Podiatrist - Virginia Beach
1700 Pleasure House Rd
Suite 101 - 102
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
757-363-3338
Fax 757-363-3453

From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Robert Sullivan DPM is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.

What Sets Us Apart
Dr. Sullivan graduated from Temple University and received his medical degree from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1981. He completed his residency as a chief resident in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Osteopathic Medical Center in Philadelphia in 1986. He served in the United States Navy from 1981 to 1992; both on active and reserve duty status.

Dr. Sullivan is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and has been Board Certified in foot and ankle surgery since 1985. His sub-specialty is reconstructive and limb-salvage surgery. Dr. Sullivan is also an assistant professor of surgery (Clinical) at Eastern Virginia Medical School and has lectured nationally and internationally on reconstructive surgery of the foot. He has served as president of the Hampton Roads Podiatric Medical Association and as a board member of the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association.

Recently, he completed a two-year term as chairman of the Department of Surgery and member of the Medical Executive Committee at Sentara Bayside Hospital. Currently he is a member of the Credentialing Committee for Sentara Bayside and the New Princess Anne Hospitals.

  • Achilles Tendon
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
  • Athletes Foot
  • Bunions
  • Calluses
  • Corns
  • Crush Injuries
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Flat Feet
  • Fungus Toenails
  • Geriatric Foot Care
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Spurs
  • Infections
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Injuries
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Warts
  • Wounds
  • Medical

 

Ankle Sprains
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...

Bunions
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...

Flat Feet
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...

Hammertoes
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...

Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...

Heel Spurs
Plantar Fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...

Corns
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.Read More...

Athlete's Foot
A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. Read More...