Manish Patel

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


Administrator Info
Name: Ms. J. Knapp
Phone: 612-626-1422
Fax: 612-625-6919
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 480, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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. Dr. Patel is a physician-scientist researching oncolytic virus for lung cancer. In 2019, Dr. Patel became the associate program director for the hematology, oncology, and transplantation fellowship program. He also leads the experimental therapeutics phase I clinical program at the University of Minnesota.

Clinical Summary

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


DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Honors and Recognition

Beth Ann Miller Award, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Co-Resident of the Year, McGaw Medical Center

Professional Memberships

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation, Board Member
American Association of Cancer Research, Member
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member