Ralph A. Manchester, M.D.

Ralph A. Manchester, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester
738 Library Road
PO Box 270617
Rochester, NY 14627

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Professional Bio

Ralph A. Manchester, MD joined UHS in July, 1983. Dr Manchester served as chief of the UHS Medical Care Section until July 1994, when he assumed the position of Director of the University Health Service. Dr. Manchester is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine in the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry and a Fellow in the American College of Physicians. He received his medical degree from the University of Vermont in 1979 and completed his residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in 1983. Dr. Manchester has an interest in the evaluation and treatment of medical problems of musicians.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1975
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Vermont, 1978
Outstanding Resident Teacher, Dept of Medicine, University of Kentucky, 1982
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1991
Fellow, American College Health Association, 1992
Quality Achievement Award, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1997
Clifford B Reifler Award, New York State College Health Association, 2003
Edward Hitchcock Award, American College Health Association, 2006

Current Appointments

Vice Provost & Director - Department of University Health Service (UR)
Professor - Department of Medicine, General Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Univ of Vermont Coll Medicine1979
BS | Chemistry | Tufts University1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky College of Medicine07/01/1980 - 06/30/83
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky College of Medicine07/01/1979 - 6/30/1980