includes internships in internal medicine and surgery at Johannesburg General Hospital and senior house office positions in medicine and pediatrics at St. Charles' Hospital in London. Following his time in England, Dr. Sussman completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Louis University Hospital in Missouri where he also served as chief resident. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Sussman clinical interests cover all aspects of liver disease. His research interests include assessment and management of acute liver failure, artificial liver support, new agents to treat viral hepatitis and complications of advanced cirrhosis.