Dr. Sullivan assumed his role over Professional Services on January 25, 2019 reporting to Michael Herbert, President and CEO of Delta Dental of Kansas. Dr. Sullivan has executive oversight of Professional Relations and Professional Review and is responsible for setting clinical policies, and overseeing network development, utilization and quality management.
Dr. Sullivan’s career is extensive. He most recently served as the Chief Dental Officer at Envolve Dental. Previously, he served as Director of Professional Services for Delta Dental of California, Dental Director/Clinical Director at Blue Shield of California, Chief Dental Officer at PacifiCare Dental and Vision, as well as Vice President of Sales and Professional Relations at United Concordia Companies, Inc.
Dr. Sullivan received his DDS from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, and his MBA from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Sullivan owned and operated a dental practice that focused on treating patients with obstructive sleep apnea and TMJ disorders. He is currently licensed to practice dentistry in 11 states, including the state of Kansas.
“We are extremely happy to have Dr. Sullivan join our DDKS family,” said Michael Herbert. "His breadth of experiences will help Delta Dental remain the top dental carrier in the state.”