Dr. James Sullivan III, MD

Dr. James Sullivan III, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. James Sullivan III, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

450 Lakeville Rd

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

(516) 487-9454

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sullivan III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colorectal Cancer
high
more than 86% of peers
Colectomy
high
more than 85% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Sullivan III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • N Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • N Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Cleveland Clin Found
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sullivan III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sullivan III's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sullivan III to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Sullivan III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Sullivan is a great doctor if/when he actually gets your messages or returns your calls. Which has a possibility of 3%. I called and left numerous messages over the years and received responses 1 out 9 attempts. My final attempt was a call of desperation when I experienced an abnormal...more
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We were rushed and basically our comments were ignored as he was clearly in a hurry. When my husband misunderstood a term (undifferentiated) thinking it to mean its opposite, Dr. Sullivan brushed it off by saying that the growth had to be removed no matter what. What a shameful abuse of medical...more
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Dr. Sullivan saved my mother's life. My entire family LOVES Dr. Sullivan and highly recommends him
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