Dr. Joseph D. Sutton

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
Suffern, New York Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Dermatologist
Website: suttondermatology.com External Link
Practice: Joseph D Sutton PC
Hospital: Good Samaritan Hospital
Phone:845-357-1821
Med. School:Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Grad. Year: 1966

Answers Email: N
Online Appt. Scheduling: N
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 26/08/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 2.3 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 7 reviews. Dr. Joseph D. Sutton has a poor overall rating on RateMDs.com. frown

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Dermatologist-related: skin disease, warts, acne, rash, dermatitis, skin tumors, moles, skin cancer, psoriasis
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RID: 5393895
 
20/04/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' rating (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 3.9  Respond
RID: 1751350
17/03/12 4 4 4 4 Have been a regular for years.DrvSutton has always been courteous and professional.Staff are also friendly and helpful.With my Irish skin,I see him a lot! 
Insurance: CIGNA
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RID: 839458
23/03/09 2 1 1 1 Missed the diagnosis of MRSA. On top of that, he called me worrier. Enough said. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
Paid (or co-pay): $100
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RID: 837446
20/03/09 5 5 1 1 I am of African descent with light brown skin. I am also the AVP of a bank and I’m completing my Master’s at NJIT. I visited Dr. Sutton after being diagnosed with Milia. He examined me and said maybe some type of acid could remove them. I asked him “no scaring?” and he assured me no scars. Then he said that he needed to take a biopsy to check for cancer. I have no family traits for cancer and I have never sun-bathed. I thought maybe he was going to use NAB or maybe a needle to remove some of the boils. I was asked to lie down and close my eyes. The anesthesia was administered, I felt some pulling and a band-aid was placed on my cheek. I was shocked when I removed the band-aid to see that he had removed a triangular size piece of flesh from my face and left me with a ¼” inch gaping scar under my eye. The psychological toll is immense. I often wonder if he would have done this to his own son. I do not have cancer, and pray that his next patient will have a more pleasant experience. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 449403
24/11/07 5 3 4 4 My family has been seeing Dr. Sutton for several years now. He is always very helpful and polite. 
Insurance: Aetna
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RID: 351643
22/06/07 2 1 2 Made diagnosis without looking at extent and location of my skin rash--I had to ask him to look. His demeanor caused me to feel very uneasy, uncomfortable, and defensive: did not greet me upon entering room, asked very personal questions with door open (I had to ask him to close door), stated that I had wasted his time. 
Insurance: Aetna
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RID: 71269
15/12/06 3 1 1 This doctor's office seemed like a deli. There were a ton of patients all scheduled close to each other and the doctor relied upon nurses to take histories and write prescriptions. As a result, he spent less than 1 minute in the exam room and completely dismissed my concerns. It was truly like a deli..."now serving"...not a very caring environment. The doctor doesn't even do full skin exams like most thorough dermatologists would. A waste of time and money. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
Paid (or co-pay): $30
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