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Weijing Sun, MD, FACP

Rank: Professor of Medicine
Position: The Sprint Professorship of Medical Oncology
Position: Director, Division of Medical Oncology
Position: Associate Director, University of Kansas Cancer Center

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal Cancers | Pancreatic Carcinoma | Colorectal Carcinoma | Gastric Carcinoma | Liver Carcinoma

Research Interests

GI medical oncologist with focus on clinic research (clinic studies/trials) for development and investigation of new treatment options for GI cancers including pancreatic, gastroesophageal, hepatobiliary and colorectal cancers. Clinical and translational research in pancreatic cancer at metastatic or pre-operative setting.

Education and Training

Medical School: Shanghai Medical University (now called Fudan University), Shanghai, China
M.S. Immunology and Microbiology: University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Post-doctoral Research Scientist: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • University of Kansas Cancer Center
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American Medical Association
  • Eastern Cooperative Group of Oncology
  • Southwest Oncology Group
  • International Society of GI Oncology 
  • Chinese American Hematologist Oncologist Network
  • National Cancer Institute - GI Steering Committee Hepatobiliary Task Force


  • Visiting Professor, Zhejiang University 2nd Affiliated Hospital (2016-present)
  • As the Mentor for Dr. Guarav Goel's ‘Dan Von Hoff Award' at Annual AACR/ASCO Clinical Research Development/Workshop, Vail, CO (2015)
  • Newsweek Health: Top Cancer Doctors (2015)
  • ‘Dr. G David Roodman Excellence in Mentoring' Award - University of Pittsburgh, Hematology-Oncology (2015)
  • Medical Course Director - International Society of GI Oncology (ISGIO) (2013-present)
  • Visiting Professor, Zhejiang Province Cancer Hospital Zhejiang University (2012-present)
  • FACP (Fellow of American College of Physicians) (2012-present)
  • President, CAHON (Chinese American Hematologist-Oncologist Network) (2010-2012)
  • Visiting Professor, Tongii Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (2010-present)
  • American Top Doctor, U.S. News & World Report (2009-2012)
  • Top Doc, Philadelphia Magazine (2009-2012)

Last modified: Aug 12, 2020

Weijing Sun, MD, FACP


Weijing Sun, MD, FACP

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