Manesh R Patel MDJohn Bush Simpson Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Dr. Patel is cardiology section leader in Interventional Cardiology and is the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for the Duke University Health System. Dr. Patel previously served as the Director of Duke Cath Lab Research. His clinical interests include diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography, peripheral angiography and percutaneous intervention. He is involved in several clinical trials involving patients with vascular disease and in cardiac imaging. He is also a member of the American College of Cardiology Task Force for Appropriate use of Cardiovascular Procedures and is Chair of the American Heart Association Diagnostic and Interventional Cath Committee.
Patel’s interest in cardiac imaging, quality of care, and cardiac devices is also evident in his research. His integration of these efforts into his roles at Duke was recognized in 2010 when he received the prestigious Duke Cardiology Fellowship Mentorship Award. In 2011, Dr. Patel was named the endowed John Bush Simpson Assistant Professor of Cardiology. In 2013, Dr. Patel took over the role of Director of Interventional Cardiology and the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for the Duke University Health System with the goal of integrating patient-centered invasive care across the health system.
In a little more than six years on the Duke faculty, Patel has published over 75 peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals, several reviews and over 20 editorials. Most recently, his articles in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of the American Medical Association, and the New England Journal of Medicine garnered national attention from scientific and lay press. Patel received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 1997. He completed his residency at Duke in 2000, followed by fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Duke University.