Manidhar Lekkala, MD
Education:Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, India
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India
Residency:Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital and Guthrie Clinic, Pennsylvania - Internal Medicine, Chief Resident
Fellowship:University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital - Wilmot Cancer Center, New York - Hematology and Medical Oncology
Biography:Dr. Manidhar Lekkala is an oncology and hematology specialist within our Cancer Center. He attended medical school at Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India before completing an internal medicine residency as Chief Resident at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital in New YorK. Dr. Lekkala treats patients with various types of cancers as well as those with blood related disorders, clotting problems and bleeding problems.
Dr. Lekkala takes specific interest in treating patients with breast and lung cancer.He puts great focus on improving the quality of care and outcomes in cancer patients.
"I enjoy the ability to help cancer patients at the time they need you the most. I also enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team of individuals as evey individual is very important in the journey of a cancer patient."
Dr. Lekkala has a wife who is also a physician. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and watching movies.