Tho Q. Truong, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Tho Q. Truong, MD, is an allergist-immunologist and rheumatologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Truong is in the Department of Medicine. Associate Professor Department of Medicine Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology Division of Rheumatology 5280 Top Doctors 2021 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars 140 Patient Ratings 46 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Allergy Treatment Programs (Adult) Asthma Treatment Program (Adult) Department of Medicine Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Adult) Division of Rheumatology Specialties & Conditions Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) Anaphylaxis Angioedema Ankylosing Spondylitis Asthma Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Overview Eosinophilic Lung Diseases Food Allergies Hives (Urticaria) Immune Deficiency Disorders Lupus Medication/Drug Allergy Myositis (Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis) Osteoporosis Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Scleroderma / Systemic Sclerosis (SSC) Sjögren's Syndrome (SS) Vasculitis Research Areas Immunobiology Special Interests Research Interests My research is focused on lymphocyte signaling in primary immunodeficiency and loss of self-tolerance. Specifically, I investigate the role of co-stimulatory molecules on B and T lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of autoimmunity. Education Education 1995 - 2003 University of Illinois College of Medicine, Medical Scholars Program, MD 1993 - 1995 University of Texas at Austin, BA Residency 2003 - 2006 Baylor College of Medicine, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2006 - 2009 Baylor College of Medicine, Allergy and Immunology 2006 - 2009 Baylor College of Medicine, Rheumatology Board Certification 2016: Re-certification, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) 2010: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Rheumatology 2009: Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) 2006: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Professional Memberships American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Publications Mannina A, Chung JH, Swigris JJ, Solomon JJ, Huie TJ, Yunt ZX, Truong TQ, Brown KK, Achcar RD, Olson AL, Cox CW, Kligerman SJ, Curran-Everett D, Fernández Pérez ER. Clinical Predictors of a Diagnosis of Common Variable Immunodeficiency-related Granulomatous-Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul;13(7):1042-9. Truong, T. The overlap of bronchiectasis and immunodeficiency in asthma. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2013 Feb;33(1):61-78. Truong TQ, Sastry SK, Lakonishok M, Horwitz AF. Integrin modulation of mitogenic pathways involved in muscle differentiation. Signaling Through Cell Adhesion Molecules, 1999. Ed. J.L. Guan. CRC Press. Sastry SK, Lakonishok M, Wu S, Truong TQ, Huttenlocher A, Turner CE, Horwitz AF. Quantitative changes in integrin and focal adhesion signaling regulate myoblast cell cycle withdrawal. J Cell Biol. 1999, Mar 22;144(6):1295-309. Huttenlocher A, Lakonishok M, Kinder M, Wu S, Truong T, Knudsen KA, Horwitz AF. Integrin and cadherin synergy regulates contact inhibition of migration and motile activity. J Cell Biol. 1998, Apr 20;141:515-526. Hospital Affiliations St. Joseph Hospital - Denver Academic Affiliations Faculty Affiliate, University of Colorado Denver Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Saint Joseph Hospital 1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.8 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.8 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.6 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.7 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.6 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 I have to get her attention if something has changed to get her to hear me. After that, she listens. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 dr truong is a wonderful doctor who always takes the time to listen! I have tremendous confidence in her National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr. Troung was a pleasure to talk to. She spent more than usual time explaining the concerns I came to see her for. She also allowed me to ask all the questions I needed to feel confident about the treatment plan she proposed. She then reiterated everything we discussed in her written report so that I could review it at a later time. I felt like I was in good hands and felt confident I would receive the best care for my condition. I would recommend Dr. Troung to anyone who needs to speak to a rheumatologist without hesitation. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 I found Dr. Trung very personable and knowledgable. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 I love my nice doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr Troung was an angel sent from heaven! I was so worried about my condition and the stress was even causing me hair loss and after I my first appointment with Dr Troung I felt like I finally understood my condition because she explained everything so well and in words that I could understand. I have total confidence in Dr Troung and everyone I saw at the hospital. Would highly recommend National Jewish to anyone...... that hospital is outstanding and everyone that I came in contact with from the valet, front desk, nurses and Dr Troung were friendly, courteous, informative, caring and as a retired My total experience at National Jewish Hospital was outstanding, National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 This is the first time that I feel Dr Troung was not in a rush and spent some time with me. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 [PHI] she always seems too busy to listen. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr. Truong is a lifesaver, literally. I trust her above all my other Drs! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Good communication. Will continue treatment with same prescription level. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 We started over 10 minutes late, which happens but then was expected to end the appointment within the original time frame. There didn't seem to be a focused purpose/plan for the appointment. show more National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr. Truong always takes the time to explain the rationale/reasoning behind [recommended therapy] in order to have better sustained control over my symptoms [PHI]. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr Tho Truong is very compassionate doctor I very lucky to have her National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr Truong always shows concern for my questions, and takes time to answer them fully. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 good experience National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr Truong is excellent. she was very patient with my questions and helped me plan for the future. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I appreciate how well she explained the results of the [test] and the next steps that needed to be taken. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I have recommended Dr. Truong National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 love Dr. Troung. She is such a great doctor. when I met her 10 years ago she has always done her best to tell be the truth and diagnosed me with what was wrong with me. She has always done a great job in letting me know what we need to do and how it could help or the risk. I feel like she care about my well being and and she give be a lot of support. We honesty need more Doctors like doctor Trough. I'm forever thankful for her. thank you Dr. Troung National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 *Dr. Truong is always very informative and is willing to listen, and discuss my treatment options. *Dr. Truong is creative and intuitive when considering possible treatment which I greatly appreciate. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 *Dr. Truong is one of the most caring doctors I have ever met. She spent a long time discussing my concerns even though she is surely very busy. There's not a ranking high enough to evaluate her. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 *Dr. Truong is a very caring and special doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Listened to me and answered all my questions. Very thoughtful and caring! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Great doctor National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr Truong is very knowledgeable and professional. She has helped me control my [condition] to where it is not interfering with my quality of life at all. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 She was absolutely fantastic she explain things to me other doctors didn't. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I dont believe that she really wants to help me because she does not listen to how I am feeling and what I am saying in an effort to help me improve. When I was there in January she was angry with me and showed it but this time she was much more kind describing her role to me at this point. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr. Truong was very good in explaining her views of my condition. She was quick at lining up providers she felt should continue with testing. [Off topic].. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Very comprehensive and caring Dr. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr. Truong is the only doctor that seems to really understand how I feel and that helps me put thing into words for my other doctors. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 she understand my concern about my health. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 It was like I was sitting there with the doctor. She explained everything. I had questions and she answered them. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 [PHI] Dr. Truong does not treat my condition. She was nice & told me what I was doing was right. [PHI] National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Always grateful for Dr Truong National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I like and feel confidence in Dr. Truong. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr. Truong was my only disappointing experience at NJH. [PHI] I am sure Dr. Truong is a very competent and knowledgeable physician or she would not be practicing at NJH. However, I think this time she dropped the ball! She may be right but only time and more testing will tell. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Been going to Dr Troung for several years and am feeling so much better. Finally found the right combination of meds to help be with my treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 She is a great doctor and very understanding,caring. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Aggressive and increasing side effects of 3 previous medications completely disappeared with new prescription; contrast significant and encouraging National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 she was amazing. I felt like I mattered to her. she worked with me to develop a plan. I've been dealing with this issue for 5 years and she is the first immunologist who gave me hope! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 cannot say enough good things about our experience. we came across the country to see the best and were not disappointed. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 *Dr. Truong is a good educator, listener and is very confident without seeming egotistical. She leaned in and listened to my questions and I enjoyed brainstorming with her. Her positive energy is contagious. I look forward to our next steps! I feel she let me help choose the nest course of action. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Excellent doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Dr. Troung was excellent, I wouldn't have taken the time to fill out this survey except that I appreciated her knowledge, enthusiasm, and skill so much that I wanted to express it through this survey. She does a really good job at providing a lot of value to the patient. Thank you!! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 I love my dr. as she has always been, kind, knowledgeable & very concerned about my overall health! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 You All, Always, Take Great Care Of Me.I appreciate You All.