Sivamainthan Vithiananthan Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinical)

Siva Vithiananthan, MD FACS is a surgeon, board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Vithiananthan's clinical focus is minimally invasive approaches to gastrointestinal diseases and bariatric(weight loss and metabolic) surgery. Metabolic and physiologic effects of weight loss surgery and advanced surgical techniques and outcomes in bariatric surgery are his main areas of research interest.
Dr. Vithiananthan is the Site-Director of Surgical Education at The Miriam Hospital. He is also the Director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery at the Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital.

Brown Affiliations

awards and honors

2010 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
2007 Outstanding Attending of the Year Presented by Department Surgery House Staff, Winthrop University Hospital/ Stony Brook Integrated Residency
2007 Outstanding Teaching Award Presented by Class of 2007, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
2006 Aesculapius Award for Teaching: Highest award for teaching awarded by the Dean of the Medical School at SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
2005 Outstanding Teaching Award Presented by Class of 2005, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
2005 Empires Who's Who Listing 2005
2003 Excellence in Teaching Award Presented by Class of 2003, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
2003 Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Teaching, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
2003 Listed in Strathmore's Who's Who 2003
2002 Listed, America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council of America