Santosh Patnaik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Member, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
RNA editing
cancer biology
blood group antigens


Dr. Santosh K. Patnaik joined the staff of the Department of Thoracic Surgery of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an Assistant Professor in 2011. He has been a principal investigator or co-investigator for multiple research projects that have recently been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the US Department of Defense, and the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Patnaik has served as a grant application reviewer for the NIH and the Alliance Research Foundation, and is an editorial board member for the PeerJ, PLOS ONE, and Scientific Reports journals. He is also a co-founder and curator of the Blood Group Antigen Gene Mutation Database of NCBI, NIH.


Education and Training: 
2004 - PhD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine - New York, NY
2000 - MS - Albert Einstein College of Medicine - New York, NY
1997 - MD - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - New Delhi, India