Dr. Susskind received his Bachelor of Arts degree from highly regarded New York University. His medical degree came from University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands where less than 20% of those who applied were accepted.
He did his internship at the Beth Israel Hospital in Newark. His training to be an eye specialist was at the highly regarded University of Cincinnati. In addition after eight years of rigorous study he was board certified and admitted as a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in addition to five medical societies.