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


Alexander, K. P., L. K. Newby, A. S. Hellkamp, R. A. Harrington, E. D. Peterson, S. Kopecky, A. Langer, et al. “Initiation of hormone replacement therapy after acute myocardial infarction is associated with more cardiac events during follow-up.” J Am Coll Cardiol 38, no. 1 (July 2001): 1–7.

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Cantor, W. J., A. S. Hellkamp, E. D. Peterson, J. P. Zidar, P. A. Cowper, M. H. Sketch, J. E. Tcheng, R. M. Califf, and E. M. Ohman. “Achieving optimal results with standard balloon angioplasty: can baseline and angiographic variables predict stent-like outcomes?” J Am Coll Cardiol 37, no. 7 (June 1, 2001): 1883–90.

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Hess, G. R., C. L. Campbell, D. A. Fiscus, A. S. Hellkamp, B. F. McQuaid, M. J. Munster, S. L. Peck, and S. R. Shafer. “A conceptual model and indicators for assessing the ecological condition of agricultural lands.” In Journal of Environmental Quality, 29:728–37, 2000.

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Hellkamp, A. S., J. M. Bay, C. L. Campbell, K. N. Easterling, D. A. Fiscus, G. R. Hess, B. F. McQuaid, et al. “Assessment of the condition of agricultural lands in six mid-Atlantic states.” Journal of Environmental Quality 29, no. 3 (January 1, 2000): 795–804.

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Hellkamp, A. S., S. R. Shafer, C. L. Campbell, J. M. Bay, D. A. Fiscus, G. R. Hess, B. F. Mcquaid, et al. “Assessment of the condition of agricultural lands in five mid-Atlantic states.” In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 51:317–24, 1998.

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Blankenship, J. C., A. S. Hellkamp, F. V. Aguirre, S. L. Demko, E. J. Topol, and R. M. Califf. “Vascular access site complications after percutaneous coronary intervention with abciximab in the Evaluation of c7E3 for the Prevention of Ischemic Complications (EPIC) trial.” Am J Cardiol 81, no. 1 (January 1, 1998): 36–40.

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Qureshi, A. I., K. Safdar, M. Patel, R. S. Janssen, and M. R. Frankel. “Stroke in young black patients. Risk factors, subtypes, and prognosis.” Stroke 26, no. 11 (November 1995): 1995–98.

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DeVore, Adam D., Bradley G. Hammill, Chetan B. Patel, Manesh R. Patel, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, and Adrian F. Hernandez. “Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Use Before Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Insights From the INTERMACS Registry.” Asaio J 64, no. 2 (n.d.): 218–24.

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