T. S. is the Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and the Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at Montefiore Medical Center (Wakefield Campus) Bronx, a University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), Bronx, New York. He is currently Professor of Medicine, AECOM.
Dr. Dharmarajan is certified by the American Boards in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Geriatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society, In April 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Mastership of the American College of Physicians (MACP), an honor accorded only to a handful of physicians in the country each year.
Dr. Dharmarajan was instrumental in developing a large inpatient geriatric medicine program at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center in the Bronx (currently Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield Campus), with clinical, academic and research components, and an accredited fellowship program in Geriatrics
Dr. Dharmarajan co-edited the textbook Clinical Geriatrics (CRC Press / Parthenon Publishing) released in 2003. His second textbook, Geriatric Gastroenterology (Springer), co-edited with CS Pitchumoni, was released in July 2012. The latter became a best seller in the Springer category of textbooks. He will next co-edit Geriatric Gastroenterology as a Major Reference Work through Springer. His publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks number close to 200. He has nearly 500 scientific presentations (abstracts) in the county, state, national and international meetings. He has been a Principal Investigator for several research projects, including national multi-center studies for the AMDA Foundation.
Besides winning the Howard Gutterman Award for the best research project in the Annual AMDA (2006) meeting; he received the first prize for best Clinical Science Paper published in 2016 at Montefiore; in April 2013, he was featured on the cover of AgingWell magazine, as one of five noteworthy geriatricians.