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Ponnandai S. Somasundar, MB

General Surgery | Male

Roger Williams Cancer Center 50 Maude St Fl 2, Providence, RI 02908 Get Directions
(401) 456-2077

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Ponnandai Somasundar specializes in General Surgery and practices in Providence, RI. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Graft vs Host Disease
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fecal Impaction Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
      • Laparotomy
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Chennai Medical College

        Graduated in 1990

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Rhode Island not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Ponnandai Somasundar's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Ponnandai Somasundar

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients