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Preeti Viswanathan, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Medical Education
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency
Miami Childrens Hospital
Fellowship
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Main Location
Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 741-2332
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 741-2332
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus

General gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopy.

Research Focus

Dr. Viswanathan’s research focuses on mechanisms in liver cell injury with a focus on oxidative stress, DNA damage and inflammation. Dr. Viswanathan is investigating mechanisms that contribute to drug induced liver failure, particularly acetaminophen, as well as progression of NAFLD, such that appropriate therapeutic targets can be identified.

Publications

View Dr. Viswanathan's publications on PubMed

Languages
Tamil, Hindi, Kannada
Biography
Dr. Viswanathan received her Medical training at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences in Bangalore, India. She then completed her Pediatric Residency at Miami Children’s Hospital and her fellowship at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She has presented her research at national meetings and has received the Best Research Award at Pediatric Research Day Children’s Hospital at Montefiore 2011.