Shih-Fan Sun, MD
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Shih-Fan Sun, MD

  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 5.0
| 412 ratings
Palos Verdes Primary & Specialty Care | 501 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 100, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274


Dr. Shih-Fan Sun is a primary care physician who practices in Palos Verdes. His clinical interests include preventive medicine, routine healthcare for adults and the management of acute and chronic diseases.

Dr. Sun received his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at UCLA. Prior to his medical training, he worked as an emergency medical technician in Torrance. He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from UCLA, graduating cum laude.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sun loves contributing to medical education by teaching medical students and taking global health trips to places including Belize and Mexico.

Dr. Sun is a South Bay local who graduated as valedictorian from West Torrance High School. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, trying different ethnic foods, watching sci-fi movies and animal documentaries, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.


English, Chinese - Mandarin


Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2017


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2017


MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2014


  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2024
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus



  1. Hanna RM, Selamut U, Bui P, Sun SF, Shenouda O, Nobakht N, Barsoum M, Arman F, Rastogi A. Case Report: Acute Kidney Injury after Pembrolizumab-Induced Adrenalitis and Adrenal Insufficiency. Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis (Karger). 2018;8:171-177. Epub 2018 Aug.
  2. Hanna RM, Sun SF, Gaynor P. A Case of Ertapenem Neurotoxicity Resulting in Vocal Tremor and Altered Mentation in a Dialysis Dependent Liver Transplant Patient. Antibiotics. 2019, 8 (1), 1;
  3. Zuo ZC, Meng YY, Yu XH, Zhang ZL, Feng DS, Sun SF, Liu B, Lin CT. A Study of the Blue-Light-Dependent Phosphorylation, Degradation, and Photobody Formation of Arabidopsis CRY2. Molecular Plant. 2012 May;5(3):200-7. Epub 2012 Feb 6.


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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2024
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society