Derek Sun


Teacher of medicine, eater of munchies, fan of pop culture

About me

Dr. Derek Sun is a radiologist who interprets medical imaging that includes X-rays, ultrasound images, CT scans and MRI. He has a particular interest in diseases and conditions of the abdomen and pelvis.

Sun earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a residency in radiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, followed by a fellowship in abdominal imaging at UCSF.

Sun is passionate about educating physicians-in-training. He serves as associate director of UCSF’s program in abdominal imaging and ultrasound, for which he teaches high-level concepts in medical imaging. He received the Hideyo Minagi Outstanding Teacher Award in 2019.

A native San Franciscan, Sun enjoys giving back to his community. He volunteers at a local food bank and promotes STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to Bay Area students.

  • Education

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2008

  • Residencies

    NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, Radiology, 2013

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Abdominal Imaging, 2014

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

The best thing I can do is provide comfort and answers to those who come to us for help.

Imaging Center at China Basin

185 Berry St., Lobby 6, Suite 190
San Francisco, CA 94107

Radiology at Parnassus – Medical Building 1

400 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143

Radiology at Divisadero St.

1600 Divisadero St., Room A-142 and A-219
San Francisco, CA 94115

Radiology at Parnassus – Main Hospital

505 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Radiology at Post Street

2330 Post St., Room 100
San Francisco, CA 94115