Diagnostic Ultrasound • Tenex • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) • Sonex • Minimally Invasive Treatments
Dr. Walter Sussman is dual board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. Dr. Sussman manages both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, and offers non-surgical alternatives to orthopedic surgery/conditions. His clinical interests include regenerative medicine, with a focus on using minimally invasive procedures including platelet rich plasma (PRP), regenerative cell injections and Tenex. Commonly treated conditions include arthritis, chronic tennis or golfers’ elbow, rotator cuff tears, hip bursitis, patella tendonitis, Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Sussman co-authored The Atlas of Interventional Orthopedics textbook to help teach other physicians about ultrasound guided injections, minimally invasive ultrasound guided percutaneous surgical procedures and regenerative procedures. Dr. Sussman has also published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on ultrasound guided percutaneous surgical procedures, regenerative procedures, nerve hydrodissection and concussion management. He is a national leader in the field of regenerative medicine serving as a Board Member for the Interventional Orthobiologic Foundation (IOF) and is a member of the American Academy of PM&R Biologics Working group. He now serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation for Tufts University School of Medicine and University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Sussman completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Sussman then completed a fellowship in non-operative Sports Medicine at Emory University where he provided coverage for the Atlanta Dream WNBA team, Georgia Tech athletics, and Emory University athletics. Dr. Sussman has served locally as the Head Team Physician for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and has worked with athletes from all recreational levels from high school to professional athletes.
Dr. David Norton completed his residency in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (OMM). He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and completed his Internship and Residency in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at Manchester Memorial Hospital in Manchester, Connecticut. His clinical interests include osteopathic manipulative medicine, shockwave (ECSW) therapy, and regenerative medicine. Commonly treated conditions include neck and back pain, arthritis, chronic tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Norton is a Massachusetts native and his family and friends drew him back to the east coast. Prior to medical school, Dr. Norton attended Connecticut College where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology. Dr. Norton is a former collegiate ice hockey player, and has played hockey internationally with the United States of America National Team.
Erek Latzka, MD, RMSK, is dual board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. He manages acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, and offers non-operative alternatives to orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound (same day results without waiting for an MRI), orthobiologic injections such as platelet rich plasma (PRP), and ultrasound guided procedures (such as ultrasound guided carpal tunnel & trigger finger releases, and tenotomy with ultrasound guided using the Tenex device).
Dr. Latzka grew up locally, graduating from Hudson High School where he was class valedictorian and captain of the varsity football and track & field teams. He left Massachusetts to attend UNC Chapel Hill, where he threw javelin for the track & field team. He returned to Boston and received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. For his PM&R residency, he attended the University of Washington, considered the field’s top residency in the U.S. He remained in Seattle for his non-operative sports medicine fellowship at Swedish Medical Center, followed by 5 years as an attending physician and clinical assistant professor with the University of Washington. There, he directed the diagnostic ultrasound curriculum for their sports medicine fellowships, and in 2022 received the department’s outstanding teacher award.
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