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
- Coronary Artery Disease Program
- General Clinical Cardiology
- Heart Valve Program
- Non-invasive Cardiology
- 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
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- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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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
Relaxation response therapy may reduce blood pressure by altering expression of a distinct set of genes
A study by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine identified genes associated with the body’s response to relaxation techniques and sheds light on the molecular mechanisms by which these interventions may work to lower blood pressure.
Randall Zusman, MD, director of the Division of Hypertension at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, recommends tips to be prepared for the cold weather.
In recognition of American Heart Month, MGH physicians share their tips for the best ways to "love your heart."
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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