Dr. Grace Sun is the Director of the Ophthalmology Clinical Practice at Weill Cornell Medicine - Lower Manhattan at 156 William Street, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Sun graduated from Stanford University, with Honors. She later received her M.D. from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where she was awarded the Edward Norton Prize in Ophthalmology. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
As the Program Director for the Ophthalmology Residency at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Sun provides direct supervision and teaching of residents and medical students. She serves on the board of the New York State Ophthalmological Society (NYSOS) and is co-chair of the New York Chapter of Women in Ophthalmology (WIO). Dr. Sun has also been named one of "New York Super Doctors Rising Stars" by the New York Times Magazine.
Dr. Sun has a strong interest in global health. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua from 1999-2001. She recently served as an associate staff ophthalmologist with ORBIS International, a non profit organization whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries. She was a 2009 Paul Kayser International Scholar awardee. Currently, Dr. Sun chairs the American Academy of Ophthalmology Young Ophthalmologist International Subcommittee and is involved in establishing international clinical, teaching, and research collaborations. Click here to see a more comprehensive list of Dr. Sun's global efforts.
Dr. Sun works in conjunction with Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology to offer a range of ophthalmic services at 156 William Street, including cataract, cornea and external disease, retinal and vitreous disorders, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and neuro-ophthalmology. Furthermore, these services cover the entire range of complexity, from accurate eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions to the most complex intraocular surgeries, such as keratoprosthesis (artificial corneal replacement) and vitreoretinal surgery for diabetic retinopathy or complicated retinal detachment.
Specialties: Comprehensive/General Eye Care Cataract, Cataract Surgery (sutureless surgery, accommodating and multifocal intraocular lens), Corneal Disease, Clinical Research/Clinical Trial , Blurry Vision/Decreased Vision, Dry Eyes, Tearing Eye/Watery Eye, Red Eye, Conjunctivitis.
Dr. Sun is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.