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Van T Huynh, MD




Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Huynh is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

Outpatient Clinic, Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-509-8636
fax: 714-509-8699
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Physician / Researcher Bio

Van Huynh, M.D. is a CHOC Children's Specialist in Oncology, board certified in General Pediatrics and board eligible in Hematology and Oncology. Her clinical interests include childhood leukemia, kidney tumors and cancer epidemiology. The specialty procedures she performs are bone marrow aspirants/biopsy, lumbar puncture for intrathecal chemotherapy and consious sedation.

Dr. Huynh served her fellowship at CHOC Children's, Orange, California and completed her pediatric residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California. She attended medical school at UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California.

Dr. Huynh's philosophy of practice is to provide the highest quality of medical care to her patients in an honest, supportive and compassionate manner. She is a member of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society for Bone Marrow Transplant (ASBMT). Dr. Huynh speaks fluent Vietnamese and medical Spanish.

Dr. Huynh’s favorite aspect of the physician-patient relationship is  Establishing trust from the patient and their families, so that I can share the burden of their illness and help them through the journey from diagnosis, to treatment, to long term care. 

Administrative Appointments

  • Oncology, CHOC Children's Specialists


  • Fellowship
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at CHOC Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange,California
  • Pediatric Residency
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
  • Medical School
    University of California Irvine College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • Childhood Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC)
  • Childrens Oncology Group (COG)
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant
  • American Association for Cancer Research

Published Works

Huynh V., Sender L., and Bota D. (2011). Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: What Have We Learned About the Effects of This Disease and Its Treatment on the Nervous System Novel Aspects in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Stefan Faderl (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-753-6, InTech, Available from:

Lectures and Presentations

  • Tumors associated with neurofibromatosis

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