Peter Sun, MD

Title(s)Professor, Neurological Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    Columbia University, New YorkMD1991MD
    Yale University, New Haven1997Neurosurgery
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia1998Pediatric Neurosurgery
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    Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland2018  - presJohn and Sherry Chen Endowed Chair
    Boston, Ma2002  - presBest Doctors
    US News World Report2002  - presTop Doctors

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    Expert pediatric neurosurgeon with over 20 years experience.

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    1. The Hybrid Operative Suite with Intraoperative Biplane Rotational Angiography in Pediatric Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery: Utility and Lessons Learned. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2022; 57(4):245-259. Yue JK, Chang D, Caton MT, Haddad AF, Dalle Ore CL, Wozny TA, Oh T, Wang AS, Tonetti DA, Auguste KI, Sun PP, Cooke DL, Hetts SW, Abla AA, Gupta N, Roland JL. PMID: 35508115.
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    2. C2 translaminar screw fixation in pediatric occipitocervical fusion. Childs Nerv Syst. 2022 06; 38(6):1125-1135. Lee YM, Lu AY, Oh T, Hwang JY, Lu DC, Sun PP. PMID: 35426055; PMCID: PMC9156472.
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    3. Superior Long-term Appearance of Strip Craniectomy Compared with Cranial Vault Reconstruction in Metopic Craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2022 Feb; 10(2):e4097. Badiee RK, Popowitz E, Mark IT, Alcon A, Hwang J, Rorison E, Auguste KI, Hoffman WY, Sun PP, Pomerantz JH. PMID: 35169528; PMCID: PMC8830858.
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    4. Management of migrating intracranial bullet fragments in a 13-year-old female after firearm brain injury: technical and surgical nuances. Brain Inj. 2022 02 23; 36(3):432-439. Yue JK, Chang D, Han KJ, Wang AS, Oh T, Sun PP. PMID: 35099341.
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    5. Oncogenic NTRK fusion in congenital spinal cord glioblastoma: sequencing directs treatment. Lancet. 2021 12 11; 398(10317):2185. Andrews JP, Coleman C, Hastings C, Sun PP. PMID: 34895532.
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    6. A Case of Torticollis in an 8-Month-Old Infant Caused by Posterior Fossa Arachnoid Cyst: An Important Entity for Differential Diagnosis. Pediatr Rep. 2021 Apr 12; 13(2):197-202. Yue JK, Oh T, Han KJ, Chang D, Sun PP. PMID: 33921315; PMCID: PMC8167635.
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    7. Comprehensive analysis of diverse low-grade neuroepithelial tumors with FGFR1 alterations reveals a distinct molecular signature of rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 08 28; 8(1):151. Lucas CG, Gupta R, Doo P, Lee JC, Cadwell CR, Ramani B, Hofmann JW, Sloan EA, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Lee HS, Wood MD, Grafe M, Born D, Vogel H, Salamat S, Puccetti D, Scharnhorst D, Samuel D, Cooney T, Cham E, Jin LW, Khatib Z, Maher O, Chamyan G, Brathwaite C, Bannykh S, Mueller S, Kline CN, Banerjee A, Reddy A, Taylor JW, Clarke JL, Oberheim Bush NA, Butowski N, Gupta N, Auguste KI, Sun PP, Roland JL, Raffel C, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos P, Chang E, Hervey-Jumper S, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Chang S, Berger MS, Perry A, Solomon DA. PMID: 32859279; PMCID: PMC7456392.
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    8. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection rates using a standard surgical technique, including topical and intraventricular vancomycin: the Children's Hospital Oakland experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Jul 24; 26(5):504-512. Raygor KP, Oh T, Hwang JY, Phelps RRL, Ghoussaini K, Wong P, Silvers R, Ostling LR, Sun PP. PMID: 32707540.
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    9. Gliomas arising in the setting of Li-Fraumeni syndrome stratify into two molecular subgroups with divergent clinicopathologic features. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 05; 139(5):953-957. Sloan EA, Hilz S, Gupta R, Cadwell C, Ramani B, Hofmann J, Kline CN, Banerjee A, Reddy A, Oberheim Bush NA, Chang S, Braunstein S, Chang EF, Raffel C, Gupta N, Sun PP, Kim JYH, Moes G, Alva E, Li R, Bruggers CS, Alashari M, Wetmore C, Garg S, Dishop M, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Berger MS, Costello JF, Perry A, Solomon DA. PMID: 32157385; PMCID: PMC7183424.
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    10. Myxoid glioneuronal tumor, PDGFRA p.K385-mutant: clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features. Brain Pathol. 2020 05; 30(3):479-494. Lucas CG, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Whipple N, Oberheim Bush NA, Cooney T, Chang S, McDermott M, Berger M, Cham E, Sun PP, Putnam A, Zhou H, Bollo R, Cheshier S, Poppe MM, Fung KM, Sung S, Glenn C, Fan X, Bannykh S, Hu J, Danielpour M, Li R, Alva E, Johnston J, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Solomon DA. PMID: 31609499; PMCID: PMC7780370.
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    11. Recurrent non-canonical histone H3 mutations in spinal cord diffuse gliomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2019 11; 138(5):877-881. Sloan EA, Cooney T, Oberheim Bush NA, Buerki R, Taylor J, Clarke JL, Torkildson J, Kline C, Reddy A, Mueller S, Banerjee A, Butowski N, Chang S, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Tan L, Theodosopoulos P, McDermott M, Berger M, Raffel C, Gupta N, Sun PP, Li Y, Shah V, Cha S, Braunstein S, Raleigh DR, Samuel D, Scharnhorst D, Fata C, Guo H, Moes G, Kim JYH, Koschmann C, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Lee JC, Pekmezci M, Phillips JJ, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Perry A, Solomon DA. PMID: 31515627; PMCID: PMC6818961.
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    12. Surgical management of congenital thoracic kyphosis and multilevel bilateral thoracic pedicle aplasia: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 10 05; 23(1):16-21. Lau D, Dalle Ore CL, Martin KW, Policy JF, Sun PP. PMID: 30497201.
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    13. Myxoid glioneuronal tumor of the septum pellucidum and lateral ventricle is defined by a recurrent PDGFRA p.K385 mutation and DNT-like methylation profile. Acta Neuropathol. 2018 08; 136(2):339-343. Solomon DA, Korshunov A, Sill M, Jones DTW, Kool M, Pfister SM, Fan X, Bannykh S, Hu J, Danielpour M, Li R, Johnston J, Cham E, Cooney T, Sun PP, Oberheim Bush NA, McDermott M, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Perry A. PMID: 30006677; PMCID: PMC7787982.
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    14. Spinal drop metastasis from a benign fourth ventricular choroid plexus papilloma in a pediatric patient: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Nov; 20(5):471-479. Morshed RA, Lau D, Sun PP, Ostling LR. PMID: 28841111.
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    15. Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis (EDAS) in young patients with cerebrovascular complications of sickle cell disease: Single-institution experience. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Mar; 34(2):100-106. Winstead M, Sun PP, Martin K, Earl J, Neumayr L, Hoppe C, Vichinsky E. PMID: 28532265.
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    16. Cervical cord compression in mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI): Findings from the MPS VI Clinical Surveillance Program (CSP). Mol Genet Metab. 2016 08; 118(4):310-8. Solanki GA, Sun PP, Martin KW, Hendriksz CJ, Lampe C, Guffon N, Hung A, Sisic Z, Shediac R, Harmatz PR, CSP Study Group. PMID: 27339555.
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    17. Fast dynamic imaging technique to identify obstructive lesions in the CSF space: report of 2 cases. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 May; 15(5):519-23. Wang DD, Martin KW, Auguste KI, Sun PP. PMID: 25723723.
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    18. Direct medical costs for patients with tuberous sclerosis complex and surgical resection of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: a US national cohort study. J Med Econ. 2015 May; 18(5):349-56. Sun P, Liu Z, Krueger D, Kohrman M. PMID: 25525770.
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    19. Seizure outcomes after resective surgery for extra-temporal lobe epilepsy in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 12(2):126-33. Englot DJ, Breshears JD, Sun PP, Chang EF, Auguste KI. PMID: 23768201.
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    20. Seizure outcomes after temporal lobectomy in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 12(2):134-41. Englot DJ, Rolston JD, Wang DD, Sun PP, Chang EF, Auguste KI. PMID: 23768202.
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    21. Effects of temporal lobectomy on consciousness-impairing and consciousness-sparing seizures in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1915-22. Englot DJ, Rutkowski MJ, Ivan ME, Sun PP, Kuperman RA, Chang EF, Gupta N, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI. PMID: 23723065.
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    22. A systematic review of treatment outcomes in pediatric patients with intracranial ependymomas. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Jun; 11(6):673-81. Cage TA, Clark AJ, Aranda D, Gupta N, Sun PP, Parsa AT, Auguste KI. PMID: 23540528.
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    23. A systematic review of the results of surgery and radiotherapy on tumor control for pediatric craniopharyngioma. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Feb; 29(2):231-8. Clark AJ, Cage TA, Aranda D, Parsa AT, Sun PP, Auguste KI, Gupta N. PMID: 23089933.
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    24. Intractable episodic bradycardia resulting from progressive lead traction in an epileptic child with a vagus nerve stimulator: a delayed complication. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 9(4):389-93. Clark AJ, Kuperman RA, Auguste KI, Sun PP. PMID: 22462703.
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    25. Cervical spinal stenosis and sports-related cervical cord neurapraxia. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Nov; 31(5):E7. Clark AJ, Auguste KI, Sun PP. PMID: 22044106.
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    26. A toddler with shivering spells, leukocytosis, and thrombocytopenia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Jan; 27(1):65-6, 91-2. Cielo M, Avasarala K, Culbertson C, Hayes E, Sun P, Lee BP. PMID: 18162941.
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    27. Bone morphogenetic protein for salvage fusion in an infant with Down syndrome and craniovertebral instability. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2007 Jun; 106(6 Suppl):480-3. Lu DC, Sun PP. PMID: 17566406.
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    28. Pediatric intracranial aneurysms: durability of treatment following microsurgical and endovascular management. J Neurosurg. 2006 Feb; 104(2 Suppl):82-9. Sanai N, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Gupta NM, Perry V, Sun PP, Wilson CB, Lawton MT. PMID: 16506494.
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    29. In utero surgery for hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2003 Aug; 19(7-8):574-86. von Koch CS, Gupta N, Sutton LN, Sun PP. PMID: 12955423.
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    30. Progressive spinal lordosis after laminoplasty in a child with thoracic neuroblastoma. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Feb; 15(1):79-83. Hosalkar HS, Pill SG, Sun PP, Drummond DS. PMID: 11891459.
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