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Suchitra Sundaram, MD

Hematology-Oncology

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About Me

Dr. Suchitra Sundaram is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology) at the Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Sundaram provides clinical care fully dedicated to patients with lymphoma (non-hodgkin and hodgkin lymphoma) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Her research focuses on the development of novel targeted therapies in lymphoma and CLL and studying practice patterns and clinical outcomes of lymphoma in the real world setting.

Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Sundaram had been an Assistant Professor in the Division of Lymphoma and CLL at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY. Dr. Sundaram was PI and co-PI on several multi-center clinical trials that tested combinations of novel agents and immunotherapies to precisely target lymphoma while decreasing the intensity of side effects. Dr. Sundaram was also involved in translational and laboratory based research projects and contributed to studying the biology of treatment resistance in lymphoma/CLL, evaluating novel small-molecule inhibitors targeting key-regulatory pathways in lymphomas and identification of biomarkers of response. She has authored and co-authored several articles in scientific journals, as well as had several national level meeting abstracts and presentations. Dr. Sundaram has served on the NCCN CLL- Hairy Cell Leukemia practice guidelines committee and has been involved in speaker events with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Dr. Sundaram is a Lymphoma Research Foundation Scholar and is committed to continuing her research in lymphoma outcomes studies and clinical trials with the hope to provide the most appropriate individualized care plan for her patients.

Language
English
Position
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West