Peter Sun, MD, pediatric neurosurgeon

Peter Sun, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Specialties: Pediatric brain tumors

Dr. Sun is a leader in the field of pediatric neurosurgery. He can discuss disorders of the central nervous system and surgical treatment. The most commonly treated conditions include brain tumors, trauma, spinal abnormalities, intra-cranial cysts, cervical instabilities, craniofacial anomaly and hydrocephalus. Dr. Sun uses the most advanced medical technology available to treat his patients including a computer navigational system that inserts a tiny camera through a small incision in the skull. This technology is used to perform endoscopic brain surgeries.


Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University, New York
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of California, Davis
Chief Resident: Neurosurgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Selected Awards

2010: Oakland Magazine Best East Bay Doctors
2007-2008: Oakland Magazine Best East Bay Doctors
1990: NIH National Research Fellowship Award