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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sun performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Sun's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sun does not have any board certifications listed.

53  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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18  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

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Dr. Sun's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sun to family and friends
10 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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...more
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I had full trust in Dr. Sun from our very first meeting. He explained my condition, our options, and the potential ramifications thereof clearly and concisely. He made me feel at ease even under less than ideal circumstance. He listened carefully to my preferences in treatment, and obliged a...more
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Dr. Sun is a phenomenal gentleman, intellectual, care provider and an exemplary surgeon. I had excruciating pain for months, many doctors told me to just stretch/exercise as I cont. to not be able to walk. Dr. Sun listened with his heart to my story, found the source of my pain/paralysis as a large...more
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well since this was my first time in seing a neurosurgeon i am very impressed on how things turned out. doctor sun was very smart and courteous on anything that i needed. and am very happy with the results.
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