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Dr. Bryan K. Sun is a board-certified UCI Health dermatologist.

Bryan K. Sun, MD, PhD



Clinical Interests

dermatology, genetic skin diseases

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
  • English
Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Stanford Medical SchoolMedicine
Stanford Medical SchoolDermatology
Grad School
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Institute of Technology — PhD, Physician-Scientist Training Program
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Dermatology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member — Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Member — RNA Society

Awards and Recognition
  • Young Physician-Scientist Award, 2022 — American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Director's New Innovator Award, 2021 — National Institutes of Health
  • LEO Foundation Research Award, 2021
  • Discovery Grant, 2020 — National Psoriasis Foundation
  • Clinical Scientist Development Award, 2019 — Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

More Information

Dr. Bryan K. Sun is a board-certified UCI Health dermatologist who treats the full range of skin conditions and disorders. His clinical interests include genetic skin diseases.

He earned a medical degree and a PhD from the physician-scientist training program at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He completed a residency in dermatology at Stanford Medical School in Palo Alto, Calif.

Sun's research is focused on the genetic and molecular regulators of skin development and diseases. His research interests include determining the function of non-protein coding genomic elements in the skin with a focus on non-coding RNAs; discovering new disease-causing genetic mutations in the coding and non-coding genome and understanding their molecular mechanisms; and understanding the genetic and epigenetic effects of medications on the skin. He is the author or co-author of more than a dozen papers published in leading dermatology journals.

He sees patients in Irvine, Laguna Hills, Orange, Tustin and Yorba Linda.

UCI Health Dermatology Center
850 Health Sciences Road, 2nd floor
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-0606
Fax: 949-824-1461
UCI Health Dermatology Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3
Building 29
Orange, CA 92868
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Laguna Hills
23961 Calle de la Magdalena, Suite 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: 949-238-4100
Fax: 866-251-1363
UCI Health Plastic Surgery Services
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 650
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-3077
Fax: 714-456-2229
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8878
Fax: 714-838-8988
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600
Fax: 714-779-8003