Dr. O’Sullivan is a native to the Gulf Coast area and spent much of his childhood in New Orleans. He is one of five children, and his mother’s family is originally from New Orleans. His father was an Irish immigrant. After completing high school in Pascagoula, Mississippi, he pursued a degree in biomedical and civil engineering, which subsequently allowed him to join the Peace Corps where he worked assisting in water resource engineering in rural areas of Thailand.
After returning to the United States, he helped run the family’s seafood business after the unexpected death of his father. Once the business was stabilized, he began to pursue his medical career. Dr. O’Sullivan attended medical school in Jackson, Mississippi, where he met his future wife. Following completion of medical school, he received his ophthalmology training in Jackson, Mississippi, followed by a retinal fellowship at LSU. This period of specialized training occurred shortly after Katrina and allowed Dr. O’Sullivan the opportunity to travel across the state of Louisiana providing retina care.
Dr. O’Sullivan currently lives in New Orleans with his wife and three kids and serves on the board of the Lighthouse Louisiana, a non-profit organization organized to assist the visually impaired.
Dr. O’Sullivan feels that he can provide consistent care and offer immediate availability to his patients. Dr. O’Sullivan considers himself a hardworking and loyal physician. He truly and deeply cares about his patients and their vision. Their quality of life is paramount to him. As a result, he has developed close bonds with his patients and their families.
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