CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSBernard Lawrence Sussman, M.D.Contact InformationLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 687Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor Emeritus - Department of Medicine , Palliative Care (SMD) BiographyDr. Sussman is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center and served as chief resident of the Associated Hospitals Program in Internal Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Palliative Care and Hospice Medicine. Areas of professional interest include education of medical residents, medical ethics, palliative and hospice care, and primary care internal medicine. He is a former medical director of the Jewish Home of Rochester and served as founding chairperson of the medical ethics and consultation service at The Genesee Hospital. Dr. Sussman currently divides his professional activities between primary care medical practice, medical resident education, and consultation as a member of the Palliative Care Division of Strong Memorial Hospital.CredentialsEducation1970BA | Sarah Lawrence CollegePhysiology1977MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical SciencesMedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1978 - 06/30/1981Residency at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1977 - 06/30/1978Internship at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards1991 - 1995Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching Fellowship AwardSponsor: University of Rochester1991Clinical Faculty Teaching AwardSponsor: Primary Care Internal Med, Univ of Roch1986Frederick Anderson Teaching AwardSponsor: The Genesee Hospital1980Lawrence E. Young Bood Award, Recognized for ExcellenceSponsor: University of Rochester, Associated Hosp. Prog. in Internal MedVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles1997Slifkin RF, Charytan C. "Ethical issues related to the provision or denial of renal services to non-citizens." Seminars in dialysis.. 1997 10(3):173-5. 7/15/1994Quill TE, Barold SS, Sussman BL. "Discontinuing an implantable cardioverter defibrillator as a life-sustaining treatment." The American journal of cardiology.. 1994 Jul 15; 74(2):205-7. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Bernard Lawrence Sussman, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Bernard Lawrence Sussman, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.