Dr. Derrick Sun, MD

Dr. Derrick Sun, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Derrick Sun, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

4502 Medical Dr # Riostower

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 358-8555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sun's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sun treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sun treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Broken Neck
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sun treats Broken Neck more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sun treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sun treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sun treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sun's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Derrick Sun, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

  • 2016
    University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Fellowship Hospital
    2016
  • 2015
    University Colo Sch Med
    Residency Hospital
    2015
  • 2009
    Univ Colorado Sch Med
    Internship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School
    2008
  • 2004
    Calif Inst Tech
    Undergraduate School
    2004

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Sun's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sun

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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I had a micro spinal decompression procedure L4/5 due to painful hip/leg pain. Dr. Sun, thank you, for the instant relief!
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Dr Sun is special. I was in serious shape from lumbar spinal stenosis. There was really no choice but to go to surgery. Afterward, I had zero pain and my recovery has been uneventful. I received excellent care at the hospital and I am extremely grateful to Dr Sun for making it possible for me to...Read More
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Dr. Sun is a magician. I was in horrible pain for two years and struggling to walk, climb my steep drive or go upstairs. I had back surgery in L.A. years ago and it was a long, slow and painful recovery. I had two surgeries and five times the amount of work done this time by Dr. Sun and I was...Read More
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He was very comforting, and was able to help both my family and I understand my medical procedure.
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Dr Sun performed a fusion and decompression on my lumbar spine. After having 2 prior back surgeries in the past 12 months, Dr Sun finally addressed the problems and the issues that remained after prior surgeries and healed me with compassion and kindness. I am forever indebted to him. He is the...Read More
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Locations

University of Texas Health Sciences Center Department of Neurosurgery, San Antonio, Texas

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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University Of Texas Health Science Center

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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