Tampa Bay area Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong is a Board-Certified surgeon with an impressive list of academic and professional achievements.
After graduating at the top of his high school class in Denver, Colorado Dr. Truong was accepted to the University of Notre Dame on a full academic scholarship. He graduated from Notre Dame with a Bachelors degree as a double-major in Pre-medical Studies and English. He was given the prestigious Notre Dame Scholar designation, given to only the top fifteen percent of each class.
Following college, Dr. Truong returned to Denver where he completed medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. During medical school, Dr. Truong was encouraged to pursue a surgical career by his professors who saw in him the rare combination of intellect and talented hands that are the hallmarks of an excellent surgeon.
Dr. Truong chose to pursue his surgical training in the great city of Chicago, home of the American College of Surgeons. After completing his Surgical Internship at the University of Illinois Chicago’s Metropolitan Group Hospitals, he completed an additional five years of General Surgery training which included extensive experience in all areas of the human body, including complex cancer surgery, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. His surgical training also included an entire year dedicated solely to the treatment of burn injuries at the Cook County Hospital Burn Center, one of the first burn centers in the United States. During his surgical training, Dr. Truong received numerous awards and was published for his research work in skin regeneration and artificial skin.
Upon completion of General Surgery training, Dr. Truong pursued his interests in aesthetic surgery by gaining acceptance to the American Academy Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in Indiana under Dr. Jung Park. During his fellowship, Dr. Truong dedicated an entire year exclusively to the art and practice of Cosmetic Surgery. His training included facial rejuvenation techniques, breast and body restorative surgeries, liposuction and body sculpting, as well as minimally invasive aesthetic surgery, and laser surgery.
Following his fellowship with the AACS, Dr. Truong completed a third year-long fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Chicago Cosmetic Surgery in Chicago, Illinois. There he worked as an apprentice to Dr. Michael Byun, one of Chicago’s most accomplished board-certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons. Under Dr. Byun’s tutelage, Dr. Truong further honed his techniques in facial rejuvenation, breast & body enhancement, as well as laser surgery and skin care.
Dr. Truong has held medical licenses in Florida, Illinois and Indiana, and is on the Attending staff at Brandon Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and FLorida Hospital, and Town & Country Hospital. He has operating and admitting privileges in Cosmetic as well as General Surgery.
Dr. Truong is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery.
Dr. Truong has been featured in numerous local publications and was awarded the Patient's Choice Award in Cosmetic Surgery by American Registry in 2011 and 2012.