About Randy Zusman, MD

Randall M. Zusman, M.D. is the Director of the Division of Hypertension at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center 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.

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Locations

Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-7790
Fax: 617-726-7766

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Medical Education

  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Publications

  • Select Publications:

    • 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