Andrew J. Sussman, MD
Andrew J. Sussman, MD, is president of MinuteClinic and senior vice president and associate chief medical officer of CVS Caremark. MinuteClinic is the largest retail clinic provider in the United States, with 600 retail healthcare centers located in CVS/pharmacy stores across 25 states. MinuteClinic has provided medical care to more than 13 million patients.
Under Dr. Sussman's leadership, MinuteClinic has expanded its range of clinical services and formed strategic affiliations with more than 20 leading health-care systems to improve patients' access to high-quality medical treatment. Since 2011, MinuteClinic has added over 150 new clinics and has announced plans to open an additional 400 clinics by 2016.
Prior to joining MinuteClinic in 2009, Dr. Sussman was executive vice president and chief operating officer of UMass Memorial Medical Center, and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He was responsible for all clinical services and daily operations at UMass Memorial, an 800-bed academic medical center that is the major teaching affiliate of the medical school.
Before joining UMass Memorial in 2004, Dr. Sussman served as chief medical officer of the Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization, a multi-specialty academic physician practice composed of 800 Harvard Medical School faculty members practicing at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Sussman is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School as well as the Boston Univer-sity School of Management. He has published work on health systems, quality improvement, medical management, and healthcare finance. He has been listed among "America's Best Doctors."