Simon Sun

Simon Sun, MD

Radiologist

Titles

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Clinical Expertise

Imaging of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors; Musculoskeletal Radiology; Body Oncologic Imaging; Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

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Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., (Eastern time)
Accepted Insurance Providers

Dr. Sun accepts the following list of insurance providers. Select your insurance provider to see more details.

Aetna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (City of NY retirees only, starting 7/1/23)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Carrum Health

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

Cigna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Connecticare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Fidelis

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

First Health

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Healthfirst

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Magnacare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

MVP

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

Payor Type: Other
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): TBD

Oscar

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO/EPO

Oxford

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, EPO

Qualcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Straight NJ Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Tricare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

UMR

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS

United Healthcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

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About Me

Education

MD, McGill University

Residencies

Diagnostic Radiology - McGill University

Fellowships

Musculoskeletal Radiology - Hospital for Special Surgery; Body Oncologic Imaging - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology

I am a board-certified diagnostic radiologist with fellowship training in both body oncologic and musculoskeletal imaging. At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), I interpret magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography, ultrasound, and radiography, with a subspecialty in musculoskeletal tumor and musculoskeletal sports imaging. I also have expertise in performing both ultrasound- and fluoroscopic-guided musculoskeletal procedures.


As a member of MSK’s Orthopedic Disease Management Team, I work closely with orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, and pathologists. We provide multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art care to each patient based on their individual needs, ensuring the best possible outcome.

My main research interests include evaluation of deep-learning reconstruction to improve 3D musculoskeletal MRI image quality, use of natural language processing to automatically extract data from radiology reports, and musculoskeletal tumor imaging.

I actively participate in medical education by overseeing an inter-institutional fellow exchange rotation between MSK and the Hospital for Special Surgery, also located in New York. This collaboration supports broader educational exposure to orthopedic oncology cases and musculoskeletal imaging for fellows of both hospitals. I also supervise medical students and residents from the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University during their radiology rotations at MSK.

In my spare time, I take interest in blockchain technology, am an avid foodie, and enjoy international travel. 

Awards and Honors

  • Trainee Research Prize, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA, 2021)
  • Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research (2021)
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, RSNA (2021)
  • "ESGAR Top 20 Presentation," The European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (2020)

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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Sun’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

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