Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD

Nephrology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)


Manikkam (Suthan) Suthanthiran, MD was born in Madras, India. He received his medical degree from the University of Madras and completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. He was a Nephrology Fellow at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Suthanthiran holds the Stanton Griffis Distinguished Professorship in Medicine, and Professorships in Biochemistry and Surgery in Medicine at Cornell University Medical College. He is the Founding Chairman of the Department of Transplantation Medicine, and Chief of Nephrology and Hypertension at The NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Suthanthiran serves as the Co-Chair of the Executive Transplantation Council of the Multi-Organ Program of Columbia and Cornell, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange)]


1968 Madras University Kilpauk Medical College

Internship: 1972 Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals

Residency: 1974 Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals

Fellowship: 1975 Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals

Fellowship: 1977 Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard


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Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell Univ