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Dr. Derrick Sun, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Sun

Dr. Derrick Sun, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.


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(210) 450-9080

Dr. Sun accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary 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:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Derrick Sun, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 3 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
2015
University Colo Sch Med
Residency Hospital
2009
Univ Colorado Sch Med
Internship Hospital
2008
Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
Medical School
2004
Calif Inst Tech
Undergraduate School
2016
2015
2009
2008
2004

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Sun's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sun

4.8

Based on 20 reviews

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Excellent the post-op care was totally awesome! From the RX that helped my heal my nerves and muscles heal to the physical therapy instructions in the hospital I was given so many helpful instructions compared to another previous back surgery I had had It really made a difference!
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He was very informative, explained everything to me. Answered all my questions, he was very pleasant. He seemed like he actually cared about me as a person. He didn't see me as just another number. I had to have 2 surgeries with him and he was very pleased the second one took. I have no more...Read More
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Awesome, before the surgery I was in a great deal of pain. After the surgery on my lower back, on the same day most of the pain was gone. Two days later I didn’t need the use of a cane.
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After suffering in agony for six weeks with pinched nerves in my spine Dr. Sun ordered MRIs and xrays. He was able to quickly diagnose my problem and scheduled me for surgery the next week. The surgery was successfully completed and recovery at the UT hospital took only five days. He is a...Read More
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Dr. Sun operated on me when I fractured my spine and was hospitalized in severe pain. Prior to this, I'd had several spinal surgeries and due to my complicated medical history, several surgeons had refused to operate on me. Dr. Sun took on my challenging case and I have gone from consistently...Read More
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Locations

University Of Texas Health Science Center

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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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UT Health Systems Neurosurgery

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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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