor looked at the data, apparently my son's "bacteria level" was so high at the beginning of the test, that it didn't really matter that his levels didn't rise as the test was administered. If Dr. Tran had looked at the DATA of the test, and not just the bottom line, my son would have been given meds earlier and been out of pain a LONG time ago. The new GI doctor gave my son Rifaximin and within a few days he was better.
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My child went to Dr. Tran (1760 Termino Avenue) for 7 years. We described that my child had agonizing stomach pain, esophogus hurt, always sick, lots of ear infections, and very gassy (but can't burp). Dr. Tran did an endoscopy and lots of tests and found nothing. He had my child taking acid reducers for YEARS, which seemed to make it worse, but we were supposed to keep taking them. I found out that acid reducers shouldn't ever be taken unless you have done a Heidelberg Gastric Analysis (Out of all the tests Dr. Tran did, he never had us do this one). consequences of taking acid reducers when you don't need it: malnutrition, early onset Alzheimers, and other scary things, etc. After a LOT of research, I found that most acid reflux is from too low of stomach acid and not too high of stomach acid. We took him off all Dr. Tran's meds and started him on Betaine HCL with Pepcin and he feels great in ONE DAY. So simple. Why didnt Dr. Tran know tell us this?!!!
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very good Dr he took the time to explain and made sure I understood.
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Dr Tran always listens to what you have to say. My granddaughter was in the hospital with complications from being a premature baby. Dr Tran listened and was very caring. The only doctor who listened and was able to diagnose her. I’m so blessed to have him as a doctor for my granddaughter
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My daughter was born with a milk protein allergy and I consulted with Dr. Tran on that as well as her reflux issues. As time went on she had trouble gaining weight and Dr. Tran again had some great suggestions for us that were considerably more helpful than the nutritionist we were referred to. Last year my daughter was having stomach issues and Dr. Tran discovered C.Diff on the first visit. Our pediatrician had completely overlooked that. He is a wonderful doctor and I am so thankful for him.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Robert Tran is a board-certified pediatrician with additional certifications in pediatric gastroenterology. He is the director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Miller Children's Hospital and director of the GI Endoscopy Lab at Long Bea...


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics


UCLA Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California Davis Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of California Davis Med Center
Internship Hospital
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English



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62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)