Dr. Bessie M. Sullivan, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 73

37 Progress St Suite A
Edison, NJ 08820
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Dr. Sullivan:

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Dr. Sullivan's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

JFK Medical Center
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08820
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sullivan

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Appointments & Offices

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    Dr. Sullivan's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Allergy & Immunology, 1975
    • Internal Medicine, 1973
    • Rheumatology, 1974
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Hammer Toe
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
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    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Sullivan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1967

    Internship Hospital

    Roosevelt Hospital
    Complete in 1968

    Residency Hospital

    Roosevelt Hospital
    Complete in 1970

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York University Med Center
    Complete in 1974
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sullivan & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sullivan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Sullivan has admitting privileges:

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    • JFK Medical Center

    • Raritan Bay Medical Center

    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sullivan

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sullivan to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Sullivan's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 7 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sullivan
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sullivan accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Sullivan before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does she accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Emblem Health
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • QualCare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Arthritis Allergy and Immunology
    37 Progress St Suite A
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (908) 753-1133 (Office)
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    37 Progress St
    Edison, NJ 08820
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