Dr. Edward Sun

Board-Certified Spine Surgeon

Dr. Edward Sun, MD, is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with two fellowships in adult and pediatric spine surgery. Dr. Sun obtained his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Sun then completed a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship with emphasis on spinal deformity at Harvard. He obtained a second fellowship in spine surgery at the Twin Cities Spine Center, one of the oldest and most respected spine fellowships in the country.

Dr. Sun has received multiple awards and recognition for his research including the National Institutes of Health Young Investigator Award and the Shriners Award for top medical research. He has presented at national spine meetings and conferences.

Dr. Sun is active in the most up-to-date and effective treatments of spine disease. He treats complex spine problems of the neck, upper and lower back. Dr. Sun has special expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery and motion preserving spine surgery. He is an active member of the Scoliosis Research Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a medical reviewer and contributor to the scientific journal “Spine”.

Dr. Sun is married to Jacqueline Koo, M.D. They have two young sons. During his free time, he is often chasing after his kids. Dr. Sun was a competitive swimmer at Stanford, but he now enjoys recreational running, swimming, and cycling. He feels blessed to live in the Bay Area and is dedicated to providing his patients the ability to enjoy the active Northern California lifestyle.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts and Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Medical Doctorate, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Residency/Fellowship Training

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship, Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Adult and Pediatric Spine Fellowship, Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN
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Dr. Sun

Edward Sun, MD

Dr. Sun specializes in the treatment of a variety of spine conditions and performs several adult and pediatric spine procedures including:

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Motion Preservation Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondyolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Sun practices at the following hospitals: