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Michael  J. Sullivan M.D.

Michael J. Sullivan, M.D.

Area of Practice:
Hand Surgery
Wrist Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Language Spoken: English

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery (ABOS)


Michael J. Sullivan, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgery specialist, practices at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery in Brunswick and St. Simons Island. He earned his medical degree from the University of California at Irvine and completed a general surgical internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He finished a fellowship in hand and wrist surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Sullivan practices general orthopaedics, specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgeries. He utilizes nonsurgical and surgical techniques to treat a variety of conditions, including fracture management, tendon and nerve repair, nerve compression syndromes, tendonitis and all types of arthritis. A talented and dedicated physician, Dr. Sullivan enjoys interacting with patients as well as coordinating patient care with nurses, radiologic and surgical technologists, and physical and occupational therapists to ensure optimal outcomes for his patients.

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Dr. Sullivan joined Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. In addition to his work at the Health System, he is also a clinical assistant professor with the Department of Orthopaedics at Augusta University School of Medicine. When Dr. Sullivan isn’t practicing medicine he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, has three convenient locations. For more information, call 912-466-7340 in Brunswick, 912-466-5570 on St. Simons Island or 912-576-6355 in St. Marys.

Hospital Privileges

Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus

Southeast Georgia Health System-Camden Campus


University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA


University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX