Dr. Zhifei Sun, MD

Dr. Zhifei Sun, MD

Dr. Zhifei Sun, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-5365
Fax: 877-376-2418

Contact this Provider:

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • anal abscess
  • anal cancer
  • anal condyloma
  • anal dysplasia
  • anal fissure
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominoperineal resection
  • altemeier procedure
  • anal cancer surgery
  • anal fissure fistulectomy
  • anal fistula repair
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About the Provider

Zhifei Sun, MD, is a Colon and Rectal Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center. 

Dr. Sun completed his surgical training at Duke University Medical Center and is fellowship trained in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Washington University in Saint Louis. Dr. Sun specializes in the minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of colon and rectal diseases, including surgeries for diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, and colorectal cancers.

Academically, Dr. Sun is interested in  surgical innovation, with a special interest in applied machine learning as a means of improving surgical outcomes. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and presents frequently at national meetings. 

With his patients, Dr. Sun strongly believes in clear, honest, and open communication. He always makes himself available and accessible to those in need and sees himself as a "quarterback" for his patients. 

  • Fellowship Program: Washington University Medical Center (2021)
  • Residency Program: Duke University Medical Center (2020)
  • Graduate Education: Duke University Medical Center (2016)
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 4th Fl
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-295-0560
    Fax: 877-376-2418

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital