Dr. Derek Sun, MD, PhD
Dr. Derek Sun is one the top cardiologists in New York City. He is among one of the best cardiologists in the country. He is passionate about helping his patients, who come from all walks of life. He takes his greatest satisfaction from seeing them recover and lead improved, healthy lives. Originally from Shanghai, China, Dr. Sun loves NYC and feels perfectly at home here. After studying medicine at Drexel University, Dr. Sun completed his residency at George Washington University Hospital, and took his fellowship at the University of Florida. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with a special certification in Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Sun is pleased to conduct appointments in English, Greek, or several Chinese dialects
- New York Hospital Queens
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
Education and training
- Medical School - Drexel University, Doctor of Medicine
- George Washington University, Residency in Internal Medicine
- University of Florida, Jacksonville, Fellowship in Cardiology
- University of Michigan, PhD in Physiology
- American College of Cardiology
- American College of Physicians
Awards and publications
- Derek Sun, Ngoc Nguyen, Timothy R. DeGrado, Markus Schwaiger, Frank C. Brosius III. Ischemia induces translocation of the insulin-responsive glucose transporter (GLUT4) to the plasma membrane of cardiac myocytes. Circulation 1994;89:793-798.
- Frank C Brosius III, Yannan Liu, Ngoc Nguyen, Derek Sun, Markus Schwaiger. Persistent Myocardial Ischemia Increases GLUT1 Glucose Transporter Expression in Both Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Heart Regions. J Mol Cell Cardiol 1997;29:1675-1685.
- Frank C. Brosius, Nogc Nguyen, Silvia Egert, Zhiwu Lin, G. Michael Deeb, F. Haas, F. Sebening, Markus Schwaiger, Derek Sun. Increased Sarcolemmal Glucose Transporter Expression in Myocardial Ischemia. Am J Cardiol 1997: 4;80(3A):77A-84A.
- Chinese (Mandarin)
- Chinese (Cantonese)
- Chinese (Shanghainese)
Derek Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
194-02 Northern Blvd., Suite 208
Flushing, NY 11358
Derek Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
454 Fort Washington Ave., #5
New York, NY 10033
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