Dr. Thanh-Nga Tran joined Kuchnir Dermatology in 2013. Dr. Tran is on faculty at Harvard University Medical School. Dr. Tran completed residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical degree from Harvard University and earned a PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She went to college at the California Institute of Technology. She is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and serves on committees at both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Tran's main passion is her volunteer work. She co-founded The Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center, a non-profit organization that provides laser technology and expertise to help children with disfiguring birthmarks in Vietnam. To see Dr. Tran’s work with VVAC highlighted in the Harvard Medical News, click here. All of the proceeds from her laser procedures are donated to the Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center.
Dr. Tran is currently conducting research at the Massachusetts General Hospital to look at treatment to improve the hardening (or fibrosis) of skin associated with chronic radiation. A link to the study can be found here: https://rally.partners.org/study/chronic_radiation_dermatitis.