Kai Sun, MD

Medical Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail DUMC 2978, Durham, NC 27710
Email address kai.sun@duke.edu

My clinical interests are in general rheumatology, lupus, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. My research interest is in healthcare disparities and medication adherence in rheumatology.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2014 - 2017
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2011 - 2014
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, 2011

Publications

Sun, Kai, Jackie Szymonifka, Henghe Tian, Yaju Chang, Jennifer C. Leng, and Lisa A. Mandl. “Is Traditional Chinese Medicine Use Associated with Worse Patient-Reported Outcomes Among Chinese-American Rheumatology Patients?.” J Rheumatol, May 1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.181148.

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Cui, Liu-fu, Hui-jing Shi, Shou-ling Wu, Rong Shu, Na Liu, Guan-ying Wang, Bin Zhou, et al. “Association of serum uric acid and risk of hypertension in adults: a prospective study of Kailuan Corporation cohort.” Clinical Rheumatology 36, no. 5 (May 2017): 1103–10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-017-3548-2.

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Sun, Kai, Brian Barlow, Fardina Malik, Allan Inglis, Mark Figgie, and Susan Goodman. “Total Hip Arthroplasty in a Patient with Multicentric Carpotarsal Osteolysis: a Case Report.” Hss Journal ® 12, no. 2 (July 2016): 177–81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11420-015-9478-0.

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Sun, Kai, Jing Song, Larry M. Manheim, Rowland W. Chang, Kent C. Kwoh, Pamela A. Semanik, Charles B. Eaton, and Dorothy D. Dunlop. “Relationship of meeting physical activity guidelines with quality-adjusted life-years.” Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 44, no. 3 (December 2014): 264–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2014.06.002.

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Sun, Kai, Jing Song, Jungwha Lee, Rowland W. Chang, Charles B. Eaton, Linda Ehrlich-Jones, Kent C. Kwoh, et al. “Relationship of Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines With Health-Related Utility.” Arthritis Care & Research 66, no. 7 (July 2014): 1041–47. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.22262.

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Zhang, Yao, Kai Sun, Lan Yu, Zhirong Tang, Shaobiao Huang, Zhihao Meng, Yuanjia Zheng, et al. “Factors associated with survival among adults with HIV-associated TB in Guangxi, China: a retrospective cohort study.” Future Virology 7, no. 9 (September 2012): 933–42. https://doi.org/10.2217/fvl.12.76.

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Zhang, Yao, Zhihui Dou, Kai Sun, Ye Ma, Ray Y. Chen, Marc Bulterys, Yan Zhao, Hao Zhu, Zhongfu Liu, and Fujie Zhang. “Association Between Missed Early Visits and Mortality Among Patients of China National Free Antiretroviral Treatment Cohort.” Jaids Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 60, no. 1 (May 2012): 59–67. https://doi.org/10.1097/qai.0b013e31824c3d9f.

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Zhang, Yao, Lan Yu, Zhirong Tang, Shaobiao Huang, Yuanjia Zheng, Zhihao Meng, K. Sun, Liming Wang, Ray Chen, and Fujie Zhang. “Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among asymptomatic HIV+ patients in Guangxi, China.” Chinese Medical Journal 123, no. 23 (December 1, 2010): 3400–3405.

Scholars@Duke

Sun, K., Shuntai Zhou, Ray Chen, Myron Cohen, and Fujie Zhang. “Recent Key Advances in Human Immununodeficiency Virus Medicine and Implications for China.” Aids Research and Therapy 7, no. 12 (May 26, 2010).

Scholars@Duke