Manu S. Sancheti, MD, FACS


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Thoracic Surgeon
Esophageal Cancer
Lung Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


A board certified thoracic surgeon, Manu S. Sancheti, MD, FACS, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery of the Department of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. He joined the Emory faculty in 2014.

Dr. Sancheti is part of a physician team providing a full range of thoracic procedures, including the most current minimally invasive approaches such as video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and robotic lobectomy.

Dr. Sancheti is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. He holds professional memberships with the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.


Dr. Sancheti received his Medical Degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, after which he did a general surgery residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He then joined the faculty at Emory University after completing his cardiothoracic surgery residency on a general thoracic track.


Dr. Sancheti's research interests are in thoracic surgical minimally invasive techniques, outcomes in thoracic oncology, and cost and quality improvements in thoracic surgical services.


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Dr. Sancheti has received the following awards and honors:

  • Poster of Exceptional Merit and Best Overall Poster Winner, American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, 2014
  • Best Clinical Research Project, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Department of Surgery Research Day, 2010
  • Vascular Surgery Resident of the Year, 2009

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