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Ponni Perumalswami, MD

Liver Transplantation

    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases
    • Specialties
    • Liver Transplantation
    • Gastroenterology-Liver Disease
    • Languages
    • English
    • Tamil (India)
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Mount Sinai Hospital
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5 East 98th Street 12th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-8035
17 East 102nd Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-7270


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.


Transplant Hepatology

Clinical Focus


MD, Wayne State University

Residency, Internal Medicine
George Washington University

Fellowship, Gastroenterology
NYU Medical Center


English, Tamil (India)