David Tran

Assistant Professor Associate Dean of Admission DPM

Programs and Courses Taught

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

2nd Year Homeless Clinic - PM788

About Me

I am an avid fan of the superheroes of the DC and Marvel Universe.  I am also a huge "foodie."  


Dr. Tran received both his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree as well as his Masters in Medical Education at the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He received his BS (Summa Cum Laude) and dual BA (Summa Cum Laude) from San Francisco State University.  Dr. Tran completed his Residency training from St. Mary’s Medical Center before entering private practice and academia in 2001. Dr. Tran is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) as well as the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP).


Angiokeratoma Presenting as Plantar Verruca, A Case Study. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100(6): 502-504, 2010.

Podiatric Health Needs of Homeless Populations as a Public Health Concern. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 102(1): 54-56, 2012.

Multicompartment Intramuscular Hemangioma of the Foot, A Case Study.  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 104(2): 203-507, March/April 2014.

‘‘Step Up for Foot Care’’: Addressing Podiatric Care Needs in a Sample Homeless Population.  J Am Podiat Med Assoc 104(3):  269 - 276, May/June 2014.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships


Honors & Awards

Faculty Research Grant:- "Step Up for Foot Care” - A Survey of Podiatric Care Needs for the Homeless Population in San Francisco.

The Gary P. Bianchi, DPM Award. 2012.

The Philip Gardner, DPM Award. 2017.