Manesh Raman Patel, MD

Professor of Medicine
Richard Sean Stack, M.D. Distinguished Professor
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Road, Hafs Building, Room 8695, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-4441
Email address

Manesh Patel is the Chief of the Division of Cardiology and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology.  His clinical interests include diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography, peripheral angiography and endovascular intervention.  His is involved in several clinical trials involving patients with cardiovascular disease and in cardiac imaging.  He is also the Chair of the American College of Cardiology Task Force for Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiovascular Procedures and is Chair of the American Heart Association Diagnostic and Interventional Cath Committee.

Patel's interest in cardiac imaging, quality of care, 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 Mentor Award.   In 2011, Dr. Patel was named the endowed John Bush Simpson Assistant Professor of Cardiology.  In 2013, Dr. Patel received the Robert M. Califf Faculty clinical research Award.

Currently, Dr. Patel is leading an effort to redesign the delivery of care to patients undergoing invasive catheterization procedures in the health system with a specific aim of measure and providing individualized, patient centered, innovative, and efficient care.

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2006
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2000 - 2001
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1997 - 2000
  • M.D., Emory University, 1997


Conte, Michael S., Andrew W. Bradbury, Philippe Kolh, John V. White, Florian Dick, Robert Fitridge, Joseph L. Mills, et al. “Corrigendum to 'Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia' [European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 58/1S (2019) 1-109].” Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 59, no. 3 (March 2020): 492–93.

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Ward, Rachael, Zhen Huang, Frank W. Rockhold, Iris Baumgartner, Jeffrey S. Berger, Juuso I. Blomster, F Gerry R. Fowkes, et al. “Major bleeding in patients with peripheral artery disease: Insights from the EUCLID trial.” Am Heart J 220 (February 2020): 51–58.

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Patel, Manesh R., Bjarne Linde Nørgaard, Timothy A. Fairbairn, Koen Nieman, Takashi Akasaka, Daniel S. Berman, Gilbert L. Raff, et al. “1-Year Impact on Medical Practice and Clinical Outcomes of FFRCT: The ADVANCE Registry.” Jacc Cardiovasc Imaging 13, no. 1 Pt 1 (January 2020): 97–105.

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Ungar, Leo, Fatima Rodriguez, Anne S. Hellkamp, Richard C. Becker, Scott D. Berkowitz, Guenter Breithardt, Keith A. A. Fox, et al. “Patient-Reported Satisfaction and Study Drug Discontinuation: Post-Hoc Analysis of Findings from ROCKET AF.” Cardiol Ther 8, no. 2 (December 2019): 283–95.

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Brennan, J Matthew, Lisa Wruck, Michael J. Pencina, Robert M. Clare, Renato D. Lopes, John H. Alexander, Sean O’Brien, et al. “Claims-based cardiovascular outcome identification for clinical research: Results from 7 large randomized cardiovascular clinical trials.” Am Heart J 218 (December 2019): 110–22.

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Badjatiya, Anish, Peter Merrill, John B. Buse, Shaun G. Goodman, Brian Katona, Nayyar Iqbal, Neha J. Pagidipati, et al. “Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Peripheral Artery Disease: Results From the EXSCEL Trial.” Circ Cardiovasc Interv 12, no. 12 (December 2019): e008018.

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Steinberg, Benjamin A., Nicholas G. Ballew, Melissa A. Greiner, Steven J. Lippmann, Lesley H. Curtis, Emily C. O’Brien, Manesh R. Patel, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Ischemic and Bleeding Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Contraindications to Oral Anticoagulation.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 5, no. 12 (December 2019): 1384–92.

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Melloni, Chiara, Karen P. Alexander, Angie Wu, W Schuyler Jones, Rajendra H. Mehta, Robert W. Harrison, David Kong, et al. “Type 2 Myocardial Infarction: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes Among 41,581 Patients Enrolled in 3 Large Randomized Clinical Trials.” In Circulation, Vol. 140, 2019.


Long, Chandler A., Lindsay Zepel, Melissa A. Greiner, Bradley G. Hammill, Manesh R. Patel, and W Schuyler Jones. “Use and 1-year outcomes with conventional and drug-coated balloon angioplasty in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease.” Am Heart J 217 (November 2019): 42–51.

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