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.
MD, Wayne State University
Residency, Internal Medicine
George Washington University
NYU Medical Center
English, Tamil (India)
AASLD Advanced Hepatology Award
Liver Transplant Fellowship
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.
A Long-Term Follow-up Study to Evaluate the Durability of Virologic Response and/or Viral Resistance Patterns of Subjects with Chronic Hepatitis C Who Have Been Previously Treated with MK-5172 in a Prior Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the response the subject had after they have completed participation in a Merck-sponsored treatment study for hepatitis C. They may qualify to take part in this research study because they have previously participated in a Merck-sponsor...
A Randomized Open-Label Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Co-Administration of ABT-493 and ABT-530 With and Without RBV in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Genotype 2 or Genotype 3
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the study drugs are safe tolerable and effective at reducing the amount of HCV in the blood. This is an open-label study meaning the subject, their study doctor/study staff, and the study sponsor AbbVie will know which study drugs...
A Phase III Double Blind Clinical Trial to Study the Efficacy and Safety of the Combination Regimen of MK-5172 and MK-8742 in Treatment-Naïve Subjects with Chronic HCV GT1, GT4 and GT6 Infection with Inherited Blood Disorders with and without HIV Co-Infection
The purpose of this study is to test the safety effectiveness and tolerability of the research study drug MK-5172A (two investigational compounds- MK-5172 and MK-8742 - combined into 1 tablet) in subjects who have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 genotype 4 and genotype...
A Long Term Follow-up Registry Study for Subjects Who Achieve A Sustained Virologic Response in Gilead-Sponsored Trials in Subjects with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the response the subject had after they have completed participation in a Gilead-sponsored treatment study for hepatitis C. They may qualify to take part in this research study because they have previously participated in a Gilead-sponsore...
A Long Term Follow-up Registry Study of Subjects Who Did Not Achieve Sustained Virologic Response in Gilead-Sponsored Trials in Subjects with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
The purpose of this study is to continue to evaluate the subjects HCV infection after they have completed participation in a Gilead-sponsored treatment study for hepatitis C. Subjects may qualify to take part in this research study, because they have previously participated in a ...
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;.
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