Alan M. Sugar, MD

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes


Professional Distinctions

  • Editorial Board: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Journal of Clinical Research Practice (Editor-in Chief, 1999-2000), Research Practitioner (Co-editor, 2000-2006)
  • Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine (retired 2008);
  • 2004 NANie Award, Nantucket AIDS Network, for clinical service to HIV infected patients on Nantucket Island, MA
  • 1996 & 1998 - Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communications, New England Chapter, American Medical Writers Association

Practicing since:

 1978 (39 years)

At Sansum Clinic since:

 2011 (6 years)

Training & Certification

Medical School/Graduate School

  • Jefferson Medical College


  • Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA


  • Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine

Additional Information


  • Infectious Diseases Society of America, Fellow 
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow 
  • American Society of Microbiology, Member 

Special Projects:

  • Cape Cod Healthcare - developed comprehensive HIV/AIDS program followed by addition of hepatitis C virus management program. 


  • Medical mycology (fungal infections)
  • Tickborne diseases.


  • General aviation: flying single engine airplanes
  • Keeps 4 pet parrots and a miniature dachshund