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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Sussmann graduated with honors from Brown University and received her M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed Harvard's combined residency program in pediatrics and adult internal medicine at Children's Hospital of Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Sussmann co-founded the Sharewood Clinic, a free medical clinic for Boston's un- and under-insured populations. Dr. Sussmann received the Children's Hospital of Boston award for excellence in clinical teaching, the New England Pediatric Society Prize and the Tufts Medical School Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service. Dr. Sussmann is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She joined our practice in 2003.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Sussman is awesome. After a bad experience with our last pediatrician, Dr. Sussman made us realize what we had been missing. She created a thorough mental health plan for my son and spent about an hour reviewing his history and concerns with us. She even gave him permission to call her himself if he ever needed anything. She is truly the epitome of what a great bedside manner looks like, caring, informative and respectful.
So far we have a good impression.
Dr. Sussmann was everything I was looking for when switching practices for our 7 month old daughter. She is warm and gentle with my daughter, patient and flexible with me, and up to date on the latest research and recommendations. She gave us a lot of time and offered practical advice on flu shots, starting solids, and sleeping. I'm very happy with our experience with Dr. Sussmann and the rest of the staff in her office.
Dr. Sussmann was very thorough, explain everything in great details, tried all possible tests before diagnosis. Very happy with this doctor and the team.