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.




Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Vascular Center

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
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
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Foreign Languages
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

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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.

Research & 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

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