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Dr. Michael J Sullivan Is this you?

About Dr. Michael J Sullivan

Dr. Michael J Sullivan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kingsport, TN. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael J Sullivan is Good. Dr. Michael J Sullivan has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael J Sullivan is 2.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sullivan Digestive Center

2204 Pavilion Dr Ste 108
Kingsport, TN 37660
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Specialties

Dr. Michael J Sullivan has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Celiac Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Colonoscopy

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One Star

I went to Dr Sullivan for 2 yrs with left side pain he did test but I got no better I told him I needed surgery for someone to look and see what was wrong I had surgery schedule twice and he talk to the Drs and then they refuse to fo it it had me on linzess 290 and told me ij would be in it the rest of my life than God for Dr Steptoe who sent me to Cleveland Clinic they done tes t found out my stomach wasn't emptying right and my bowel was slow and I had gastrophesis on March 7 I had my colon removed my large ok intestine they took my gallbladder which was full of stones no one ever thought to ck that and my appendix they left enough to do a reversal in July or August I thank God every day for Dr Costa and his team I would have died if I hadn't of found them when I did I had feces that had been packed in me for a very long time I am on the mend looking forward to have my reversal if things aren't going the way u think speak up do quit ask questions and get a second opinion I will never go back to Dr Sullivan I gave him two yrs of my life that I could have enjoyed so please think twice about it

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Don't waste your time.

I had problems after an endoscopy. They have done absolutely nothing to help me. I still can't eat or drink without choking. I'm not even able to keep enough fluids down to stay hydrated. Dr. Sullivan himself is nice but his nurse practitioner, Shane Barger, is an idiot. He must be new because he seems to know nothing about GI issues. Don't waste your time or money going to see him. You will not get anything done. It's pointless to even try.

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Never on 5 years saw him on an office. Only for 2-3 minutes prior to a procedure

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One Star

My experience with Dr Sullivan is one I hope to forget. He ordered meds and antibiotics and then never followed up on how I was doing. He told me to maintain a gluten free diet but I wasn't even in one. His bedside manor was uncaring. For my endoscope I felt like cattle being rushed in an out of a milk parlor. While waiting in a packed waiting room one of his nurses came out and said we don't care how long it take non of the staff will take lunch till we get you all completed . I was rushed back given an IV and then sat in a waiting room for 15 mins. Totally unclean and unprofessional. He didn't explain what was going on before my scope or what to expect right after my endoscope my throat felt worse after my scope and I could swallow the pain was so sever I couldn't even swallow spit, I was in tears and had to beg them to help me with something for the pain. He couldn't explain why I was having pain. I was told just go to the ER. Four days later still in pain called his office they said we can't help you your pain is from nothing we did go to the ER. I would Never recommend anyone going to him I would rather go to my horses vet.

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  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1979

  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael J Sullivan accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Sullivan Digestive Center, 2204 Pavilion Dr Ste 108, Kingsport, TN
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