Dr. Theresa Tran, MD

Dr. Theresa Tran, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Theresa Tran, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1997 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

240 E 38th St Fl 14

New York, NY 10016

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Tran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tran "Theresa Tran, MD, has been appointed Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Medical Center and Chief of Service at Bellevue Hospital for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Tran specializes in head and neck surgery and oncology. Her practice interests include head and neck oncologic surgery, endocrine disorders and surgeries (thyroid and parathyroid), salivary gland surgeries, swallowing dysfunction and surgery of the airway. After earning her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Tran completed a residency in Otolaryngology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and a fellowship in head and neck surgery and oncology at NYU Medical Center. She then joined the faculty at the NYU School of Medicine in 2003 as a physician scientist and assistant professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and treated patients with head and neck cancers while performing basic science research at the Skirball Institute, focusing on identification and characterization of cancer stem cells in tumors of the head and neck. Dr. Tran was recruited as an Attending Physician and Director of Research at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in 2007. She continued her roles there as a clinician, researcher, and instructor for the Otolaryngology residents and medical students at both the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She then returned to NYU/Bellevue in January of 2015 as Attending Physician at NYU Langone Medical Center and Chief of Service for Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Tran is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the New York Head and Neck Society, American Head and Neck Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

45  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tran's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tran to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tran's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have been a patient of Dr. Tran for over 5 years my 2nd surgery was just last week, my 1st surgery was 5 years ago, she is amazing sweet smart. My cancer came back and needed a 2nd surgery but I was so upset when I found out she was with another hospital and my insurance was not with her but our...more
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I have nothing but the best to say about DR Tran. She is an amazing and caring doctor. She took her time with me being That I'm a nervous person, she made me very comfortable and did an amazing job with my surgery. She is extremely confident I'm just so happy with my results.
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My sister was lucky to get an appointment with Dr. Tran. Dr. Tran is an amazing Surgeon. She is the most thoughtful, responsive and was thorough with my sister each time we visited. She explained things very well & helped us make decisions. We felt that we could completely trust her and were...more
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I came to Dr Tran an anxious wreck! She was by far the kindest, most sensitive, responsive, and thorough doctor. She spent a lot of time explaining and examining my problem. I completely trust her. She is absolutely brilliant!! I feel incredibly lucky and grateful for her care.
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Dr Tran is an amazing doctor and surgeon. She spent time with me each visit, answered all my questions, helped me make decisions, and never made me feel rushed or pressured. On the day of my surgery, I felt completely secure and confident in her ability as a surgeon. Post-op, I have healed...more
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