Lance Truong

PG level



  • Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO, 2020
  • University of South Florida, Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences program, Summer 2014
  • University of California, Davis, BS in Entomology, 2014
  • Fresno City College, AS in Life Sciences, 2012

Special interests

  • Forensic Pathology
  • Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology
  • Autopsy Pathology
  • Forensic Entomology

Selected Publications

  1. L. Truong, Y. Baykara, N. Tatevian, H. Pinar, M. DePaepe, and C. Noonan. Successful Delivery of a Healthy Term Neonate Alongside a 2.8 cm Loose Fragment of Retained Calvarial Bone Tissue. Abstract and Poster Presentation at the 2022 Fall Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Pathology, Rochester, NY, October 6-9, 2022.

  2. Truong, L. Featured Guest. “Episode with Lance Truong DO.” Diversify In Path Podcast. 2022 Sep 29.

  3. Baykara, Yigit & Akgun, Yamac & Truong, Lance & Corbett, Mel & Hacking, Sean. (2022). Malignant Variant of Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumor with Neuroendocrine Differentiation. Rhode Island medical journal. 105. 24-27.

  4. McCormick W, Baykara Y, Siddique A, Truong LV, Corbett M, Hacking SM. Lung Findings in a Patient with a History of Nicotine Vaping and Cannabis Smoking. R I Med J (2013). 2022 Jun 1;105(5):36-40. PMID: 35617040.

  5. L. Truong, Y. Baykara, N. Tatevian. Deciduosis Adjacent to an Ileouterine Fistula in the Setting of Crohn’s Disease: Case Report and Literature Review. Abstracts of Presentations at the Association of Clinical Scientists 143rd Meeting Louisville, KY May 11-14,2022. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2022 May;52(3):511-525. PMID: 35777803.

  6. Zhang JQ, Truong L, Pan J, Yakirevich E, Hyder SM, Beard RE. Xanthogranulomatous cholangitis mimicking cholangiocarcinoma: Case report and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022;93:106921. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.106921

  7. Truong, L. & Banerjee, P. Forensic Entomology. website. Published February 2, 2021.

  8. Phan, J., Truong, L., & Phongphua, C. Music in Operating Rooms. Nevada Dentist Association Journal Summer 2018, 20(2), pp. 14-16.

  9. Phan, J., Truong, L., & Phongphua, C. Outcomes and Impact of Playing Music in Operating Rooms: Is it Time for Clear Standards? Journal of Legal Medicine. 2017 Dec 15;37(sup1):1-2. doi: 10.1080/01947648.2017.1479121.

  10. Truong, L. Post-harvest Methyl Bromide Fumigation Against the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorphas halys (Stal). Explorations, the UC Davis Undergraduate Research Journal. 2013

Future Plans

  • Pediatric Pathology at Boston Children's Hospital, 2024-2025
  • Forensic Pathology fellowship, TBD
  • Future master's degree or Ph.D. in Entomology
  • Government sector and private practice

Hobbies, activities, and fun facts about me

I am an avid fish keeper and insect collector!

I also enjoy building custom PCs and am a car and tech enthusiast!

I was a featured guest on an episode of the Diversify In Path podcast!

Follow me on Twitter at @lance_truong or contact me via email at [email protected]