Norton Healthcare Home
Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+)
Bookmark and Share
clear spacerOur Doctors

David A. Sun, M.D. Ph.D.

David A. Sun, M.D., Ph.D., joined Norton Neuroscience Institute after completing a neurosurgical residency and clinical fellowship in epilepsy and movement disorder neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, where he earned both his medical degree and a Ph.D. in basic science mechanisms of epilepsy.

Dr. Sun’s clinical practice focus is in the surgical management of epilepsy; brain, pituitary and spine tumors; endoscopic neurosurgery; hydrocephalus; and other cranial pathology. Additionally, he offers care for brain tumors at Norton Brownsboro Hospital and works with Todd Shanks, M.D., functional neurosurgeon, to support Norton Neuroscience Institute’s deep brain stimulation program for movement disorders.

Download Dr. Sun's CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Medical Training
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee

Fellowship in Epilepsy and Movement Disorder Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee

Board Certifications
Board eligible for American Association of Neurological Surgeons and other professional medical associations

Patient Care Focus
Epilepsy Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Pituitary Tumor Surgery


To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sun, call (502) 394-6390.

4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd.
Suite 205
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 394-6390
(502) 394-6388 FAX


View videos of Dr. David Sun

David A. Sun M.D., Ph.D. and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

WAVE Listens | David Sun, M.D., discusses brain tumors, their symptoms, possible causes and treatment options.

Alicia Barger has a new outlook on life. After years of struggling with seizures, she made the decision to have brain surgery in the hopes of living a life seizure free. Alicia is sharing her experience, to help educate others considering brain surgery for epilepsy. The following videos chronicle Alicia’s surgery, her post surgery experience waiting to pinpoint the location of her seizures and her life post-surgery – seizure free.

David A. Sun, M.D., Ph.D., with Norton Neuroscience Institute, shows us in this video how an awake brain tumor surgery is performed. The patient, Amber, wants to share her story after finding out a brain tumor was the cause of her seizures.

Medical Care


Brain Tumors
Movement Disorders
Multple Sclerosis
Parkinson's Disease
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Spine Care


Norton Neurology Services

Norton Hospital Downtown
Norton Brownsboro Hospital
Norton Audubon Hospital

Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center

Norton Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Neuro-oncologists and Pediatric Neurologists


Pay Your Bill
Request an Appointment
Classes and Events
Send an eCard
Patient Stories
Places to Stay

About Us

Quality Report
Ways to Help
Community Outreach
Contact Us
(502) 629-1234

Connect with us

© 2014 Norton Healthcare
Serving Kentucky and Southern Indiana