Manesh Patel, MD

Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Patel is Chief of the Division of Cardiology and Director of the Duke Heart Center. His clinical interests include diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography, peripheral angiography and percutaneous intervention. His research interest in therapies for athero-thrombosis in the coronary and peripheral vascular arteries has been highlighted by leading several multi-center PCI trials. He also led the Peripheral Academic Research Consortium (PARC) on peripheral artery definitions and is working on defining and improving patient outcomes with cardiovascular disease. In 2016, he was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI). In 2020, Dr. Patel was named the endowed Distinguished Richard S. Stack Professor. In 2022, he received the Duke School of Medicine Career Mentoring Award, and was named the Ron Stoney Vascular Hero by Vascular Cures, a non-profit patient organization aimed at improving vascular health. In 2023, Dr. Patel was named the AHA Physician of the year. Dr. Patel has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals and has been named in the top 1% of cited researchers by Clarivate Analytics. Dr. 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 and a clinical research fellowship at the Duke Clinical Research Institute.