Portland Physician Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Sussman, M.D.

Michael Sussman, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, received the Lifetime Achieve­ment Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) at a virtual meeting in September. The recipient of this award is honored for making cre­ative contributions of outstanding significance to the field of medi­cine and for the benefit of patients with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities. Dr. Sussman joined the Portland Shriners Hospital team in 1992 and was instrumental in forming the clinical research department, dedicated to examining the effi­cacy of the treatments provided to patients.