Ponnandai Somasundar, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Surgical Oncology

MBBS, University of Madras
MPH, University of Massachusetts Amherst
MS, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

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.
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  1. Somasundar PS. Dr. Ponnandai interviews Dr. Harold Wanebo. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 08; 44(8):1278-1279. PMID: 30215350.
  2. Somasundar P, Mourey L, Lozza L, Maggi S, Stepney R. Advances in geriatric oncology: a multidisciplinary perspective. Tumori. 2018 Aug; 104(4):252-257. PMID: 28967093.
  3. Reha J, Mukkamalla SKR, Rathore R, Somasundar PS. Adequate lymph node evaluation in the elderly is associated with improved survival in patients with stage I-III colon cancer: A validation study using the National Cancer Data Base. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 44(1):148-156.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29198492.
  4. Ahmad A, Reha J, Saied A, Espat NJ, Somasundar P, Katz SC. Association of primary tumor lymph node ratio with burden of liver metastases and survival in stage IV colorectal cancer. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2017 Jun; 6(3):154-161.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28652998.
  5. Copelin E, Cholankeril R, Somasundar P, Cholankeril G. Portomesenteric venous thrombosis complicated by a haemorrhagic shock: a rare complication of laparoscopic gastrectomy. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 May 29; 2017. PMID: 28554887.
  6. Guha P, Cunetta M, Somasundar P, Espat NJ, Junghans RP, Katz SC. Frontline Science: Functionally impaired geriatric CAR-T cells rescued by increased a5ß1 integrin expression. J Leukoc Biol. 2017 08; 102(2):201-208.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28546503.
  7. Ahmad A, Reha J, Somasundar P, Espat NJ, Katz SC. Predictors of surgical non-referral for colorectal liver metastases. J Surg Res. 2016 09; 205(1):198-203.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27621019.
  8. Cholankeril G, Hu M, Tanner E, Cholankeril R, Reha J, Somasundar P. Skilled nursing facility placement in hospitalized elderly patients with colon cancer. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2016 Nov; 42(11):1660-1666. PMID: 27387271.
  9. Ahmad A, Khan H, Cholankeril G, Katz SC, Somasundar P. The impact of age on nodal metastases and survival in gastric cancer. J Surg Res. 2016 05 15; 202(2):428-35.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27229119.
  10. Ghignone F, van Leeuwen BL, Montroni I, Huisman MG, Somasundar P, Cheung KL, Audisio RA, Ugolini G. The assessment and management of older cancer patients: A SIOG surgical task force survey on surgeons' attitudes. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb; 42(2):297-302. PMID: 26718329.
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