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Randall Mark (Randy) Zusman, MD

Director, Division of Hypertension

Randall Mark Zusman, MD, is director of the division of hypertension at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

  • Phone: 617-726-7790
Department of Medicine


  • Heart Center
  • Heart Valve Program
  • Non-invasive Cardiology
  • Coronary Artery Disease Program
  • General Clinical Cardiology
  • Vascular Center
  • Cardiology/Vascular Medicine
Clinical Interests
High blood pressure - Hypertension
Cardiovascular risk reduction
Preventive cardiology
Peripheral artery disease
Coronary artery disease
Angina pectoris
Atrial fibrillation
Hypercholerterolemia - High cholesterol
Resistant Hypertension
Vascular disease
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Randall M. Zusman, M.D. is the Director of the Division of Hypertension at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Consultant in Cardiology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Zusman has recently been designated a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Zusman's primary clinical interests are in the evaluation and treatment of patients with hypertension (high blood pressure), hypercholesterolemia, atrial fibrillation, and angina pectoris, and in cardiac risk reduction strategies.

Dr. Zusman received his M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Zusman completed his internship, residencies and chief residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed fellowships at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and in the Cardiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Michigan, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, in 1969.


Dusek, J, Hibberd, P, Buczynski B, Chang B, Johnston J, Dusek K, Wohlhueter A, Zusman, R, Benson, H. Reduced Systolic Blood Pressure and Reduction of Antihypertensive Medications with Relaxation Response Training; J Alternative Comp Med, 2008: 14(2): 129-138.

Macklin, E, Wayne P, Kalish, L, Valaskatgis, P, Thompson J, Pian Smith, M, Zhang Q, Stevens S, Goertz C, Prineas R, Buczynski B, Zusman, R Stop Hypertension with the Acupuncture Research Program, Hypertension 2006; 48: 838-845

Zusman, RM Hypertension: Controlling the "silent killer". Special Health Report from the Harvard Medical School. 2009; Harvard Health Pub Group

New hypertension guidelines could lower use of blood pressure medications

Randall Zusman, MD, director of the division of hypertension at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center responds to the new hypetension guidelines published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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In recognition of American Heart Month, MGH physicians share their tips for the best ways to "love your heart."

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