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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, glaucoma filtering surgery and cataract surgery.

Sun's research focuses on using electronic health records and clinical trials to improve diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and other chronic eye disorders. She has received research funding from the American Glaucoma Society and is currently supported by the National Institutes of Health.

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.

Sun is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and American Glaucoma Society. In her free time, she enjoys running, gardening and exploring the outdoors.

  • 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.

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