Dr. Stephen R. Sullivan, MD, MPH


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Dr. Sullivan is a board certified Boston Mass area Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, fellowship trained Craniomaxillofacial Surgeon, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

A native of Montana, he received his BA degree (Maxima cum Laude) from Carroll College and was elected to the Delta Epsilon Sigma national academic honor society. Dr. Sullivan earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

He continued his training in Seattle, first as a Research Fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, then as a General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery resident at the University of Washington. He was a Fellow in Craniomaxillofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and was appointed Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School.

He also earned a Masters of Public Health from Harvard University’s School of Public Health and completed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship while working for Partners in Health in Cange, Haiti. Before returning to Harvard Medical School and joining Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital in Cambridge, Dr. Sullivan was an Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Brown University, Section Co-Chief of the Division of Craniofacial Surgery, and Co-Director of The Cleft and Craniofacial Center. Dr. Sullivan is the recipient of many awards in plastic surgery, research, and education. He has been listed among the “best plastic surgeons” by Castle Connolly and honored in Boston magazine Top Docs™.

Dr. Sullivan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He has authored over 60 articles in journals such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New England Journal of Medicine, The Breast Journal, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, and Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal. He enjoys a broad plastic surgery practice, with a special interest in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face such as, facelift and neck lift, reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery such as breast reconstruction and breast lift, craniofacial reconstruction for conditions such as cleft lip and cleft palate and facial trauma, and body contouring such as tummy tuck and liposuction. If you are considering plastic surgery, consider Dr. Sullivan, one of the leading plastic and cosmetic surgeons in the Boston and Cambridge areas.

Awards and Honors

Dr. Sullivan has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout his career:

  • Boston magazine’s Top Docs™ 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Brown University, 2015
  • America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, Inc., 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Most Outstanding Presentation, 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2005
  • Most Outstanding Presentation, Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle Surgical Society, 2005
  • Most Outstanding Presentation, 44th Annual Scientific Meeting Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2006
  • Most Outstanding Presentation, 46th Annual Scientific Meeting Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, awarded to co-author, 2008
  • Award for Public Service, Hospital Association of Rhode Island, 2010
  • Best Clinical Research Project, 6th Annual Summer Showcase, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, awarded to medical student mentee, 2013
  • Outstanding Presentation, 22nd Annual Hospital Research Celebration Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, awarded to medical student mentee, 2014
  • Outstanding Presentation, 22nd Annual Hospital Research Celebration Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, awarded to undergraduate student mentee, 2014
  • Most Outstanding Presentation, Brown University Undergraduate Computer Science Research Symposium, awarded to undergraduate student mentee, 2015
  • Most Outstanding Abstract, Annual Brown University Global Health Research Day, awarded to medical student mentee, 2016
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Board Certification

Dr. Sullivan is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgery board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

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Professional Organizations

A Cambridge area and Boston plastic surgery specialist with an outstanding reputation, Dr. Sullivan is a member of these professional organizations:

Dr. Sullivan working in Haiti with Partners in Health

After finishing plastic surgery training, Dr. Sullivan completed a global surgery fellowship and worked in Cange, Haiti with Partners in Health and Zanmi Lasante. There, he worked with some of the finest people and provider s in the world. Shown above with fellow Haitian surgeons, anesthetists, and nurses in Cange.

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