Marc Steven Sussman, M.D.

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  • Cardiovascular Surgical ICU
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery


Bronchoscopy, Cardiac Surgery, Chest Wall Diseases, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Diseases, Lung Cancer, Lung Diseases, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Pleural Diseases, Thoracic Surgery more

Research Interests

Outcomes in Thoracic Surgery

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2800
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-3891
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Marc Sussman, M.D. received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After completing a residency in surgery and fellowships in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery he returned to Johns Hopkins as assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Sussman's expertise includes lung, esophageal and chest wall diseases. His research focuses on outcomes following thoracic surgery. more


  • Cardiovascular Surgical ICU
  • Intensivist
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1984)


  • General Surgery; New York University Medical Center (1991)


  • Surgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; New York University Medical Center (1993)
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery) (1992)
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care) (2013)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery) (1994)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Post W S; Goldschmidt-Clermont P J; Wilhide C C; Heldman A W; Sussman M S; Ouyang P; Milliken E E; Issa J P. Methylation of the estrogen receptor gene is associated with aging and atherosclerosis in the cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular research 1999;43(4):985-91.

Chang PP, Sussman MS, Conte JV, Grega MA, Schulman SP, Gerstenblith G, Wang NY, Capriotti A, Weiss JL. Postoperative ventricular function and cardiac enzymes after on-pump versus off-pump CABG surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2002 May 1;89(9):1107-10.

Chong T, Alejo DE, Greene PS, Redmond JM, Sussman MS, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE. Cardiac valve replacement in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Aug;76(2):478-80; discussion 480-1.

Bethea BT, Salazar JD, Grega MA, Doty JR, Fitton TP, Alejo DE, Borowicz LM Jr, Gott VL, Sussman MS, Baumgartner WA. Determining the utility of temporary pacing wires after coronary artery bypass surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Jan;79(1):104-7.

Demmy TL, Nwogu CE, Sussman MS. Triangular retractor facilitates minimally invasive lobectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Jun;129(6):1454-5.

Brock MV, Hooker CM, Yung R, Guo M, Han Y, Ames SE, Chang D, Yang SC, Mason D, Sussman MS, Baylin SB, Herman JG. Can we improve the cytologic examination of malignant pleural effusions using molecular analysis? Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Oct;80(4):1241-7.

Roseborough GS, Murphy KP, Barker PB, Sussman M. Correction of symptomatic cerebral malperfusion due to acute type I aortic dissection by transcarotid stenting of the innominate and carotid arteries. J Vasc Surg. 2006 Nov;44(5):1091-6.

Sciortino CM, Mundinger GS, Kuwayama DP, Yang SC, Sussman MS. Case report: treatment of severe subcutaneous emphysema with a negative pressure wound therapy dressing. Eplasty. 2009;9:e1. Epub 2009 Jan 7.

Meguid RA, Hooker CM, Taylor JT, Kleinberg LR, Cattaneo SM, Sussman MS, Yang SC, Heitmiller RF, Forastierre AA, Brock MV. Recurrence after neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgery for esophageal cancer: does the pattern of recurrence differ for patients with complete response and those with partial or no response? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Dec;138(6):1309-17.

Meguid Robert A; Hooker Craig M; Harris James; Xu Li; Westra William H; Sherwood J Timothy; Sussman Marc; Cattaneo Stephen M; Shin James; Cox Solange; Christensen Joani; Prints Yelena; Yuan Nance; Zhang Jennifer; Yang Stephen C; Brock Malcolm V. Long-term survival outcomes by smoking status in surgical and nonsurgical patients with non-small cell lung cancer: comparing never smokers and current smokers. Chest 2010;138(3):500-9.

Activities & Honors


  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
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