Manish Patel, DO

Manish Patel

420 Delaware St SE
MMC 480
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

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.


Awards & Recognition

  • UMN Oustaing Academic Mentor (2014, 2018)
  • 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, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • Board Member, A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation


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


Hematologist / Oncologist

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

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

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY


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  • Hematology/Oncology


Masonic Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

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