Sun Kim, MD, MS

Sun Kim, MD, MS

Endocrinologist

Bio:   Sun Kim, MD MS, is a board-certified endocrinologist who specializes in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and obesity. She is particularly devoted to helping individuals change their lifestyles and achieve sustained improvements in their health.

Dr. Kim also works closely with the reproductive endocrinology group to help women improve their health, lose weight, and maximize their chances for a successful pregnancy.

Dr. Kim also conducts research to better understand risk factors for diabetes and to develop better treatments for diabetes.
4.8 out of 5
193 Patient Ratings
40 Patient Comments

Endocrinology Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-721-1300
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)
  • Medical Education: UC San Diego School of Medicine (1998) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2007) CA
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001) TX
  • M.S., Stanford University, Epidemiology (2007)
  • M.D., U.C. San Diego, Medicine (1998)
  • B.A., Stanford University, Psychology (1993)

Honors & Awards

  • Career Development Award, NIH/NIMH (2007)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kim is amazing. one of the best doctors I've ever had. would highly recommend her. she is very caring and open.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Love Dr. Kim. She is always so concerned. So engaged. Very professional, impeccably groomed, always smiling & caring.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

So good & so thorough & so nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Would not trade Dr. S.H. Kim for any other - better than great.....

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Kim is professionally friendly doctor

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr Kim is exceptional and professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Kim always listens to me and she always helps me make the best decisions for myself and my health. She explains everything to me so as I can understand. She shows care and consideration and I consider her one of the BEST.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Very thorough & personal doctor in Endocrinology!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I love Dr. Kim! She is a blessing to me and the organization. My problem is minor, but she is a wonderful Dr.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kim was the best thing that happened to me in 2015! She is the best!!!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I love Dr. Kim. I would recommend her to anyone.

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4.8 out of 5
193 Patient Ratings
40 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kim is amazing. one of the best doctors I've ever had. would highly recommend her. she is very caring and open.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Love Dr. Kim. She is always so concerned. So engaged. Very professional, impeccably groomed, always smiling & caring.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

So good & so thorough & so nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Would not trade Dr. S.H. Kim for any other - better than great.....

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Kim is professionally friendly doctor

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr Kim is exceptional and professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Kim always listens to me and she always helps me make the best decisions for myself and my health. She explains everything to me so as I can understand. She shows care and consideration and I consider her one of the BEST.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Very thorough & personal doctor in Endocrinology!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I love Dr. Kim! She is a blessing to me and the organization. My problem is minor, but she is a wonderful Dr.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kim was the best thing that happened to me in 2015! She is the best!!!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I love Dr. Kim. I would recommend her to anyone.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I love dr. Kim. She's the best doctor to have in your corner if you diabetes. She helped me lower my A1C and is always so encouraging to me. She like my personal cheer leader

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Excellent

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

A Natural Caring Doc.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Excellent job.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I am satified 100%

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Kim is awesome!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Best experience that I've ever had with a provider.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Kim visited me during an emergency hospitalization following my first visit with her. After my second appointment she called me to inform me of the results of the blood tests ordered and made recommendations for medication change. She is a very conscientious and caring doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I am very pleased with this provider.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Re-arrange my insulin inject time (_____ hind type insulin.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

V. good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Kim is the best physician that I have seen at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

DR. SUN KIM IS AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR WHO CARES FOR HER PATIENTS. I WAS RECOMMENDED TO HER BY MY FRIEND

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Whatever the problem always make me feel like I can get through it give lot of confidence.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Kim showed both personal and technical skills during my visit. She displayed a breath of knowledge about her discipline and other disciplines. She was also a compassionate provider.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Kim Sun is the BEST doctor I have been to in Stanford.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I love Dr. Kim! She's my favorite doctor of all time.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I was overwhelmed with her knowledge and her ability to explain what should be done -

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

She was extremely knowledgeable. She took the time to review everything with me and explained the next step.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Kim... very good.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Kim is very caring & knowledgeable - she always makes you feel like you're the only pt. she has.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent in everything!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Extremely knowledgeable about the thyroid and Insulin. Well aware of all the ongoing research in the field.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Kim is knowledgeable, helpful, innovative, in all ways an excellent advocate for health.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr, Kim is always focused, friendly, warm & knowledgeable. She's my favorite doctor!