Ponni Perumalswami, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases
Specialties:Liver Transplantation, Gastroenterology
Dr. Ponni V. Perumalswami is an Associate 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 and an M.D. from Wayne State University of School of Medicine. 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.
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
Dr. Harold and Golden Lamport Research Award
HBV and HCV Screening of African Urban Populations in NYC with Link to Care by a Patient Navigator: A New Model for Viral Hepatitis Community Outreach
Department of Medicine Outstanding Medical Educator
AASLD Advanced Hepatology Award
Advanced Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award
National American College of Gastroenterology Fellows Conference Distinguished Award Recognition
Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE)
Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE) is an observational study that is targeted to screen adult, minority groups in New York City who are at high risk for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) and link them to care with providers in the community. All participants are offered combined HBV and HCV screening at no cost along with the option to enroll in an observational study at a variety of health fairs in the city. This study is a collaboration between Mount Sinai Medical Center Division of Liver Diseases and community providers.