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Ponni Perumalswami

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Liver Diseases
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Certifications

  • Transplant Hepatology

  • Gastroenterology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, Wayne State University

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    George Washington University

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    NYU Medical Center

Biography

    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.

Awards

  • 2008 - 2009
    AASLD Advanced Hepatology Award
    AASLD

Research

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.

Publications

Perumalswami PV, Kleiner DE, Lutchman G, Heller T, Bozorg B, Park Y, Liang TJ, Hoofnagle JH, Ghany MG. Steatosis and Progression of Fibrosis in Untreated Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. Hepatology 2006; 43: 780-787.

Perumalswami PV, J BE. Epidemiology, natural history, and treatment of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus coninfection. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 2006; 52: 145-55.

Perumalswami PV, Bini EJ. Vaccination against Hepatitis A and B in Patient with Chronic Liver Disease, Hepatitis Vaccinations; The Year in Review supplement to Current Hepatitis Reports. 2007 January;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Perumalswami did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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1468 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-659-3877
FPA Liver Disease Medicine Practice

5 East 98th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-7270
Fax: 212-241-4465
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Office Hours:
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Languages:
  • Tamil (India)
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  • American Express
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Liver Transplant Practice
5 East 98th Street 12th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-8035
Fax: 212-241-2138
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Languages:
  • Tamil (India)
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Personal Check
  • Cash