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Dr. Truong
Alizabeth L. Truong, M.D. grew up in Orange County, California, and has been settled in San Diego County since 1998, when she came to the University of California, San Diego, to start her dermatology residency. She fell in love with the San Diego coastline, the hiking trails, the weather, the flora and the people of San Diego and has remained here since. She is happily married and has two sons who are the joy of her life. She and her husband and their children can often be found gardening most weekends (of course while wearing their sunscreen and wide-brimmed hats). She also loves to read in her spare time and enjoys exploring other countries as well as the stunning and varied landscape in the United States in her travels.

After her residency, Dr. Truong worked in a large group practice, but she became disillusioned with the mismanagement and impersonal nature of the group setting. At the urging and support of her husband, Dr. Richard Hoang, she embarked on a journey to build her own private practice. In February, 2005, Dr. Truong opened the doors to her own office and has not looked back. Always ahead of the times, Dr. Truong's office was one of the first medical offices in San Diego County to have an electronic medical record system. She continues to strive to assess and evaluate new therapies and incorporate them into her practice to advance the health and vitality of her patients' skin.

Dr. Truong has a strong background in medical and surgical dermatology and is proud to serve her patients' needs in this arena. However, her artful and sensible style translates into an elegant cosmetic practice niche and many of her medical dermatology patients become her cosmetic patients once they get to know her and trust her skills.

Professional Societies

  • Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology (Recertified through 2021)
  • President, San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2003-2004
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member, California Medical Association
  • Member, San Diego County Medical Society
  • Member, San Diego Dermatological Society