Dr. Cathy Sun is an ophthalmologist who specializes in caring for adults with glaucoma. She performs a variety of laser procedures and surgeries, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, filtering surgery and cataract surgery.

Sun's research focuses on using electronic health records and other large data sets to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and other eye disorders. She has received research funding from the American Glaucoma Society and is currently supported by the UCSF-Proctor Clinician Vision Scholars K12 Program, which is funded by the National Eye Institute.

Sun earned her medical degree and completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF. She completed a fellowship in glaucoma at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. She received a merit award fellowship from the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation.

  • Education

    UCSF, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Ophthalmology, 2018

  • Fellowships

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Glaucoma, 2019

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

My goal is to help patients better understand their disease so we can work together to identify the best therapeutic solutions.

Clinics I work with

Glaucoma Clinic

Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision

490 Illinois St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Overall Experience
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Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
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Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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The provider spent enough time with me
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