BA Queen's University Ontario 1919, MD, CM 1923; MCPS Ontario 1923.
Susman studied medicine in Kingston, Canada. After qualifying he spent two years in Edinburgh studying pathology under Lorrain Smith and holding junior pathological appointments. Susman came to Manchester in 1925 as assistant lecturer in bacteriology at the University and the same year was appointed junior pathological registrar at MRI. He was lecturer in morbid anatomy and histology for many years and later became senior pathologist to MRI and honorary pathologist to Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and the Victoria Jewish Hospital. Susman published a number of papers, particularly on diseases of the ductless glands. He was also active on a number of boards and committees and was instrumental in founding the BMA's Non-professorial Group. He died suddenly on 23 December 1948, aged 53. After his death, a fund was raised in his memory to establish a prize in pathology at the University.