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  • Louise Y Sun

    Louise Y Sun

    Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioDr. Louise Sun recently joined the Stanford University School of Medicine as the Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine. She is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) in Toronto. Prior to this, she was an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Epidemiology, Director of Big Data and Health Bioinformatics Research at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and a Clinical Research Chair in Big Data and Cardiovascular Outcomes at the University of Ottawa.

    Dr. Sun received her medical degree from McMaster University. She completed her anesthesiology residency at the University of Ottawa and her Masters of Science in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in cardiac anesthesia at the University of Toronto. She then joined the Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and was cross appointed as an ICES faculty member.

    Dr. Sun’s areas of clinical focus are hemodynamic monitoring and heart failure. Her methodologic areas of focus are the conduct of population-based cohort studies using large healthcare databases; predictive analytics; sex and gender epidemiology; patient engagement; innovative methods for data processing and warehousing; and software and applications development. Her research leverages big data and digital technology to bridge key gaps in the delivery of care and outcomes for patients with heart failure and/or undergoing cardiovascular interventions, zooming in on sex/gender and personalized care. She holds several patents and collaborates with health authorities and policy makers to evaluate and report on models of cardiac healthcare delivery.

    Dr. Sun is active in the scientific community. She sits on a number of US, Canadian and international editorial boards and scientific and grant review committees, and collaborates nationally and internationally on a variety of population health and data science initiatives. Her patient-centered research program aims to improve access to care and outcomes, focusing on personalized risk stratification and long-term, patient-defined outcomes. She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers and published in leading clinical journals including JAMA, JAMA Cardiology, JAMA Internal Medicine, Circulation, JACC, Diabetes Care, and Anesthesiology. Her research program has been well funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Health.

  • Ryan R. Sun

    Ryan R. Sun

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Urology

    BioDr. Sun is a board-eligible, fellowship-trained urologist specializing in general urology and endourology. He is a clinical assistant professor of urology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He graduated with Cum Laud from the University of Washington and obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto. After completing his urology residency at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Sun completed further fellowship training in Endourology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Sun speaks fluent Mandarin and sees patients with a wide spectrum of general urologic diseases of the kidneys, bladder, prostate, and genitalia, with a special focus in complex kidney stone disease and minimally invasive surgery. He has received multiple research awards and authored numerous peer-reviewed publications regarding kidney stone disease, oncology, education, imaging, voiding dysfunction, and gene therapy.

    In his academic role, Dr. Sun is committed to providing compassionate care and developing innovative treatments to advance minimally invasive surgical techniques.

  • Vivien Kon-Ea Sun

    Vivien Kon-Ea Sun

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

    BioVivien Sun is a pediatric hospitalist and Clinical Associate Professor within Stanford’s Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She practices at California Pacific Medical Center and Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley. Vivien’s interests include advocacy, medical education, and professional development.

  • Yang Sun, MD, PhD

    Yang Sun, MD, PhD

    Professor of Ophthalmology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe are interested in the role of inositol phosphatases in eye development and disease, using both animal models and human disease tissue. We are a translational laboratory seeking to understand the basic function of proteins as well as developing therapeutic strategies for clinical trials.

  • Zijie Sun

    Zijie Sun

    Professor of Urology, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe focus on understanding the molecular mechanism of transcription factors that govern the transformation of normal cells to a neoplastic state. We are especially interested in nuclear hormone action and its interactions with other signaling pathways in tumor development and progression.

  • Arthur Sung, MD, FCCP

    Arthur Sung, MD, FCCP

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

    BioDr. Sung is a highly esteemed, fellowship-trained interventional pulmonologist and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

    He is the senior associate chief of the Stanford Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. He founded the interventional pulmonology and bronchoscopy for Stanford Medicine in 2013. With Stanford University School of Medicine, he is a clinical associate professor of medicine – pulmonary, allergy and critical care medicine.

    In his clinical practice, Dr. Sung delivers care at Stanford Medicine sites in both Palo Alto, Emeryville and Livermore. He is a recognized expert in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the chest and lungs, including complex airway diseases.

    Patients praise the quality of his care and excellent listening skills. They highlight his ability to answer questions and to explain medical conditions and treatment options clearly and compassionately.

    To advance the field of pulmonology, Dr. Sung is conducting research in airways diseases. He is a principal investigator of a study of variables in computed tomography imaging used to support diagnostic and treatment approaches. He previously served as the site principal investigator for lung volume reduction procedure for COPD.

    Dr. Sung has co-authored articles published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Clinical Lung Cancer, Journal of Thoracic Imaging, Chest, and elsewhere. Topics have included innovations in therapy for pneumonitis and robotic surgical treatment of lung tumors.

    He has written chapters for books such as Principles and Practice of Interventional Pulmonology, Examination of the Larynx through the Bronchoscope, and Airway Anatomy for the Bronchoscopist.

    Dr. Sung has made presentations to the American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. Topics have included lung cancer staging in the era of personalized medicine.

    Dr. Sung has earned recognition from the College of Chest Physicians. The Stanford Leadership Program has recognized his achievements. From the Stanford University Bio-X program, he received a grant to study ultrasound-guided lung biopsy procedures. The Bio-X program fosters interdisciplinary collaboration among biomedical and life science researchers, clinicians, engineers, physicists, and computational scientists.

    He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. He has volunteered his time and expertise to deliver health care services to those in need. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagins honored Dr. Sung for providing care to victims of Hurricane Katrina.

  • C. Kwang Sung, MD, MS

    C. Kwang Sung, MD, MS

    Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Music

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsLaryngology
    Otolaryngology
    Professional voice

  • Ruey J. Sung

    Ruey J. Sung

    Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical and basic cardiac electrophysiology

  • Philip Sunshine

    Philip Sunshine

    Professor of Pediatrics at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy primary interests are in the area of neonatal nutrition and developmental gastroenterology. The use of parenteral nutrition in very low birth weight infants, and the introduction of early enteral feeding to stimulate gastrointestinal maturation are my specific areas of investigative endeavors.

  • John B. Sunwoo, MD

    John B. Sunwoo, MD

    Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Dermatology
    On Partial Leave from 07/13/2024 To 08/13/2024

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy laboratory is focused on two primary areas of research: (1) the immune response to head and neck cancer and to a tumorigenic population of cells within these malignancies called cancer stem cells; (2) the developmental programs of a special lymphocyte population involved in innate immunity called natural killer (NK) cells; and (3) intra-tumor and inter-tumor heterogeneity.

  • Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD

    Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD

    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsLong-term treatment strategies for bipolar disorder, treatment for bipolar II disorder, use of treatment algorithms, and treatment of major depression.

  • Rachel Sina Sussman

    Rachel Sina Sussman

    Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Educational Programs and Services (EPS)

    BioDr. Rachel Sussman grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania and Chicago, and completed college at Yale, a master's degree in psychology at Harvard, and her medical degree at Stanford. She worked and studied for several years in Belgium and China. As a former middle and high school science teacher, she has a strong interest in education and the importance of good communication with patients. She has particular interests in women's health, pediatrics, lactation, and nutrition for the whole family. Her interest in psychology also guided her towards a fellowship at Stanford and expertise in addiction and chemical dependency. Dr. Sussman enjoys biking everywhere she can with her three kids, going to the farmer's market on the weekends, reading, and yoga.