Arthur Sung

Interventional pulmonologist, Pulmonologist, Thoracic specialist

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

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Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2019)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (2019)
  • Medical Education: New York Medical College Registrar (1999) NY
  • Fellowship: Tulane University Internal Medicine Residency (2005) LA
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School (2006) MA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2005) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2002)
  • Residency: Kaiser Permanente at Santa Clara (2002) CA
  • Internship: Kaiser Permanente at Santa Clara (2000) CA


Practice Locations

Chest Clinic in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Room A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-7061

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Alliance Medical Group in San Pablo San Pablo, CA
San Pablo, CA

100A San Pablo Towne Center

San Pablo , CA 94806

(510) 237-2802

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Thoracic Cancer Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Lung Nodule Surveillance and Cancer Detection Program Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Room A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-7061

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Stanford Cancer Center South Bay San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

(833) 444-7622

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Chest Clinic in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

(510) 806-2100

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Interventional Pulmonology Program in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Room A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-7061

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The provider explained clearly all of issues that affected badly to my health. The provider also provided all of information clearly about my biopsy.
Dr. Sung is an expert, he listened, he showed me in simple language what my condition looked like.
Dr. Sung spent more than half hour with me. Very detail! Love him!
It was an excellent experience.
Dr. Sung was very good at explaining what he would be doing and answering any questions we had.
Dr. was excellent, explained everything and did thoracentesis that helped.
Dr. Sung was a perfect combination of professional and friendly. I left the appt. feeling warm and fuzzy about SHC.Thank you very much.
Absolutely one of the BEST dr's at Stanford. Patient, kind, knowledgeable, caring.
Very good.
Good service.
Dr. Sung was awesome. He listened and explained
Good. Thanks for the kind treatment.
Dr. Sung was very friendly, explained and answered all my questions.
DID NOT feel as though he was in a rush or too busy.
I really have had a great experience seeing Dr. Sung.
Dr. Sung was exceptionally thorough. He consulted w/other professional during our conference.
Dr Sung is really good, great listener and a great practitioner. Really enjoy his work!
Very informative and easy to understand.
Doctor was very knowledgeable and explained everything very clearly. Bedside manner was not great. He spoke easy to me instead of my father - who was the patient!
great patient and provider communication
Dr Sung is superb. He is knowledgeable, listens well, is good at explaining information and going over history and test results, is empathic and was helpful in facilitating care. I highly recommend him.
Dr Sung explained things very clearly and was a good listener
Dr. Sung is very caring and always patiently educates me on my health issues. I know that I can fully trust him with my health.
I am still waiting for someone to discuss the Cat scan results that were abnormal, with us.I called and left a message requesting feedback and never received a return call
I would recommend this doctor for any like ailment.
Dr Sung Rocks. Always professional,informative.... this when the news may not be so great
Dr Sung is an expert in his field, and genuinely cares about the best outcomes for his patients. He is thorough, and as a patient I feel great confidence when I see him.
Dr. Sung did a great job analyzing my complicated situation. My prior shortness of breath was rooted with my heart failure and airtic valve problem and my current shortness of breath is due to effects from chemo and radiation. I'm grateful to Dr Sung for providing a clear understanding of what's happening with my lungs and breathing and how what can be expected in the future. He is always the details how we can make the breathing easier. I'm grateful.
Dr. Sung was very patient and professional. He explained my CT scans in a clear and effective way. He also clearly recommended next steps, which I greatly appreciated. Very grateful for his expertise and care.
dr. sung is outstanding!
Dr. Sung was kind, personable, spoke directly to me, wonderful ability to explain any issue I didn't understand, allowed my input at all times, gave me great confidence that he would do everything to find a solution -
Dr Sung always takes the time to listen to my health concerns and answer all my questions.
Dr. Sung is excellent, knowledgeable, thoroughly so glad he has a practice in Emeryville.
Dr. Sung explained everything in detail about my condition - was the most informative doctor I ever had and did not hurry my visit.
Having any type of health issues and visiting a Dr is alwaulys stressful. Dr Sung takes the time and always discusss any health concerns I may have. I know that I am in good hands.
Real very good!
dr sung is always very thoughtful and clear in his communication. this time the combination of my asthma, arthritis and injured spine is combining painfully. he thought for a while and then suggested acupuncture which I am going to try. excellent visit. susan Maxwell
no bad experience
Dr. Sung is one of the most thorough doctors I have met. Excellent bedside manner. Thank you!
best in class care. could not ask nor find anyone better.
The provider can only do what the rules allow.
Doctor was fine, but sitting surrounded by irrelevant others totally destroys any doc/patient relationship.
she is always very good to me about my health
Was very pleased. Very friendly was willing to listen and answered all of our questions and explained everything. Very very pleased.
Dr. Sung has been very proactive in diagnosing my emphysema, and then doing a thoracentesis and diagnosing lung cancer. I have complete confidence in him.
I could not be more pleased with the care I received from Dr Sung. His explanations are exceptionally clear and thorough.
Dr.Arthur Sung is an excellent physician. I am very grateful to receive his care. He is genuinely kind, very communicative and well-mannered, and very knowledgeable. He excels in his people skills, ie, his ability to show concern and to explain the medical problem and the plan. I have great trust in his medical competence.
professional, kind and thorough.
Dr Sung is extremely gentle doing a procedure that has been very painful to me with other Doctors.
Dr Arthur Sung was excellent. appreciated how carefully he reviewed my scans and discussed options, taking my concerns and preferences into account
Dr. Sung spent the time necessary to help me understand the extent of my condition. I am confident he is the right dr. for me & my health issues.
If asked, I would be happy to speak about Dr. Sung's meeting with me, especially his willingness to explain very clearly the results of a scan and his obvious competence and knowledge about the issues involved.
Dr Sung was very thoughtful, caring and patient.
Dr. Sung is one of the finest physicians, not only at Stanford, but anywhere. He is extremely kind and caring, listens to our concerns, discusses test results/scans in detail, and involves the family in treatment decisions. He is truly exceptional. Thank you, Dr. Sung!
My doctors and care providers took special care to listen to my health concerns and provide explanations of the tests as well as the results. I am very happy that I am one of the lucky ones that lives close enough to be able to choose Stanford as my health care provider.
he took time to explain things and made us feel comfortable. he was very kind
confident and not overly aggressive approach
Dr. Sung does a great job.
Dr. Maeda was excellent. She was caring, thorough and attended to all my questions. I was very pleased!
Very personable... practical too -
Dr. Arthur Sung was excellent with his explanation. Very professional in helping us to get a referral to see the surgeon. He even offered to talk to us in our primary language.
Dr. Sung far exceeded my expectations. He was kind, took his time, and gave me hope about my condition!
the attention and service I received from Dr. Sung was exceptional.
Dr. Sung is friendly and speak Cantonese, so we can entirely understood what he explained to us.
Dr. Sung spent a great deal of time with me and thoroughly answered all my questions and addressed my concerns with genuine care.
Dr. Arthur Sung is wonderful. He explained everything in detail, showed me the scans, and had already looked at the information and scans before he entered the room. That way he could talk to me immediately about the results. Very impressive.
Dr. Sung was fantastic in all the above areas. He listened to our concerns, was understanding and compassionate. He took a great amount of time explaining to us current issue and what our next steps would be.
Dr Andrew Sung was compassionate !! excellent patient communication , did not rush me and took care that I understood the problem . I left office feeling I was fortunate to be at Stanford and to be under the care of this phycian!!!
Dr. Sung is one of the most knowledgeable, caring and compassionate physicians we have ever met. He spent over 30 minutes explaining the treatment plan, as well as the risks/benefits, and addressed all of our concerns. Dr. Sung is truly an excellent physician and receives our highest recommendation!
Definitely would recommend a friend to this dr. he was wonderful. Great bedside manner.
Dr. Sung took time to explain everything - including showing us pictures from CT scan and explaining.
Great Dr. unlike most patients I would have appreciated a more detailed definition using medical terminology of diagnosis or treatment.
Dr. Sung is very professional and kind. He took time to explain everything and answer my many questions. Thank you Dr. Sung.
Exceptional physician on all counts - concerned; informative & patient. Had plenty of time to discuss with me. Really impressed by Dr. Sung.
Satisfied with the visit and care provider in all respects
I cannot say ENOUGH about Dr. Sung! He not only sits me down and explains everything but he also makes me feel I am his only patient. He is so incredibly refreshing and appreciated.
Dr. Sung was very friendly. Explained everything very well and easy to understand. Great experience.
Dr. Sung was EXCEPTIONAL!!
Good news for me.
Medical advice was very good and information given was clear and concise.
My mother originally was opposed to any invasive procedure for her problem (pleural effusion with tumor in the lungs). She liked Dr. Sung and his explanation and is now willing to consider at least one therapeutic thoracentesis if she becomes symptomatic. The explanation of her current condition was clear. Mom seemed pleased to know that she did not need a procedure immediately but could be easily scheduled when needed.
Dr Arthur Sung was wonderful. He listened to my concerns, answered all my questions and really gave his sincere recommendations. he truly put my welfare first and was extremely knowledgable and caring. He is truly one of the finest doctors I have seen at Stanford.
Dr. Sung was very thorough & didn't rush me.
Great doc! Great staff!
Dr. Sung was very informative & seemed to genuinely care that I get the best care possible.
Dr. Sung was excellent!
This was exceptional health care, and it shows how poor other hospitals/clinics are in comparison. I am amazed how professional and compassionate the doctors, Nurse Practitioners and staff are.
The doctor showed much concern even visited during my recovery process really put me at ease before my surgery along w/his assistants.
Very good care.
Excellent doctor!
Doctor Sung and staff makes me feel very very comfortable.
Dr. Sung and Dr. Ramsey were fantastic!
A young dr. from Pakistan excellent - Dr. Arthur Sung extraordinary!!
Dr. Sung did a perfect job!
Dr. Sung & his staff could not have been more wonderful during our visits. He was so kind, informative & made me feel like I was his only patient.
Excellent care.

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