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Q: Why do facelift patients stay overnight in an “off-site” facility?

A: Safety is always my number one priority.  After a full face and neck rejuvenation, I ask that my patients recover in the care of one of my specially trained private-duty nurses at a private facility — instead of in a hospital — so that they are not exposed to people who are sick or otherwise unwell.  Reducing patients’ exposure to germs reduces the risk for infection and provides the best odds at a smoother recovery.

Q: Why are your fees a little higher than other plastic surgeons in the area?

Making the decision to enhance your life through plastic surgery is a very important decision, and one that should not be based on price. As a plastic surgeon certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology (ENT), I understand the importance that safety plays in providing our patients with good surgical outcomes.  Because safety is my number one priority, our surgical procedures take place after much careful planning in our state-licensed private operatory, under the care of a board-certified anesthesiologist who is also a medical doctor.  My objective is to provide my patients with the very best care they could receive anywhere in the world — and that does not come at a low cost.  We do not cut corners when it comes to safety and quality.

Q: What about privacy? Rhode Island is such a small state.

My staff and I are committed to ensuring the privacy of all of our patients. We have a private entrance and waiting area for those patients who wish to remain anonymous.  In addition, our patients undergo their procedures in a state-licensed private operatory that is staffed by private nurses and hand-picked personnel. For our out-of-town patients, we make arrangements with special hotels to ensure patient confidentiality.  We have much experience in planning for these patients, as our patients come from all over the United States and from overseas.


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Dr. Sullivan is happy to announce he has resumed elective surgeries!

We are also now seeing patients in the office again following all guidelines and taking every precaution possible to provide an incredibly safe environment for all patients and staff.

Due to cases being moved back from the spring and the pent up demand for our services we are expecting to be FULLY booked out for the summer soon, limited spots are available. If you have any interest in summer surgery or services, please call us or contact us immediately so we can help you coordinate this before those spots become unavailable. Further, if you are seeking any services or surgery in 2020, we are anticipating an increase in price soon to deal with operating room fee increases.

We are here for any surgical or cosmetic questions you may have. Get in touch with us to see if there is any way we can help you.

We will continue to be here virtually for all those who prefer to have consultations in the comfort of their home.

Our online virtual consultations have been a very popular option for patients from as far away as Asia as well as usual coast to coast patients from New York to California, Oregon to Florida and many in New England.

Our virtual web consultations can be done right in the comfort of your own home, all you need is a secure internet connection and a computer, tablet or smartphone! We have 5 main steps we aim to accomplish with the virtual consultation:

  1. We listen to each patient carefully to establish exactly what it is they are looking for.
  2. We will give instructions to each patient on the specific pictures we will need from them as part of the virtual consultation. We send out sample pictures of just what we need, and the patient can send back their pictures that replicate this.
  3. We have chosen specific before and after photos of Dr Sullivan’s patients in order to show the patients what a prospective patient can expect (note, individual results will vary).
  4. We plan out and together come up with what we think is going to be a superb treatment plan for them.
  5. Finally, we find a time that is best for them that we can get this done.

We welcome you. Please come - we are open & here for you. If you would like to have a VIRTUAL CONSULTATION or an IN PERSON CONSULTATION or have any questions at all, please give us a call at 401-214-5121 or contact us via the website to set up your virtual consultation today!

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Dr Sullivan was recently featured in the Providence Journal. With a high demand worldwide for his services, Dr Sullivan adapts to continuing patients' inquiries with virtual consultations.

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