Dr. Debra Schussheim, MD

Dr. Debra Schussheim, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Debra Schussheim, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1994 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

761 Main Ave

Norwalk, CT 06851

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Dr. Schussheim's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schussheim treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Schussheim treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schussheim treats Thyroid Disease more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Schussheim treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schussheim treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Schussheim treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Schussheim's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Debra Schussheim, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1994 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

2000
National Institutes Of Health
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1997
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1994
Yale University
Medical School
1990
University Of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
2000
1999
1997
1997
1994
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Dr. Debra Shussheim was listed in Connecticut Magazine's 2011 and 2010 Annual Top Docs Listing. The list features the most recommended physicians in the state as selected by their peers.,

Dr. Schussheim's Reviews

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4.5

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Top Doc! She was knowledgeable and personable and I am grateful she is my endocrinologist.
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she is incredibly thorough and has a warm bedside manner. I am very happy with her as my doctor.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO