Christine S. Persaud, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine

    Dr. Christine S. Persaud is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and currently serves as Medical Director for the Division of Sports Medicine and the Program Director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship.

    Dr. Persaud earned her medical degree at Ross University Medical School in Dominica in the West Indies and completed her clinical rotations in New York City. She completed her Family Medicine residency training at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, Long Island. There she was appointed as Chief Resident and was awarded the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine {STFM) Award as well as the Chairman's Award. She went on to serve as a Fellow in non-operative sports medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine. Dr. Persaud is board certified in Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine

    When not practicing medicine, Dr. Persaud enjoys working out and her hobbies include traveling and spending time with family and friends. She is also currently pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration.