Preeti Viswanathan, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5476

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403


Tamil, Hindi, Kannada
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Gastroenterology
    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.

  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences


    Residency Program

    Miami Childrens Hospital


    Children's Hospital at Montefiore

  • Biography

    Personal 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.
  • Publications
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    Articles & Dissertations

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5476

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.741.2332 F: 718.515.5426 Additional Details
    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.741.2332 Additional Details
    Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.741.2450 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.741.2332 Additional Details