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Dr. Somasundar profiled as a “Top Doc” on Channel 10 news

Dr. Ponnandai Somasundar, a surgical oncologist at the Roger Williams Cancer Center, was recently profiled in a Channel 10 new feature on Rhode Island’s “Top Docs”. He is Director of the Geriatric Oncology program at Roger Williams known as COPE (Comprehensive Oncology Program for Elders) and Associate Chief of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Somasundar 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.

A total of 26 physicians from CharterCARE have been recognized as "Top Docs" in the May 2017 issue of Rhode Island Monthly. The magazine surveys physicians across Rhode Island and asks them to name their choices for the state’s best specialists.

The other physicians affiliated with CharterCARE who were named "Top Docs" are: Dr. Rebecca Brown (Geriatrics), Dr. William Chen (Gastroenterology), Dr. Steven Colagiovanni (Urology), Dr. Timothy Connelly (Anesthesiology), Dr. Charles Cosgrove (Nephrology), Dr. Richard Cottiero (Nephrology), Dr. Robert Dobrzynski (Endocrinology), Dr. Walter Donat (Pulmonary Diseases), Dr. Andrea Doyle (Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery), Dr. Peter Evangelista (Radiology), Dr. Francis Figueroa (Opthalmology), Dr. Holly Gil (Radiology), Dr. William Levin (Cardiology), Dr. Louis Mariorenzi (Orthopedic Surgery), Dr. Charles McCoy (Nephrology), Dr. Joseph Meharg (Critical Care Medicine), Dr. Jon Mukand (Rehabilitation/Physical Medicine), Dr. Roberto Ortiz (Endocrinology), Dr. Edward Pensa (Gastroenterology), Dr. Jeffrey Rogg (Radiology), Dr. Timothy Schafman (Radiation Oncology), Dr. John Stoukides (Geriatrics), Dr. John Tarro (Otolaryngology), Dr. Valerie Thomas (Endocrinology), and Dr. Scott Triedman (Radiation Oncology).

You can see the feature on Dr. Somasundar below. Congratulations to all our affiliated physicians who were recognized as “Top Docs” in Rhode Island Monthly.