Lisa Sun, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Lisa Sun

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-9165

Office Address:
Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Anesthesiology Administration
420 Delaware St SE
B-515, MMC 294
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Tammy Carpentier

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2014

Anesthesiology Residency, University of California San Francisco, 2018

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship, Stanford Health Care, 2019

BS, Biochemistry & Cell Biology; BA, Managerial Studies, Rice University, 2010


Professional Associations

  • Society for Education in Anesthesia April 2021 - Present
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists January 2021 - Present
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2018 - Present
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists 2014 - Present




  1. Gerber, L. N., Sun, L. Y., Ma, W., Basireddy, S., Guo, N., Costouros, J., Cheung, E., Boublik, J., Horn, J. L., & Tsui, B. C. (2020). Clinical effect of normal saline injectate into interscalene nerve block catheters given within one hour of local anesthetic bolus on analgesia and hemidiaphragmatic paralysis. Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. PMID: 33184166 doi: 10.1136/rapm-2020-101922
  2. Galaydick, J., Xu, Y., Sun, L., Landon, E., Sun, D., Zhou, J., & Sherer, R. (2015). Seek and you shall find: Prevalence of Clostricium Difficile in Wuhan, China. American Journal of Infection Control, 43(3), 301-302. 1. Sun, L. Y. (2005). The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.. The Concord Review.


  1. Sun, L. Y. (Lead Author) (2020). Erector Spinae Plane Block For Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Avoids Phrenic Nerve Complication: A Randomized Trial.. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Best of Meeting Abstract award (ASRA 2020) Your Role (for multi-author publications): Lead author
  2. Sun, L., Tamboli, M., Wang, R. R., Kandarian, B., Wong, A., Lochbaum, G. M., & Mariano, E. R. (2019). The effect of a nationwide spinal bupivacaine drug shortage on one institution’s total knee arthroplasty clinical pathway adherence and patient outcomes..
  3. Sun, L., & Braehler, M. (2018). Post-surgical inflammatory neuropathy after ACL repair – a case report..
  4. Aguilar, C., Sun, L., Lee, E., Lang, J., Sabhlok, S., Bishara, A., Yu, J., Harbell, M., & Braehler, M. (2017). Improving compliance to evidence-based anti-emetic prophylaxis for patients at high-risk for post-operative nausea and vomiting..
  5. Sun, L., Wu, M., Page, S., & Markley, J. (2017). Pregnancy in a patient with MEN2A syndrome and recurrent pheochromocytoma..
  6. Sun, L., Adelmann, D., & Braehler, M. (2017). Triple threat: Hemiplegic migraine, paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction and postoperative seizure in a patient undergoing ERCP..
  7. Sun, L., Lane, R., & Siegmueller, C. (2016). Post-operative takotsubo cardiomyopathy leading to a new diagnosis of pheochromocytoma..
  8. Sun, L., Tang, A., & Glick, D. (2014). Keep up or else! Nationwide trends in SCIP performance from 2008 to 2012..
  9. Sun, L., Zong, W., Xu, Y., Dong, H., Cooper, B., Morgan, I., Landon, E., & Sherer, R. (2013). Hand Hygiene Compliance Rates in Intensive Care Units in Wuhan, China..
  10. Sun, L., Zong, W., Xu, Y., Dong, H., Cooper, B., Morgan, I., Landon, E., & Sherer, R. (2012). Hand Hygiene Compliance Rates among Health Care Personnel in Intensive Care Units in Wuhan, China..
  11. Galaydick, J., Sun, L., Weber, S., Xu, Y., Sun, D., Zhou, J., Landon, E., & Sherer, R. (2012). Prevalence of Clostridium Difficile in Wuhan, China..
  12. Sun, L. Y., & Gustin, M. C. (2010). Inducible Nitric Oxide Defense Mechanism of Candida albicans..