Ponni Perumalswami

Ponni Perumalswami, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases

Specialties:

Liver Medicine, Liver Transplantation

Dr. Ponni V. Perumalswami is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She earned her B.S. from the University of Michigan, graduating with honors. She completed her  Internal Medicine residency at George Washington University. She went on to complete fellowship training in Gastroenterology at New York University and a Transplant Hepatology fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Perumalswami's areas of clinical interest include cirrhosis, acute/chronic liver diseases and liver transplantation. Her research program focuses on community outreach for hepatitis B and C screening and linking patients to care. She is an investigator for many ongoing clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of new antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B and C.

Dr. Perumalswami is an UNOS-certified Liver Transplant physician and is board certified in Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology. She is also board eligible in Transplant Hepatology. Currently she is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, European Association for the Study of the Liver and the American Gastroenterology Association.

Dr. Perumalswami is fluent in English and Tamil.

Certifications

Transplant Hepatology

Gastroenterology

Clinical Focus

  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Variceal Injection
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Education

BS, University of Michigan

MD, Wayne State University

MCR, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Icahn Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency, Internal Medicine, George Washington University

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, NYU Medical Center

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