Manish Patel, DO

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Manish Patel

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 480
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Sarah Strommer

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Hematologist / Oncologist

MD, Medical School, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

Internal Medicine Residency, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University-Evanston, Evanston, IL

Hematology and Oncology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Clinical Research Fellowship, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY


Dr. Patel received a BS in Molecular Biology from Vanderbilt University in 1996. He then attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, receiving a Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 2001. Dr. Patel then pursued residency in Internal Medicine at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He followed this with a clinical research fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital (Mineola, NY) from 2004-2006. In 2006 he joined the Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation fellowship at the University of Minnesota and in July 2010 became a faculty member of the Division.

Awards & Recognition

  • Beth Ann Miller Award, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (2011)
  • Co-Resident of the Year, McGaw Medical Center (2001)

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member, American Association of Cancer Research
  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer



  • Patel MR, Sadiq AA, Jay-Dixon J, Jirakulaporn T, Jacobson BA, Farassati F, Bitterman PB, Kratzke RA. Novel role of c-jun N-terminal kinase in regulating the initiation of cap-dependent translation. Int J Oncol. 2012 Feb;40(2):577-82.
  • Sadiq AA, Patel MR, Jacobson BA, Escobedo M, Ellis K, Oppegard LM, Hiasa H, Kratzke RA. Anti-proliferative effects of simocyclinone D8 (SD8), a novel catalytic inhibitor of topoisomerase II. Invest New Drugs. 2010 Feb;28(1):20-5.
  • Jacobson BA, De A, Kratzke MG, Patel MR, Jay-Dixon J, Whitson BA, Sadiq AA, Bitterman PB, Polunovsky VA, Kratzke RA. Activated 4E-BP1 represses tumourigenesis and IGF-I-mediated activation of the eIF4F complex in mesothelioma. Br J Cancer. 2009 Aug 4;101(3):424-31.
  • Patel MR, Jacobson BA, De A, Frizelle SP, Janne P, Thumma SC, Whitson BA, Farassati F, Kratzke RA. Ras pathway activation in malignant mesothelioma. J Thorac Oncol. 2007 Sep;2(9):789-95.
  • Whitson BA, Jacobson BA, Frizelle S, Patel MR, Yee D, Maddaus MA, Kratzke RA. Effects of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor inhibition in mesothelioma. Thoracic Surgery Directors Association Resident Research Award. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Sep;82(3):996-1001; discussion 1001-2.



  • Hematology/Oncology


Masonic Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Thoracic oncology; Experimental therapies; Head and neck cancer; Mesothelioma