Cathy Sun, MD

Assistant Professor


  • Stanford University, BS 2008 - Biological Sciences
  • University of California San Francisco, MD 2014 - Medicine
  • California Pacific Medical Center, 2015 - Medicine Internship
  • University of California San Francisco, 2018 - Ophthalmology Residency
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 2019 - Glaucoma Fellowship

Dr. Sun is a glaucoma specialist whose research focuses on big data and pragmatic clinical trials to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and other ocular conditions. Her interests involve utilizing electronic health records and natural language processing to study clinical outcomes, building and implementing clinical decision support software, and prediction modeling of ocular diseases. She has previously worked with the Proctor Foundation on the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial. In fellowship, she received a Heed Foundation award to pursue her research interests in glaucoma clinical trials.