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Michael Manuel, MD, MPH

Specialty: Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology

Michael R. Manuel, MD, MPH, a leading expert in Gynecologic Oncology, is thrilled to announce the relocation of his medical practice to his hometown of Los Angeles. 

Dr. Manuel has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine and was a partner in a San Jose gynecologic oncology practice for three years. He has spent the past four years expanding gynecologic oncology services on the Jersey Shore for Meridian Health system.

Dr. Manuel successfully uses minimally-invasive approaches in the treatment of complex gynecologic conditions and gynecologic cancers and has more than ten years of laparoscopic surgical experience. Dr. Manuel has presented at national meetings on hereditary factors with BRCA mutations and has published research studies in the journal of Gynecologic Oncology.


  • College: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Graduate: University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health
  • Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Internship: General Surgery - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology - Stanford / University of California, San Francisco, Stanford, CA
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sub-specialty: Gynecological Oncology


Alpha Omega Alpha - The Medical Honor Society, General Surgery Intern of the Year, Wyeth-Ayerst Resident Reporter, Leo Rigler Award for Academic Achievement by a Resident, Leo D. Lagasse Award for Best Presentation by a Resident / Fellow, Clinical Fellow Teaching Award


Society of Gynecological Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology


Ovarian Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Gynecologic Cancers and Genetic Syndromes


On March 24, 2015, Dr. Manuel was featured on “The Insider” entertainment news show regarding the decision by actress Angelina Jolie to have her ovaries removed rather than risk contracting cancer. Watch the video here

For appointments or interviews with Dr. Manuel, please call 213.742.6400.