Dr. Walter Sussman is 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), stem 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 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 now serves as the Head Team Physician for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.