Raphael Sung, MD, FACC, FHRS Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Raphael Sung, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Sung is in the Division of Cardiology. Associate Professor Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine Castle Connolly & 5280 Top Doctors 2023 (2nd year) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2nd year) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 83 Patient Ratings 39 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology Programs Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) Sarcoidosis Program Specialties & Conditions Arrhythmia & Palpitations Atrial Fibrillation Bradycardia Cardiac Device Management Cardiac Sarcoidosis Congestive Heart Failure Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) Ventricular Fibrillation Ventricular Tachycardia Research Areas Arrhythmia & Palpitations Atrial Fibrillation Congestive Heart Failure Sudden Cardiac Arrest Special Interests Clinical Interests My clinical interest spans all of cardiac electrophysiology, dealing with slow and fast heart rhythm problems. My clinical expertise includes all cardiac device implantations related to heart rhythm disturbances, as well as a comprehensive list of cardiac ablations (cauterization) to improve or cure arrhythmias occurring in both the top and bottom parts of the heart (including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardias). News & Videos Electrophysiologist Dr. Raphael Sung Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2004 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD 1999 Stanford University (CA), BS Internships 2005 University of Pennsylvania Health System, Residency 2007 University of Pennsylvania Health System Program, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2012 University of California (San Francisco), Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology 2010 University of California (San Francisco), Cardiovascular Disease Awards & Recognition 2012: Top Presentation Award, Meet the Masters 2012: Fellows Highest Scoring Abstract Award, Heart Rhythm Society Professional Memberships American College of Cardiology (ACC), Fellow Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Fellow Ask a Question through MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. 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Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2023 I feel that *Dr. Sung give me the best of care, explaining my procedure in detail and being very honest. PLEASE keep *Dr. Sung at National Jewish he is very valuable to the hospital and to us as his patients. 8. *Dr. Sung is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2023 Dr Sung is easy to talk to and always spends plenty of time with me answering my questions and addressing my concerns. Always kind and professional. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2023 Dr.Sung was absolutely outstanding. He deserves great praise. His O.R. Care Team was outstanding. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 I could not do the virtual visit si we did a telephone visit. I live in Pueblo and sometimes have a problem finding a ride to Denver and he understands this. Dr. Sung is an excelent Doctor and Surgeon National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 Very impressed with Dr. Sung! He was concerned about how I felt about my issues. Very professional friendly & didn't talk down to me. Made me feel comfortable & believed my symptoms were real. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 Good experience! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 *Dr. Sung was awesome! He took the time and explained the procedure so well. It was a blessing for me to have him as my doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 You need a new category of EXCELLENT for every category in this section. *Dr. Sung was amazing! I was REALLY concerned about my heart situation and he answered all my questions, listened intently and was so easy to converse with. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. Sung Is very friendly and shows that he cares about you as a person. He answers all your questions and makes things easy to understand. He is extremely competent and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 I was very impressed with Dr. Sungs knowledge and ability to explain information to me in a way that I could understand. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr Sung excellent communicator show more National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 *Dr. Sung is an excellent doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 *Dr. Sung is very good highly recommend him. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 He glazes over concerns and doesn't give his full opinion about my condition. I read in the clinic reports that he is associating my condition to covid damage but he never disclosed or discussed that opinion with me. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr. Sung is an outstanding doctor. I have complete confidence in him. He has performed three procedures on my heart all of them successfully. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Good National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Sung has been pivotal in my healing journey. He is wise and knowledgeable while also being kind and caring. He has given me the support I needed to heal! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 *Dr. Sung answered questions that I didn't even know I had yet! I feel blessed to have been his patient. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Sung was very friendly yet professional. He explained things well and and seemed very knowledgable and confident. I was quite impressed by him and have already raved about him to my friends. Although I have to drive over 100 miles to see him, I believe it is worth it and I trust him with my care. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Excellent & informative care! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Excellent experience. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Dr. Sung was amazing! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 *Dr. Sung is wonderful and compassionate and brilliant. He works so collaboratively with my other doctors at NJH and outside. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 I feel very confident in Dr. Sung's abilities to make sure that my health Issue will be addressed with care. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Again ONLY PERFECT. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Saw only doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Dr Sung is a great physician. He listens very well, has given me very detailed information about how he can affect my condition and has explained / expanded on any questions I presented. I am very pleased to be a patient in his practice. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Excellent discussion on treatment options and possible consequences of different treatment choices. I think everything was considered and I am satisfied with what felt like a joint decision at the end of the encounter. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Doctors Are Awesome,rest of em' so so National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 *Dr. Sung does a great job. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Liked Dr. Sung and felt very comfortable discussing everything with him . National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 *Dr. Sung is very good at explaining what he has found with his tests. He is very easy to understand and is genuinely interested in treating your problems. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 *Dr. Sung was quite late to see me - he stayed for a good while but kept looking at his watch. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 He is absolutely amazing. He listens to my issues and has a strategy for care. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 *Dr. Sung is excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 This was our first meeting. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Thank you very much. I think you actually care about my heart condition and willDo what you can to help me. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 *Dr. Sung was terrific. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Excellent visit. All my questions were answered.