Stephan Shusterman

Stephen  Shusterman, DMD

Dentist-in-Chief Emeritus

Clinical Associate Professor, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

    Contact: 617-355-6571
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Medical Services


  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Craniofacial Anomalies or Disorders
  • Dentistry


  • Dentistry


  • English


  • Cleft Lip and Palate Program
  • Cleft Lip and Plate and Craniofacial Center
  • Dental Care for the Medically Compromised
  • Dental Care for Exceptional Patients
  • Stereotactic Appliance Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6571 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Medical School

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1966

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital, 1966-1967

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital, 1967-1968

Boston, MA


  • Pediatric Dentistry


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  1. Lin J, Allareddy V, Ross E, Shusterman S. A Comparison of Mixed Dentition Dental Development in Cleft Patients Treated With and Without the Latham-type Appliance. Pediatr Dent. 2017 Jan 15; 39(1):53-58.
  2. Allori AC, Cragan JD, Della Porta GC, Mulliken JB, Meara JG, Bruun R, Shusterman S, Cassell CH, Raynor E, Santiago P, Marcus JR. Clinician's Primer to ICD-10-CM Coding for Cleft Lip/Palate Care. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2017 Jan; 54(1):e7-e13.
  3. Allori AC, Mulliken JB, Meara JG, Shusterman S, Marcus JR. Classification of Cleft Lip/Palate: Then and Now. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2017 Mar; 54(2):175-188.
  4. Tan SP, Allareddy V, Bruun RA, Mulliken JB, Sullivan SR, Peguero OJ, Cooper JS, Padwa BL, Gerlein EJ, Cook EF, Shusterman S. Effect of infant surgical orthopedic treatment on facial growth in preadolescent children with unilateral and bilateral complete cleft lip and palate. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2015 Sep; 120(3):291-8.
  5. Allareddy V, Ross E, Bruun R, Lee MK, Shusterman S. Operative and Immediate Postoperative Outcomes of Using a Latham-Type Dentomaxillary Appliance in Patients With Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip and Palate. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 07; 52(4):405-10.
  6. Lee S, Kim B, Lee B, Kim B, Han B, Anderson NK, Bruun RA, Shusterman S, Seo J. FaceReview: supporting interactive exploration of linked heterogeneous datasets for unilateral cleft lip and palate. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:485-94.
  7. Chan KT, Hayes C, Shusterman S, Mulliken JB, Will LA. The effects of active infant orthopedics on occlusal relationships in unilateral complete cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2003 Sep; 40(5):511-7.
  8. Wang Q, Hii G, Shusterman S, Mosse Y, Winter CL, Guo C, Zhao H, Rappaport E, Hogarty MD, Maris JM. ID2 expression is not associated with MYCN amplification or expression in human neuroblastomas. Cancer Res. 2003 Apr 01; 63(7):1631-5.
  9. Maris JM, Weiss MJ, Mosse Y, Hii G, Guo C, White PS, Hogarty MD, Mirensky T, Brodeur GM, Rebbeck TR, Urbanek M, Shusterman S. Evidence for a hereditary neuroblastoma predisposition locus at chromosome 16p12-13. Cancer Res. 2002 Nov 15; 62(22):6651-8.
  10. Doykos JD, Goldberg N, Sonis AL, Hertzberg J, Frank RA, McBride S, Shusterman S, Morgan L, Needleman H, Nelson LP, Bruun R, Giffith DG, Geller P, Morell M. Year one dental visit. Pediatr Dent. 2001 May-Jun; 23(3):195, 197.
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  12. Stern JW, Fang J, Shusterman S, Pierson G, Barr R, Pawel B, Diller L, Grupp SA. Angiogenesis inhibitor TNP-470 during bone marrow transplant: safety in a preclinical model. Clin Cancer Res. 2001 Apr; 7(4):1026-32.
  13. Shusterman S, Grupp SA, Barr R, Carpentieri D, Zhao H, Maris JM. The angiogenesis inhibitor tnp-470 effectively inhibits human neuroblastoma xenograft growth, especially in the setting of subclinical disease. Clin Cancer Res. 2001 Apr; 7(4):977-84.
  14. Weiss MJ, Guo C, Shusterman S, Hii G, Mirensky TL, White PS, Hogarty MD, Rebbeck TR, Teare D, Urbanek M, Brodeur GM, Maris JM. Localization of a hereditary neuroblastoma predisposition gene to 16p12-p13. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2000 Dec; 35(6):526-30.
  15. Shusterman S, Grupp SA, Maris JM. Inhibition of tumor growth in a human neuroblastoma xenograft model with TNP-470. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2000 Dec; 35(6):673-6.
  16. Shusterman S, Meadows AT. Long term survivors of childhood leukemia. Curr Opin Hematol. 2000 Jul; 7(4):217-22.
  17. Dibart S, Chapple IL, Skobe Z, Shusterman S, Nedleman HL. Microbiological findings in prepubertal periodontitis. A case report. J Periodontol. 1998 Oct; 69(10):1172-5.
  18. Shaikh R, Shusterman S. Delayed dental maturation in cleidocranial dysplasia. ASDC J Dent Child. 1998 Sep-Oct; 65(5):325-9, 355.
  19. Seow WK, Urban S, Vafaie N, Shusterman S. Morphometric analysis of the primary and permanent dentitions in hemifacial microsomia: a controlled study. J Dent Res. 1998 Jan; 77(1):27-38.
  20. Nelson LP, Shusterman S. Emergency management of oral trauma in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1997 Jun; 9(3):242-5.
  21. Pham AN, Seow WK, Shusterman S. Developmental dental changes in isolated cleft lip and palate. Pediatr Dent. 1997 Mar-Apr; 19(2):109-13.
  22. Shusterman S, Palmert MR. A 2.5-month-old girl with hyperbilirubinemia, hypoglycemia, and blindness. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1996 Aug; 8(4):411-6.
  23. Havelka C, Nelson LP, Shusterman S, Bellerive M. Custom oral appliance for noninvasive immobilization during stereotactic radiotherapy. Pediatr Dent. 1995 May-Jun; 17(3):212-5.
  24. Seow WK, Shusterman S. Spectrum of dentin dysplasia in a family: case report and literature review. Pediatr Dent. 1994 Nov-Dec; 16(6):437-42.
  25. Kooy HM, Dunbar SF, Tarbell NJ, Mannarino E, Ferarro N, Shusterman S, Bellerive M, Finn L, McDonough CV, Loeffler JS. Adaptation and verification of the relocatable Gill-Thomas-Cosman frame in stereotactic radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994 Oct 15; 30(3):685-91.
  26. Shusterman S. Pediatric dental update. Pediatr Rev. 1994 Aug; 15(8):311-8.
  27. Nelson LP, Soporowski NJ, Shusterman S. Latex allergies in children with spina bifida: relevance for the pediatric dentist. Pediatr Dent. 1994 Jan-Feb; 16(1):18-22.
  28. Quinn J, Shusterman S, Garcia R. Gingival response to G-CSF in a patient with congenital agranulocytosis: case report. Pediatr Dent. 1993 Mar-Apr; 15(2):123-5.
  29. Acs G, Moore PA, Shusterman S, Needleman HL. The extent of trauma and postextraction pain in children. Pediatr Dent. 1988 Sep; 10(3):210-4.
  30. Acs G, Moore PA, Needleman HL, Shusterman S. The incidence of post-extraction pain and analgesic usage in children. Anesth Prog. 1986 May-Jun; 33(3):147-51.
  31. Barnett R, Shusterman S. Fetal alcohol syndrome: review of literature and report of cases. J Am Dent Assoc. 1985 Oct; 111(4):591-3.
  32. Mazurik MF, Kuznetsov AA, Shusterman SA. [Antithyroid antibodies in euthyroid nodular goiter after surgical treatment]. Klin Khir. 1982 Dec; (12):51.
  33. Selimov MA, Nikiforov VN, Shusterman SZ, Kliueva EV. [Treatment of people bitten by a rabid wolf]. Sov Med. 1981; (9):109-13.
  34. Shusterman S, Hertzberg J, Hilzenrath S. Multiple supernumerary teeth: report of two cases. ASDC J Dent Child. 1978 Nov-Dec; 45(6):469-72.
  35. Shusterman S, Meller SM, Kane J. Reimplantation of traumatically avulsed immature incisor: report of case. ASDC J Dent Child. 1976 Jan-Feb; 43(1):49-52.
  36. Shusterman S. Treatment of class III fractures in the hemophiliac patient: A case report. J Acad Gen Dent. 1973 Nov-Dec; 21(6):25-8.
  37. Shusterman S, Fellers FX. The prevalence of enamel defects in childhood nephrotic syndrome. ASDC J Dent Child. 1969 Nov-Dec; 36(6):435-40.
  38. Cohen MM, Shusterman S, Shklar G. The effect of stressor agents on the grey lethal mouse strain periodontium. J Periodontol. 1969 Aug; 40(8):462-6.
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