Peter P. Sun, MD, FAANS, Pediatric Neurosurgeon at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and is affiliated with the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, and the Renown Medical Center in Reno, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Oakland, California. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.
Dr. Peter P. Sun is a highly experienced and esteemed neurosurgeon surgeon, having been in practice for over 26 years. His distinguished medical career began in 1991 when he graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Sun then completed an internship at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, followed by a neurosurgical residency at the Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Pursuing advanced medical training, he then undertook his fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr Sun stayed on as Assistant Professor at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and then moved to Oakland, California in 2001.
Dr. Sun is dual board certified, by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and by the American Board of Pediatric Surgery. He is especially renowned as an expert in this latter field, providing expert surgical solutions for a wide range of conditions including brain tumors, hydrocephalus, craniosynostosis as well as treating conditions of the spine. World renowned neuro-oncologist paid Dr. Sun the great tribute of calling him: ‘perhaps the most skilled pediatric brain tumor surgeon with whom I have worked.’
Dr. Sun has been awarded a coveted Endowed Chair of Neurosurgery by the John S. and Sherry H. Chen foundation. This is the first endowed clinica chair at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Dr. Sun is also a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and he is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery. His expertise and dedication makes Dr. Peter P. Sun a very deserving winner of a 2017 Top Doctor Award.
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