University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Bich Tran

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Gynecology

Dr. Bich Tran

Medical Office

UCR Women's Health Clinic
19330 Jesse Lane, Suite 100
Riverside, Calif. 92508
(951) 827-8000

Academic Office

School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521
If you are a patient, please do not use this email address.
Contact the medical office by telephone.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Florida Hospital Celebration Health, Celebration, Florida
  • Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital, University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences, Houston, Texas
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital, University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences, Houston, Texas
  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • B.S., Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
Learn more about this clinical faculty member or schedule an appointment at


Dr. Bich Tran, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. is an assistant clinical professor of gynecology at the UC Riverside School of Medicine. She practices at Riverside University Health System Medical Center and Riverside Community Hospital.

Tran previously was an associate clinical professor at the UC Irvine School of Medicine and has worked as a volunteer clinical faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.

Tran is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

She has served as invited faculty at a number of laparoscopic courses, including the World Robotic Gynecologic Congress, the ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting and post-graduate courses.

Research Interests

Tran has an interest in laparoscopic surgical techniques and has made presentations on partial bladder resection for advanced endometriosis.


  • Distinguished Faculty, World Robotic Gynecologic Congress (WRGC), 2013, 2012.
  • Top 25 Physician with Highest Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Scores in Florida Hospital System, 2012.
  • Distinguished Faculty, International Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy Congress (ISGE), 2012.
  • Kirk A. Keegan, Jr. M.D. Teaching Award, 2010.
  • Ethicon Outstanding First-Year Resident Award, 2002.

Selected Publications

  • Jackson TR, Tran BT, Advincula AP, Wiercinski K, Lopez J. Preventing postoperative neuropathies: Patient positioning for minimally invasive procedures. Surgical Technique Series. OBG Management. September 2014:26(9):57.
  • Tran BT, Advincula AP. Essential steps and pearls for performing robot assisted laparoscopic myomectomy. Surgical Technique Series. OBG Management. August 2013:25(8):39-46.
  • Tran BT. Family Decisions. Wide Choices Abound in Contraception. OC Family Magazine. July 2006.
  • Tran BT. Planning for Pregnancy. OC Family magazine. December 2006.
  • Huntsman MM, Tran BT, Potkin SG, Bunney WE Jr., Jones EG. Altered ratios of alternatively spliced long and short gamma 2 subunit mRNAs of the gamma-amino butyrate type A receptor in prefrontal cortex of schizophrenics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95(25):1506-­71, 1998.
  • Jones EG, Tighilet B, Tran BT, Huntsman MM. Nucleus and cell-specific expression of NMDA and non-NMDA receptor subunits in monkey thalamus. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 397(3):371-­‐93, 1998 Aug 3.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

School Information

School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Admissions Inquiries: (951) 827-7353

General Inquiries: (951) 827-4568

Related Links