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.

Roger Williams Medical Center

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  1. Mukkamalla SKR, Somasundar P, Rathore B. Prognostic Impact of Tumor Status, Nodal Status and Tumor Sidedness in Metastatic Colon Cancer. Cureus. 2020 Nov 11; 12(11):e11444. PMID: 33329946
  2. Mukkamalla SKR, Huynh DV, Somasundar PS, Rathore R. Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Tumor Sidedness in Stage II Colon Cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Front Oncol. 2020; 10:568417.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33042845
  3. Patel A, Espat NJ, Somasundar P. Fibrolamellar Carcinoma: Novel Insights into a Rare Subtype. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Jun; 27(6):1733-1734. PMID: 32056041
  4. Montroni I, Rostoft S, Spinelli A, Van Leeuwen BL, Ercolani G, Saur NM, Jaklitsch MT, Somasundar PS, de Liguori Carino N, Ghignone F, Foca F, Zingaretti C, Audisio RA, Ugolini G. GOSAFE - Geriatric Oncology Surgical Assessment and Functional rEcovery after Surgery: early analysis on 977 patients. J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 03; 11(2):244-255. PMID: 31492572
  5. Somasundar PS. Dr. Ponnandai interviews Dr. Harold Wanebo. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 08; 44(8):1278-1279. PMID: 30215350
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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