Dr. Grace Sun, MD

Dr. Grace Sun, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
42 y/o
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Dr. Grace Sun, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Weill Cornell Eye Associates, New York, NY

1305 York Ave

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 92% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 90% of peers
Blepharitis
high
more than 86% 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.

Dr. Sun's bio

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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sun "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Stanford University
    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
Media & Publications

Dr. Sun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sun's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sun to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Sun's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My 65 year old mom went to see the doc all the way from Queens to the city in this snow and got 20 min late and they returned her back seeing they cannot see her because of the busy schedule. I called and requested but said no and returned her.
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Appointments related to eye problems are primarily handled by interns assigned to this practice and other medical staff. Follow up for Perscription’s was handled by administrators with no consistency for followthrough. The paperwork for my Perscription for an eye condition was never handled to...more
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Dr. Sun and her associates provided a range of diagnostic tests on my initial visit and arranged for additional diagnostic baseline tests for a 6 month follow-up. She took a thorough history and clearly heard concerns I had.
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Dr. Sun helped me treat my chronic red eyes without any medication, whereas my previous doctor was talking about performing surgery.
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