Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University Affiliate, Providence, RI
Geriatric Oncology with focus on preoperative interventions and tumor biology, Leptin, obesity and cancer research
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.