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Benjamin C. Sun, MD, MPP

Benjamin C. Sun, MD, MPP Physician

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine Perelman School of Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sun is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 2005

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard University
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles

Memberships

Acute Video-oculography for Vertigo in Emergency Rooms for Rapid Triage, National American College of Emergency Physicians, National Get with the Guidelines in ED Patients with Heart Failure, National Medtronic, National Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sun is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Natsui S, Sun BC, Shen E, Redberg RF, Ferencik M, Lee MS, Musigdilok V, Wu YL, Zheng C, Kawatkar AA, Sharp AL: Variations in Emergency Physician Admission Rates for Chest Pain American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly. Denver, CO. : 2019.

Probst MD, Gibson T, Weiss RE, Sun BC: Risk Stratification of Older Adults who Present to the Emergency Department with Syncope: The FAINT Score Oral Abstract Presentation at ICEM in Seoul, Korea : 2019.

Altman D, Lin B, Baecker A, Samuels-Kalow ME, Shen E, Sun BC, Wu Y, Sharp AL: Physician Adherence to Chest Pain Recommendations in the Emergency Department (ED) Among Patients with Limited English Proficiency Academy Health 2019 Research Meeting : 2019.

Clark CL, Gibson TA, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC: Do High Sensitivity Troponin and Natriuretic Peptide Predict Death or Serious Cardiac Outcomes After Syncope? Acad Emerg Med : 2019.

Sharp AL, Baeker AS, Shen E, Redberg R, Lee MS, Ferencik M, Natsui S, Zheng C, Kawatkar A, Gould MK, Sun BC: Effect of a HEART Care Pathway on Chest Pain Management Within an Integrated Health System Annals of Emergency Medicine : 2019.

Solbiati M, Trombetta L, Sacco R, Erba L, Bozzano V, Costantino G, Raj SR, Barbic F, Casazza G, Dipaola F, Furlan R, Kenny RA, Quinn JV, Sheldon RS, Shen WK, Sun BC, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Reed MJ: A Systematic Review of Noninvasive Electrocardiogram Monitoring Devices for the Evaluation of Suspected Cardiovascular Syncope Journal of Medical Devices 13 : 2019.

Probst MA, Gibson TA, Weiss RE, Sun BC.: Risk-Stratification of Older Adults who Present to the Emergency Department with Syncope: The FAINT Score Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

White JL, Chang AM, Hollander JH, Moore AB, Su E, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DA, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC: Orthostatic Vital Signs Do Not Predict 30-Day Serious Outcomes in Older Adults with Syncope Society for Academic Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

Natsui S, Sun BC, Wu YL, Shen E, Redberg RF, Ferencik M, Lee MS, Zheng C, Kawatkar AA, Gould MK, Sharp AL.: Evaluation of Outpatient Cardiac Stress Testing after Emergency Department Encounters for Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome Ann Emerg Med : 2019.

Meisel Z, Charlesworth CJ, Lupulescu-Mann N, Young JI, Kim H, Sun BC: Conversion to Persistent or High-Risk Opioid Use after a New Prescription from the Emergency Department: Evidence from Washington Medicaid Beneficiaries Annals of Emergency Medicine : 2019.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin, HUP
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6698
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)