Manu Jain, MD

Manu Jain, MD

Pathologist-Scientist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Pathology

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Associate Attending Optical Imaging Specialist
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I am a research pathologist specializing in optical imaging techniques (i.e., in vivo/ex vivo microscopy), which are being explored in a research setting for non-invasive diagnosis of disease. I use my in-depth knowledge of histopathology, as well as my expertise in reading optical images, to analyze and validate findings.

My career goal is to bring optical imaging from the bench to bedside, allowing for rapid real-time diagnosis that will improve clinical management and outcome for patients.

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I am actively involved with confocal microscopy (CM), an optical imaging tool that has the ability to guide the diagnosis of melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin lesions, especially basal cell carcinoma (BCC), and has demonstrated impact on patient care. I am involved in a multicenter study to test the sensitivity and specificity for detection of BCC in surgically excised tissue, with the aim of validating confocal imaging in freshly excised ex vivo tissue as a means for guiding Mohs surgery. I am also working with a team of engineers and computational analysts to develop reliable parameters for computer-aided diagnosis to create mathematical models for quantitative analysis of confocal images of skin for in vivo diagnosis.

Before joining MSK, I was a research pathologist in the departments of urology and surgical pathology at Weill Cornell Medical College, where I worked with other optical imaging techniques such as multiphoton microscopy and full-field optical coherence tomography.

I have published many peer-reviewed articles in reputed journals and also co-authored two book chapters and presented my work at multiple national and international meetings. I am currently creating atlases on optical imaging to educate clinicians, surgeons, and pathologists on integrating optical imaging tools into routine diagnostic workflow.

My Role at MSK

A pathologist-scientist is a doctor with special training in researching why a disease happens and how it changes over time.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Pathology
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (India)

Residencies

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (India)

Fellowships

  • University College of Medical Sciences (India)
  • L'Université Paris Descartes (France)

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Emblem Medicare Advantage

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Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

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Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

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Healthsmart

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

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Horizon Medicare Advantage

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Husky CT Medicaid

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State Government

Magnacare

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State Government

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PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

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PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

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Oscar

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HMO/EPO

Oxford

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PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

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State Government

Qualcare

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PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

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UMR

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United Healthcare

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Contact and Location

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New York, NY
1275 York Avenue New York NY 10065

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Research and Publications

Manu Jain, and Ashfaq A Marghoob. Integrating clinical, dermoscopy, and reflectance confocal microscopy findings into correctly identifying a nevoid melanoma. JAAD Case Reports 2017; 3:505-8.

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Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Jain’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Manu Jain discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • Enspectra Health, Inc.
    Professional Services and Activities

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