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Dr. Grace Sun, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read her story
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This content was provided by Dr. Sun "Dr. Grace Sun is the Director of the Ophthalmology Clinical Practice at Weill Cornell Medicine - Lower Manhattan at 156 William Street, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Sun graduated from Stanford University, with Honors. She later received her M.D. from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where she was awarded the Edward Norton Prize in Ophthalmology. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Medical College of Cornell University. As the Program Director for the Ophthalmology Residency at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Sun provides direct supervision and teaching of residents and medical students. She serves on the board of the New York State Ophthalmological Society (NYSOS) and is co-chair of the New York Chapter of Women in Ophthalmology (WIO). Dr. Sun has also been named one of "New York Super Doctors Rising Stars" by the New York Times Magazine. Dr. Sun has a strong interest in global health. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua from 1999-2001. She recently served as an associate staff ophthalmologist with ORBIS International, a non profit organization whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries. She was a 2009 Paul Kayser International Scholar awardee. Currently, Dr. Sun chairs the American Academy of Ophthalmology Young Ophthalmologist International Subcommittee and is involved in establishing international clinical, teaching, and research collaborations. Click here to see a more comprehensive list of Dr. Sun's global efforts. Dr. Sun works in conjunction with Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology to offer a range of ophthalmic services at 156 William Street, including cataract, cornea and external disease, retinal and vitreous disorders, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and neuro-ophthalmology. Furthermore, these services cover the entire range of complexity, from accurate eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions to the most complex intraocular surgeries, such as keratoprosthesis (artificial corneal replacement) and vitreoretinal surgery for diabetic retinopathy or complicated retinal detachment. Specialties: Comprehensive/General Eye Care Cataract, Cataract Surgery (sutureless surgery, accommodating and multifocal intraocular lens), Corneal Disease, Clinical Research/Clinical Trial , Blurry Vision/Decreased Vision, Dry Eyes, Tearing Eye/Watery Eye, Red Eye, Conjunctivitis. Dr. Sun is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish."
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Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Ectropion of Eyelid
Lymphedema, Hereditary, 1b
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Undergraduate School | Graduated
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Medical School | Graduated 2005
New York Hospital Queens
Internship Hospital | Completed
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
New York Hospital Queens
Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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