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Craig R Sussman, MD


Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

4.9 4.9 569 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1976
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979


MD - Temple University, 1973
Chief Residency - Temple University Hospital, 1977
Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1979
Residency - Temple University Hospital, 1976


1215 21st Avenue South
Suite 6134
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Very good.
Patient | February 7, 2017

Dr. Sussman truly cares about his patients. He will research and find a way to make sure that he patients are healthy and happy. He is a wonderful doctor.
Patient | January 24, 2017

doctor Sussman is an excellent physician
Patient | January 23, 2017

Dr. Sussman is outstanding - knowledgeable, compassionate.
Patient | January 20, 2017

Cannot do better than Dr. Sussman. I have had other doctor but no one as good as he.
Patient | January 19, 2017

As always my visit was very good.
Patient | January 19, 2017

Dr. Sussman is an excellent care giver. He explains his treatment decisions with me. He respects my opinions.
Patient | December 30, 2016

Dr. Sussman was extremely thorough and even picked up on me needing a biopsy that my other doctors had overlooked.
Patient | December 28, 2016

Dr. Sussman is exceptional in all aspects of his responsibilities; always makes me comfortable.
Patient | December 28, 2016

I have seen Dr. Sussman since 1997 he is an excellent doctor.
Patient | December 21, 2016

Dr. Sussman is the epitome of what all medical students should aspire to be; a physician who combines the necessary skills and knowledge with genuine caring about his patients.
Patient | December 20, 2016

Dr. Sussman is wonderful & I have utmost faith in trusting him with my health.
Patient | December 16, 2016

Dr. Sussman rocks! What else can I say... he is hands down THE best there is!
Patient | December 12, 2016

Dr. Sussman is a wonderful person and the best physician in our area. I highly recommend him to everyone.
Patient | December 12, 2016

has made a huge difference in my health.
Patient | November 14, 2016

Dr. Craige Sussman has been my Doctor since 1995. I am thankful to have Him as my Doctor.
Patient | November 7, 2016

as I previously stated there is no one any better than Dr.Sussman! he is respected and revered by his staff and patients and throughout the hospital.... He has much to be shared with others for training. The best!
Patient | November 1, 2016

Provider took a phone call during our conversation and did not come back for about 15 minutes.
Patient | October 31, 2016

Get serious about trivia, Thanks
Patient | October 31, 2016

Dr Sussman was excellent!
Patient | October 31, 2016

Very positive experiences.
Patient | October 29, 2016

In my view Craig Sussman sets the standard of what a Internist should be in terms of patient care, concern, respect and professionalism. He is the best!
Patient | October 24, 2016

He is the best in my book!
Patient | October 18, 2016

Every one was very kind and caring.
Patient | October 14, 2016

Awesome doctor, but horrible with time
Patient | October 10, 2016

Dr. Sussman is a dedicated professional and so knowledgeable in his field. Excellent doctor.
Patient | September 30, 2016

An excellent physician! interested in my health & well being.
Patient | September 28, 2016

I have been a patient of Dr. Sussman for over 25 years now. I consider him to be one of the most caring, knowledgeable, qualified, doctors I have ever known. Vanderbilt is lucky to have him.
Patient | September 3, 2016

Excellent patient-physician communication, thorough, attentive, respectful, knowledge, personalized care, appropriate care.
Patient | August 30, 2016

I love Dr. Sussman - Most CARING, gentle, amazingly wonderful bedside manner. Extremely KNOWLEDGEABLE.
Patient | August 26, 2016

Dr Sussman is a wonderful Doctor.
Patient | August 23, 2016

Dr. Sussman is the best!
Patient | August 3, 2016

I left a doctor who was negligent & I knew Dr. Sussman would never disappoint me!
Patient | August 2, 2016

I have never met another provider like Dr. Craig Sussman. He is a hero!!
Patient | August 1, 2016

Patient | August 1, 2016

Very good.
Patient | July 30, 2016

great doctor
Patient | July 27, 2016

I recommend Dr. Sussman all the time, but I don't think that he's taking new patients.
Patient | July 25, 2016

Outstanding doctor.
Patient | July 18, 2016

Dr. Sussman has made a huge difference in helping me control my diabetes.
Patient | July 18, 2016

I have recommended Mr. Sussman to my friends.
Patient | July 5, 2016

He was late because of a meeting that ran over I left because he got a call on his cell phone -
Patient | July 2, 2016

wonderful doctor! he is the best!
Patient | June 22, 2016

Excellent Excellent Excellent
Patient | June 20, 2016

Dr. Sussman, is an exemplary Doctor, of the highest standard.
Patient | June 20, 2016

dr.sussman is super
Patient | June 13, 2016

I trust Dr. Sussman. He never seems to be in a hurry. He takes his time.
Patient | June 8, 2016

Craig Sussman is an outstanding physician. Dr. Sussman is the best possible care provider I could hope for.
Patient | June 8, 2016

Dr. Sussman has been a great doctor for me for all the years that I have been seeing him!
Patient | June 1, 2016

Patient | May 30, 2016

always listens and keeps me well informed
Patient | May 30, 2016

Patient | May 24, 2016

Dr. Sussman and I go way back. I trust him completely with my health care.
Patient | May 2, 2016

Patient | May 1, 2016

Earlier comments reflected how the Dr's have greatly improved my quality of life.
Patient | May 1, 2016

Dr. Sussman is by leaps and bounds the best physician I've ever experienced. He is extremely thorough, spends an incredible amount of time with me, duplicates his nurses pre-visit routine and Q&A, and takes time to get to know his patients on a personal level. I recommend him to everyone I know has Diabetes.
Patient | May 1, 2016

Love Dr. Sussman & have recommended him to several people.
Patient | April 28, 2016

Dr.Sussman is the doctor everyone would want to have with the upmost caring and knowledge.
Patient | April 25, 2016

Outstanding and very professional. They are the greatest.
Patient | April 1, 2016

An exceptional doctor
Patient | April 1, 2016

Dr. Craig Sussman has been my Primary Physician for thirty years.
Patient | March 3, 2016

Very good experience on this visit. Earlier visits for my problem did not go as well. I experienced severe pains over a period of several months and previously was unable to get my provider to move forward with what needed to happen to get results and improvement.
Patient | February 22, 2016

Excellent physician. The best.
Patient | February 22, 2016

Dr. Craig Swanson is an excellent doctor.
Patient | February 19, 2016

We always feel that Dr. Sussman cares about us and improving our health is always his concern and passion.
Patient | February 16, 2016

Dr . Sussman is very patient , explains everything, spends as much time as needed, and calls your home to check on how you are feeling. He's an excellent Doctor!
Patient | February 15, 2016

Again, Dr. Sussman is why I'm still at Vanderbilt as I had BCBS (PPO) Advantage and they withdrew from Vanderbilt for 2016. So due to Dr. Sussman, I changed insurance providers in order to stay with him and conversely Vanderbilt.
Patient | February 15, 2016

Dr. Sussman is an excellent physician who cares about his patients.
Patient | February 10, 2016

I have recommended him to several people over the years.
Patient | February 1, 2016

I have 100% confidence in Dr. Sussman.
Patient | January 29, 2016

Dr Sussman is a wonderful Dr to both me and my wife. Very professional, knowledgeable and thorough, Have and would continue to recommend him but I think his practice is now closed to new patients.
Patient | January 18, 2016

I always receive excellent care - I could not have received better care anywhere else. MD always answers my questions thoroughly.
Patient | January 15, 2016

I am on several medications for chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure. Dr. Sussman has been very good about recommending flu and shingles shots, etc. I have been fortunate that I have not had the normal maladies, such as colds and/or flu. My
Patient | January 12, 2016

Dr. Sussman has cared for me since 1983 and I can't remember any bad experiences. He has always been a professional with a caring heart. I can't imagine any other doctor taking his place.
Patient | January 12, 2016

Dr. Sussman is one of the most caring, understanding, and helpful doctors I've seen.
Patient | January 4, 2016