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English; Vietnamese; Spanish

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

October 2018

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Professional Background

After graduating from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2012, Dr. Tran completed her residency in Dermatology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She joined Kelsey-Seybold after caring for patients at Clear Dermatology, PLLC, in Katy, Texas, where she practiced medical, surgical, and, occasionally, cosmetic Dermatology.
Her notable community services include volunteering her medical expertise at JayDoc Free Dermatology Clinic; the Outreach Skin Cancer Screening Program; and the Saint Louis University HIV Task Force.

Professional Associations

Dr. Tran is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology; Houston Dermatological Society; Texas Medical Association; and Harris County Medical Society.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Tran enjoys cooking, traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Tran received was “make your own happiness.” She studied in Costa Rica for three months, most of the time living in a cloud forest. Her favorite books are “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte and “Dune” by Frank Herbert. Her guilty pleasure is binge-watching a series on Netflix.

​ I care for infants, children, and adults and believe in a patient-focused approach for all. I feel that educating each patient about their skin conditions and available treatment options will lead to the best care possible. 

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Awards & Recognitions

​Dr. Tran graduated magna cum laude from UCLA.  She graduated with “high distinction” from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and was chief resident of Dermatology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Publications / Research

  • LOOP Study, A Cross-Sectional Observational Study Evaluating Clinical Specialty Setting as Determinant of Management in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis, AbbVie, Sub-Investigator.

  • Gillihan R., Tran C., Fraga G, and Fischer R. Recalcitrant solitary erythematous, scaly patch on dorsal foot.  Cutis.  2017 May; 99(5):311, 354-355.

  • Tran C., McEwen G., and Fraga G.  Chilblain-like leukaemia cutis.  BMJ Case Reports.  2016, art. no. 602.

  • Isedeh P., Cullan J., Barland A., and Tran C.  (2015) Intralesional Rituximab for Recurrent Primary Cutaneous B cell Lymphoma.  Missouri Dermatological Society Annual Meeting; Kansas City, MO.

  • Tran C., Mutch D., Gibbs R., Virgo K., and Johnson F.  Geographic Variation in Surveillance Methods After Curative-Intent Primary Treatment for Ovarian Carcinoma.  Journal of Surgical Research. 2011.  165:2, p.179.