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Daniel Sun, M.D.

Daniel Quain Sun, M.D.

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4.7out of 5
71 Ratings
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Languages: English, Chinese


Acoustic Neuromas, Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, Cholesteatoma, Cochlear Implantation, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Nerve Schwannoma, Hearing Loss, Meniere's Disease, Otosclerosis, Skull Base Tumors, Vestibular Schwannoma more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Fax: 410-367-2463

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
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Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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Dr. Daniel Sun is a fellowship-trained neuro-otologist who specializes in complex conditions of the ear, facial nerve and skull base. These include hearing loss, cochlear implantation, cholestoeatoma, otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, cerebrospinal fluid leak, skull base tumors such as vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma), and facial nerve disorders such as facial nerve neuroma/schwannoma, among others. His research interest lies in the development of novel techniques for drug delivery to the ear. more


  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Otolaryngology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)


  • Otology & Neurotology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology) (2017)

Additional Training

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Housestaff; Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (2011-2016)

  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery / Diplomate

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Sun DQ, Menezes AH, Howard MA, Gantz BJ, Hasan DM, Hansen MR, Surgical management of tumors involving Meckel's cave and cavernous sinus: role of an extended middle fossa and lteral spheniodectomy approach. Otol Neurotol. 2018; 39(1):82-91.

Andresen NS, Sun DQ, Hansen MR. Facial nerve decompression. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018; In Press

Sun DQ, Kung RW, Hansen MR, Gantz BJ. Does a "fundal fluid cap" predict successful hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma resections via the middle cranial fossa approach? Oto Neurotol 2018; In Press

Sun DQ, Sullivan CB, Kung RW, Asklof M, Hansen MR, Gantz BJ. How well does intra-operative audiolgic monitoring predict hearing outcome during middle fossa vestibular schwannom resection? Otol Neurotol. 2018 In Press.

Andresen NS, Sun DQ, Hansen MR, Facial nerve decompression. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018; In Press

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Johns Hopkins Temporal Bone Course
    Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Activities & Honors


  • Verizon Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 2004 - 2006
  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Undergraduate Summer Research Award, University of Alberta
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) Delaware Valley Section Award, University of Pennsylvania
  • Merck Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, University of Pennsylvania
  • First Prize, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Unit Operations Poster Competition, University of Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of Chemists Medal Award, University of Pennsylvania
  • William Walker Research Award in Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins
  • Humanitarian Resident Travel Grant, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Neurotologic Society
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Professional Activities

  • Journal Reviewer, Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology
  • Journal Reviewer, Ear and Hearing
  • Journal Reviewer, Frontiers Neurology
  • Journal Reviewer, Laryngoscope
  • Journal Reviewer, Otology & Neurotology
  • Journal Reviewer, PLOS One

Videos & Media

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak — What You Need to Know

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

How Loud Is Too Loud for Healthy Hearing? AARP  (2/21/2019)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

  • 4.8 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 4.8 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.8 Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • 4.3 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 4.8 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.7 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.7 Overall Rating by Patient
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