Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplantation
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director, Project ECHO
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


Residency in Internal Medicine from St. Louis University Hospital
M.B.B.Ch. from University Of Witwatersrand
Fellowship in Gastroenterology from Washington University School of Medicine


Transplant Hepatology
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver disease
  • Liver cancer
  • Artificial liver support

Professional Statement

Dr. Norman L. Sussman is an active member of Baylor St. Luke’s Liver Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology. His clinical interests cover all aspects of liver disease, and 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.

Dr. Sussman is leading an effort to improve medical resources in rural and underserved communities in Texas using a videoconference outreach model. He is also collaborating with a biotechnology company to test a different bio-artificial liver in people with acute liver failure.

Selected Publications


American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American Gastroenterological Association
American Federation for Clinical Research
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society of Transplant Physicians
Society of Biomolecular Screening
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
American Society of Transplantation