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 5280 Top Doctors 2022 (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 4.7 out of 5 stars 98 Patient Ratings 26 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology Programs Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) 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 Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal 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– 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 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– 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. show more 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. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 All went very well National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Sung is very personable, knowledgeable and was able to answer all my questions and explain the testing and what past tests indicated. I was happy he was in charge. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 He was really good. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 As good as it gets National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Travel from [out of state] to see the FABULOUS doctors @ Nat'l Jewish. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Excellent experience. Clearly the doctors were busy, but I felt they made an extraordinary effort to provide the best guidance and care. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 *Dr. Sung is another super star in your cardiology department. I have full confidence in him. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 *Dr. Sung and his team are the best. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Excellent grasp of my concerns. His instructions for tracking oxygen levels & heart rate during exercise probably solved the issue. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 all dr/nurses took the time to explain all the tests [my wife] had done. i have no doubt that had we not come to NJH we would not have found out what her medical problems were. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 outstanding medical provider National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I was very impressed with the doctor's professionalism and thoroughness explaining the recommended procedure.