Susan Yussman, M.D., M.P.H.

Susan Yussman, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 690
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2964

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Patient Care Bio

Susan Yussman, MD, MPH, board-certified in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, cares for 12-25 year olds with a range of adolescent issues including eating disorders, weight management, contraception, STD screening/prevention, anxiety, and depression.

Dr. Yussman serves as the Medical Director of Threshold Center for Alternative Youth Services and is the collaborating physician for three school-based health centers in high schools throughout the Rochester City School District.

Awards & Honors (Local)

2010 Forty Under 40 Award | Rochester Business Journal | Rochester,NY 2010
National Leadership Conference Nominee | Academic Pediatrics Association 2008
Young Investigator Award | Ambulatory Pediatrics Association 2004
Research Development Award | Strong Children's Research Center 2004
Osher Award for best presentation in Health Science Research | International Scientific Conf. on CAM Research | Boston, MA 2002
Rose Award for Outstanding Service Excellence from Patients | Portland, OR 2000
Tim Lee Carter Award for Service | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1997
Israel Muss Memorial Award for Scholarliness and Humanism, | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1996
National Student Essay Competition, Honorable Mention | AOA 1995
Linker Human Relations Award for Voluntarism | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1994
Janet M. Glasgow Essay Award | American Medical Women's Association 1994
Scholarship | Southern Medical Association 1993
Bemis Traveling Scholarship to Europe | Research in London, England 1992
Mortarboard National Senior Honorary | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1992 - 1993
Junior Leadership Honorary | Chimes, Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1991 - 1992
Golden Key National Honor Society | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1990 - 1992
Belding Alumni Scholarship | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1989 - 1983

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Center for Community Health


Adolescent Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MPH | Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry2003
MD | Medicine | University of Louisville School of Medicine1997
BA | English Literature | Washington University1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2000 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University School of Med07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998