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Ponnandai Somasundar, MD

Specialty

General Surgery

Hepatobiliary Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Gender

Male

Languages

English

Education

Madras Medical College

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Fellowships

Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University Affiliate, Providence, RI

Research

Geriatric Oncology with focus on preoperative interventions and tumor biology, Leptin, obesity and cancer research

Biography

Ponnandai Somasundar, MD, is Associate Chief of Surgical Oncology and Director of Geriatric Oncology at Roger Williams. He received his Fellowship training at Roger Williams Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine. After graduating from Madras Medical College, Dr. Somasundar completed residencies at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York,
and West Virginia University. Dr. Somasundar’s clinical expertise is in the areas of liver surgery, pancreas surgery, melanoma, thyroid cancer, colorectal surgery, HIPEC, and abdominal wall reconstruction. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Somasundar’s research interests include leptin, obesity and cancer, Immunotherapy, and clinical trials. He speaks English and Tamil.

Clinical Expertise

Liver surgery, pancreas surgery, sarcoma, metastases, melanoma

  • Appointments: 401-456-2077

Practice(s)

Primary Address

  • Roger Williams Cancer Center
  • 50 Maude Street
  • Providence, RI 02908
  • 401-456-2077

Website

http://www.weknowcancer.org