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Susannah L Kurtz, MD

Critical Care Medicine
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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Kurtz joined Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West in 2011.  Dr. Kurtz completed her critical care fellowship at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan after also completing her Internal Medicine Residency at St. Vincent’s.  She received her medical degree from the University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and having a special interest in brain injured patients, she became board certified in Neurocritical Care in 2013. She works in a broad range of Intensive Care Units including the Medical, Surgical and Neurosciences ICUs.  She has for several years acted as liaison to LiveOnNY for Mount Sinai West Hospital, and is the Co-Chair of the Donor Council for Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West Hospitals.

In addition to clinical activities Dr. Kurtz is Assistant Director of the Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (CAMS), where modern simulation technology is utilized to provide high level medical education to multidisciplinary health care professionals, including Internal Medicine residents and Pulmonary Critical Care fellows.  She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Expert and acts as Co-Chair of the curriculum committee.  She is involved in several research projects through CAMS.


Critical Care Medicine


MD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Residency, Internal Medicine
Saint Vincent Hospital

Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine
Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers