Engaging patients in high-quality, compassionate health care

About Karin Susskind

A Cincinnati native, Dr. Karin Susskind initially moved to Colorado earlier in her life to work as a ranch hand in Greeley. Although she left the state to pursue her medical training, Dr. Susskind’s love for Colorado compelled her complete her Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver. Afterwards, she opened her Family Medicine practice at Boulder Medical Center in 2008.

Embracing a medical philosophy centered on partnering with her patients and working together toward optimal health, Dr. Susskind enjoys treating individuals and families of all ages. She combines a deep commitment to her patients with a passion for community and international health. While in medical school, Dr. Susskind participated in medical missions to Kenya and Senegal and, as a member of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), she worked in Appalachia and advocated for rural health concerns. Her support of under-served populations has included providing care for homeless communities and distributing emergency funds for the United Way. She has also mentored medical students.

Dr. Susskind serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, where she represents Colorado’s family physicians, patients and communities through education and advocacy that champions healthier communities. She has also served as Boulder’s mohelet since 2012.

In her spare time, Dr. Susskind enjoys family time, birding, crafting and dancing.

Specialty Areas

As a Family Medicine doctor, Dr. Susskind is trained to provide medical care for any patient regardless of gender, age or type of medical problem. Family physicians can manage 90 to 95 percent of medical conditions presented to them and can follow their patients through referrals to specialists and hospitalizations.

Dr. Susskind’s practice serves a range of needs including:
• Evidence-based preventive care and treatment of illness for growing families
• Family planning / contraception
• Immunizations
• Women’s care
• Pediatric care
• Well-baby and well-child checkups
• Elimination communication / infant-based potty training

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — Vassar College
    BA - French (with honors)
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    1991

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Susskind is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Colorado Medical Society and the Boulder County Medical Society.

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