Dr. Derrick Sun, MD

Dr. Derrick Sun, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(5)
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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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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 67% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 62% of peers
Spinal Fusion
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more than 61% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Sun does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • 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)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sun has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sun does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sun and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sun's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sun to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sun's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in UVALDE
Totally impressed with Dr. Sun and his team at University Neurosurgical. My surgery was issue free and the result exceeded my expectations. While in the hospital I had frequent visits by team members as well as Dr. Sun.. I could not have asked for a better doctor/surgeon.
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in Harper, Texas
My journey with Dr. Sun was amazing!!!!!! I had lower lumbar pain in my back and had went through 2 spinal injections before meeting Dr. Sun. After meeting with him,he asked that i try physical therapy first because back surgery would be so invasive. needless to say, therapy did'nt help. I ended up...more
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in San Antonio, TX
Dr. Sun allowed a resident to operate on my mother, now my mother is paralyzed! Dr. Sun and the entire University Hospital are the worse. Dr. Sun takes no responsibility for what happened to my mother. Sun ruined my mothers life and is now hiding behind TX law allowing messed up doctors like Sun to...more
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in Ft Worth, TX
Dr. Sun has been an exemplary neurosurgeon with my sister Mirna Galarza. After having experienced a major stroke on her right side, and an extended stroke, he took take of her removing her right side bone flap, and then reattaching the bone flap 6 months later. Her incision super clean and neat....more
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