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Dr. Walter I Sussman, DO
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Dr. Walter I Sussman, DO

Regenerative Medicine Specialist

5.0

(49)
Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Walter Sussman is board certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation with fellowship training in sports medicine. Dr. Sussman manages both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, and offers non-surgical alternatives to orthopedic surgery/conditions, including platelet rich plasma (PRP), stem cell injections and Tenex. Dr. Sussman graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford Maine, before completing his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University, where he served as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Emory University where he provided covered for the Atlanta Dream WNBA team, Georgia Tech athletics, and Emory University athletics. Dr. Sussman now serves as the Head Team Physician for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and provides care for many of the local high schools. He is a clinical Assistant Professor at the Tufts University and is engaged in resident education. Dr. Sussman has published multiple book chapters and articles in medical journals, including on regenerative medicine, chronic tendon injuries, Tenex and concussion management. Dr. Sussman takes pride in promoting the patient experience, and tailoring the treatment to fit each patient. Dr. Sussman has a clinical interest in the use of ultrasound to diagnose musculoskeletal injuries and regenerative medicine, with a focus on using minimally invasive procedures including platelet rich plasma (PRP), stem cell injections and Tenex. Commonly treated conditions include arthritis, chronic tennis or golfers’ elbow, trigger finger, rotator cuff tears, calcific tendonitis, hip bursitis, patella tendonitis, Achilles tendonitis, Haglund deformity, and plantar fasciitis. Dr. Sussman also manages acute sports injuries and has completed specialized training in sports-related concussions.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Regenerative Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    St. Vincent Hospital (Internship)

    Emory University (Residency)

    Emory University (Fellowship)

    Medical Degree - University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Sussman's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Boston Sports and Biologics

    20 Walnut St.

    Suite 14 - First floor

    Wellesley, MA 02481

    (781) 591-7855

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    Boston Sports and Biologics

    20 Walnut St

    Suite 14 -First floor

    Wellesley, MA 02481

    (781) 591-7855

    Get Directions

    Ratings & Reviews

    Rating Star

    5.0

    Overall rating

    Based on 49 reviews

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    Office Experience

    99% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    Attentiveness

    99% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    84% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    99% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Walter Sussman an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sussman has been rated and reviewed by 49 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Sussman, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Recognitions

    Publications

    Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine

    Springer, October 2017

    Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2e

    Elsevier, July 2016

    Advanced Concepts in Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease

    Springer, October 2015

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Walter Sussman accepting new patients?

    Yes, Walter Sussman is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Walter Sussman offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Sussman's office at (781) 591-7855 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Walter Sussman offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Sussman's office at (781) 591-7855 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Walter Sussman speak?

    Walter Sussman speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Walter Sussman have?

    Walter Sussman is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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