Dr. Paul Sutej, MD

Dr. Paul Sutej, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Paul Sutej, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.Read his story

980 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 220

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 255-5956

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Sutej's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sutej "Paul G Sutej, M.D. relocated to Atlanta and joined Dr. Myerson in 2005. Primary Specialty: Rheumatology Graduate School Education: Master of Medicine 1988 Dr Sutej completed his Post Doctoral Master of Medicine with an emphasis on anti-RO antibodies, photosensitivity and lupus in 1988 from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Residency: Residency of Internal Medicine : 1985 Dr Sutej completed his four year residency program at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa. Fellowship: 1990 Dr Sutej was selected for the Fellowship program with the Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Academic Appointments: Associate Professor : 2000-2004 Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Assistant Professor- 1992-1999 Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Rheumatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine 1993 American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Rheumatology – 1994. AffiliationsDr Sutej has been an active member of the American College of Rheumatology since 1986. Publications – Journal ArticlesSutej PG. Progressive systemic sclerosis. Rheum News (S.A.) 1986;1(2):13-19. Sutej PG. Sjogren's syndrome. Rheum News (S.A,) 1986;1(2):13-19. Feldman C, Kallenbach J, Sutej PG. Pulmonary schistosomiasis presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax. SAMJ 1986:11: (I). Sutej PG, Gear AJ, Morrison RCA. Photosensitivity and anti-RU (SS-A) antibodies in black patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. British J Rheum 1989;28:321-324. Sutej PG, Pope T Jr. Hand pain: narrowing the differential. Emerg Med, July 1993;87-94. Craig SD, Jorizzo JL, White WL, Sutej PG, Wieseithier JS. Cutaneous signs of rheumatologic disease: By water's lesions. Arthritis and Rheum 1994;37(6):957-59 Stonecipher MC, Jorizzo JL, Monu MD, Walker F, Sutej PG. Dermatomyositis with normal muscle enzymes: A single blind study of the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound. Archives of Dermatology. Arch Dermatol 1994;130: 1294-1299. Sutej PG, Farrington N. Cold extremities: Investigation and management of Raynaud's phenomenon – A literature review. J of Southern Orthop Assoc 1996;5:37-45. Sutej PG, Jorizzo JL, White WL, Abernethy JL. Intramuscular gold therapy for young patients with pemphigus vulgaris: A prospective, open, clinical study utilizing a dermatologist/rheumatologist team approach. J Eur Acad Dermatol and Venereol 1995;5:222-8. Housman TS (Department of Dermatology), Jorizzo JL (Department of Dermatology), McCarty MA (Department of Dermatology), Grummer SE (Department of Dermatology), Fleischer AB Jr (Department of Dermatology), Sutej PG (Department of Internal Medicine–Section on Rheumatology): Low-dose thalidomide therapy for refractory cutaneous lesions of lupus erythematosus. Arch Dermatol 2003;139(1):50-54. Colglazier, C.L.; Sutej PG. Laboratory Testing in the Rheumatic Diseases: A Practical Review. Southern Medical Journal . Feb 2005; 98:185-191. Christopher Lee Colglazier; Paul G. Sutej; Kenneth S. O'Rourke. Severe Refractory Fingertip Ulcerations in a patient with Scleroderma; Successful Treatment with Sildenafil Journal of Rheumatology, Nov 2005;32:12"


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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Baragwanath
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baragwanath
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Nc School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sutej's Reviews

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Dr. Sutej's Performance

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Average wait time
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Patient Comments (8)

in Atlanta, GA |
Dr Sutej is excellent! He took his time with me and spent almost an hour reviewing and examining me. I did not feel rushed at all. I was surprised at the amount of time he took to make sure he had the 'whole' picture. He listened to me and what I had to say and explained things to me that my...more
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Atlanta, GA |
GO SOMEWHERE ELSE. Dr. Sutej is my mom's rheumatologist and it has been a terrible experience from the beginning. His staff is completely unorganized and uninformed. My parents live an hour away and wanted to ensure they saw Dr. Sutej for their visits. On my mom's second visit EVER, she was shown...more
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Atlanta, GA |
I received an injection of Prolia for Osteoporosis and experienced an allergic reaction. After about two weeks I finally was able to get an appointment. Dr. Sutez told me he had never seen someone have an allergic reaction and told me to see my Dermatologist. I did my own research and discovered...more
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Roswell, GA |
First, even before I was a patient, the staff worked with me to get my records over and get an appointment fairly quickly. They even called when they had a cancellation. Dr. Sutej has one of the best bedside manner I have ever experienced. I appreciated him not rushing to judgement, and even...more
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in Atlanta, GA |
It's been a few years since I've seen Dr. Sutej. However, I feel a need to let people know about my experience. Arrogance and ego are placed before your health issue. It's more important for Dr. Sutej to be "right" about a diagnosis, than to continue to find the cause of a patients illness. No...more
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Dr. Sutej accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sutej has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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