Dr. Douglas Zusman
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Dr. Zusman

Dr. Douglas Zusman

Sympathectomy Surgeon

Medical school:
Yale University School of Medicine, 1975

Specialty training:
Stanford University Medical Center, 1982-1985
Mass General Hospital 1976-1982

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests:
TMR (Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization)
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Lung Cancer Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Endoscopic Sympathectomy (surgery for Hyperhidrosis)
Minimally Invasive Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery


Dr. Douglas Zusman earned his doctorate of medicine degree at Yale University Medical School, graduating Cum Laude. He served his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Zusman completed his residency in cardiovascular surgery at Stanford University Medical Center as well as a research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery. While at Stanford, Dr. Zusman was Cardiac Transplant Chief Resident. Dr. Zusman has held various significant positions including Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego Medical Center and Co-Director, Cardiac Transplant Program at Sharp Memorial Hospital. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications on cardiac surgery and cardiac transplantation.

Dr. Zusman has devoted his professional career to developing expertise in the latest techniques of cardiothoracic surgery. With an exclusive agreement to practice cardiac/thoracic surgery at Hoag Memorial Hospital, he is committed to providing 24-hour availability for cardiac surgery. This commitment has paid off as Hoag Heart Institute has consistently been ranked #1 in overall heart surgery program performance as well as receiving top marks in the state of California. Dr. Zusman performs hundreds of cardiac and thoracic procedures annualy, using state-of-the-art equipment including minimally invasive endoscopic vein harvesting for cardiac bypass surgery, Eclipse Holmium Laser for transmyocardial laser revascularization. As Chairman of Thoracic Surgery at Hoag Memorial Hospital, Dr. Zusman has developed one of the busiest and highly rated lung cancer surgical programs in the state of California.

Dr. Zusman's professional affiliations include membership as Fellow, American College of Surgeons and Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians. He is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Zusman resides in Orange County.

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About Newport Beach Hyperhidrosis Clinic
Newport Beach Hyperhidrosis Clinic is located in Newport Beach, CA, and serves the surrounding Orange County area. This site is intented to provide background information about hyperhidrosis and excessive sweating. It is thought to be accurate, but does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Dr.'s Raney, Zusman, or Joyo and is not meant to replace an informed discussion with our surgeons. To find out more about surgical treatment for hyperhidrosis, call 877-744-4486 to set up an appointment and discuss your condition with one of our physicians.

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