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Niru Somasundaram, NP

Cobble Hill Office

Accepting New Patients

Specialty

Adult Medicine and Women's Health

Education

Columbia

Years Practicing

9

Works With

About Niru

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Niru is an energetic, hands-on provider who gives patients the tools and knowledge they need to take ownership of their health. She emphasizes preventive medicine and seeks to understand how a patient's cultural background influences their health. Niru has extensive experience in treating women's health issues, from irregular menstrual cycles to osteoporosis, as well as the management of HIV infection and AIDS. After earning her master’s in nursing from the Columbia School of Nursing, Niru went on to provide comprehensive primary care at a busy New York clinic. Prior to that, she worked as a registered nurse at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center and an HIV primary care clinic. She is certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC and a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner through the NCC.

Interests

  • Allergies and Asthma
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
  • HIV Management
  • Preventive Health and Education
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Women's Health