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Manoj                          Mammen

Manoj J. Mammen MD

UBMD Medicine


Bioinformatics; Critical Care Medicine; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Internal Medicine; Microbiology; Protein Function and Structure; Pulmonary; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Pulmonary Disease



Professional Summary:

I am engaged in clinical, teaching and research responsibilities related to the evaluation and treatment of patients with pulmonary disease or patients who are critically ill. My inpatient practice is primarily located at the medical intensive care unit (MICU) at the Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC). The MICU provides ongoing medical care to patients who are critically ill and require significant life support therapies to sustain life or vital bodily functioning. I am specifically interested in asthma, COPD and lung cancer, but deal with a variety of disease.

I evaluate patients with pulmonary disorders including shortness of breath, lung masses, abnormal chest imaging, abnormal pulmonary function tests, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and lung cancer, at the UBMD practice location at Conventus. The pulmonary team to which I belong also provides inpatient pulmonary consultation at both BGMC and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Currently I am pursuing additional training in the analysis of Big Data in medical/healthcare fields. I am particularly focused on the application of drug repurposing in translation and clinic research.

Additionally, I am engaged in the study of the human airways microbiome and metagenome. The human microbiome is the the collection of all the microbial organisms in a human body, and the corresponding metagenome is the collection of the genes, and gene products of the microbes. Due the potential impact of the microbiome on human health and disease, I am interested in studying the putative effects the interaction with human hosts, specifically innate immunity interaction with the metagenome in lung disease.

My collaborators include the Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Institute of Laser, Photonics and Biophotonics. We endeavor to elucidate immune cell function in airway diseases such as asthma and COPD. Our research focuses on the development of therapeutics aimed at novel targets identified as important in the molecular basis of pulmonary disease; efficacious laboratory results will generate more effective treatment plans for patients.

I am actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows about the appropriate care of the patient with pulmonary disease or the critically ill patient.


Bioinformatics, Critical Care Medicine, Gene Expression, Genomics and proteomics, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Microbiology, Protein Function and Structure, Pulmonary, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Basic Spanish

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fallon Health
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sisters Health Care
  • Sisters Health Care Empire Plan
  • Todays Options
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare


Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Disease
Education and Training:
  • MS, Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (2010)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (2007)
  • MD, Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (2004)
  • BA, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry/Computer Science, Rutgers University (1999)
Awards and Honors:
  • Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Fellow in Center for Nanomedicine (2014)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2004)
  • Thesis with Honors, Rutgers University (1999)
  • Rutgers Presidential Scholarship (1995)
  • Robert C. Byrd Federal Scholarship (1995)


Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.