Diana K Sun, M.D. was born in Ashland, Wisconsin and grew up in Queens, New York. She attended the Bronx High School of Science. She earned her undergraduate degree from the City University of New York at Queens College where she was awarded the Queens College Merit Scholarship (now known as the Macaulay Honors College) and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Sun went on to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to attain her medical degree. Passionate about having a comprehensive understanding of all medical aspects of the human body, she stayed on at Albert Einstein College to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. Immediately following, she went on to her dermatology training at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated as Chief Resident of Dermatology.
Dr. Sun is a Diplomate of American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
In addition to her passion for medical, holistic, and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Sun is actively involved in the medical and surgical training of dermatology residents at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She was awarded Dermatology Professor of the Year at SUNY at Stony Brook in 2015. She continues to publish papers in the dermatology literature and annually presents clinical cases at the American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Symposium with her residents in training. Her most recent presentations at the AAD Symposia include Livedoid Vasculopathy Secondary to Homozygous Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Deficiency in 2014, Mycobacterium Marinum Associated with Asian Fish Markets in NYC in 2015, An Unusual Presentation of Syphilis in 2016, Adult Onset Systemic Mastocytosis: A Diverse Clinical Entity in 2016. Her most recent publication in the medical literature is Telmisartan induced lichen planus eruption manifested on vitiliginous skin, Cutis 2017 .