Luona Sun, MD

Luona Sun, MD Specialties: Breast & Soft Tissue Surgery

Luona Sun, MD
Specialties: Breast & Soft Tissue Surgery
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 10
New York, NY 10032
US
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About Luona Sun, MD

Luona Sun, MD is a board-certified breast surgeon trained in minimal invasive nipple sparing mastectomy, skin sparing mastectomy, intraoperative radiation therapy and various frontline localization skills. She is also an active researcher, focusing on rare diagnoses like small cell carcinoma in breast cancer and high risk lesion management in patients with coexisting cancer. One of her major research interests is in Asian American breast cancer disparities. Dr. Sun received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Stony Brook University, her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo, and completed her general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Queens/Weill Cornell Medical Center before coming to Columbia for her fellowship training. Over the course of that time, she earned several honors for her research work, including winning the Theresa and Eugene Lang Research Award and presenting her international collaboration with China's 301 General Hospital at the American Society of Breast Surgeons 2019. Dr. Sun can conduct surgical consultations in Chinese as well as English.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Expertise

  • Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer Surgery

  • Breast Surgery

Education

  • Fellowship: Indiana University / School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin

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Awards

  • 2019 American Society of Breast Surgeons Poster Presentation
  • 2018 Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Research Award - First Place for Best Oral Presentations
  • 2018 Murry Friedman Resident Research Competition Award Second Place for Oral Presentation American College of Surgeons, Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter
  • 2018 American Society of Breast Surgeons Poster Presentation
  • 2016 New York Presbyterian Queens Shining Star Patient Recognition
  • 2015 Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Research Poster Presentation
  • 2011 Sung Scholarship Recipient
  • 2010 Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting Scholarship
  • 2010 Rochester Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting Scholarship
  • 2010 Sung Scholarship Recipient
  • 2009 Sung Scholarship Recipient
  • 2008 Deans Summer Research Fellowship
  • 2008 Sung Scholarship Recipient
  • 2007 Sung Scholarship Recipient
  • 2007 NIH Minority Access to Research Careers Scholarship
  • 2006 NIH Minority Access to Research Careers Scholarship
  • 2006 Medicine Delegate, International Scholar Laureate Program
  • 2006 National Deans List Recognition, Spring
  • 2005 National Deans List Recognition, Fall
  • 2005 Stony Brook University Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Spring
  • 2005 Stony Brook University Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Fall
  • 2003 Peking University Undergraduate Chemistry Achievement Award
  • 2002 Peking University Health Science Center Dean Appreciation
  • 2002 Brigham Young University Bicentennial Scholar