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Dr. Neil Sullivan, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Sullivan

Dr. Neil Sullivan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(757) 261-5910

Dr. Sullivan accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Cigna PPO
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Southern Health PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sullivan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sullivan treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sullivan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sullivan treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sullivan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sullivan treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sullivan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Sullivan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Neil Sullivan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1996
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Bethesda Naval Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Bethesda Naval Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Dartmouth College
Medical School
1996
1994
1989
1988

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sullivan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sullivan

3.1

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
52.17391304347826%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
43.47826086956522%
(10)

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By far the worst doctor I have ever had. He has poor communication skills and a non caring attitude. When I informed him that I would be filing a social security claim he said that I would be denied without even knowing of my military disabilities. Since diagnosing me with scleroderma in January...Read More
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I have seen many doctors in the past 10 years and Dr. Sullivan is one of my favorite. He is caring, knowledgeable and friendly. He's not afraid to go that extra step to make sure you are getting the proper treatment. His staff is friendly and very efficient. Many time I have arrived early and have...Read More
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I went to see this doctor for a evaluation for RA or EDS. He was rude, condescending and complacent. He was more concerned with why I was seeing a therapist than my physical problem. Said nothing was wrong I was just depressed. One month later I was diagnosed with hEDS , Chiari Malformation and a...Read More
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Only knows to give cortisone shots instead of diagnosing and treating symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Tried him for a year but had to leave when he was unable to communicate or articulate a treatment plan other than just prednisone and shots of steroids.
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THIS PHYSICAN HAS LEFT MY MOTHER FOR DEAD. SHE WAS AND IS HAVING SYMPTOMS AND HE HAS IGNORED THEM HAS NOT CHANGED MEDICATION. HER LUNG WERE EFFECTED BY THE WEGENERS AND HE ORDERED A CT OF HER ABDOMEN!!! HE HAS TAKEN HER OFF OF IMURAN AND PREDNISONE AND WENT ON VACA! NEVER TELLING HER WHEN TO START...Read More
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