CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSRalph Manchester, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersOffice: (585) 275-2662Fax: (585) 256-1285A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentNot Accepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester738 Library RdPO Box 270617Rochester, NY 14627University of Rochester738 Library RdPO Box 270617Rochester, NY 14627Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Medicine , General Medicine (SMD) Vice Provost & Director - Department of University Health Service (UR) Patient Care SettingUniversity Student Health ServicesBiographyProfessional BackgroundRalph 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 Professor in the Department of Medicine in the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry, Vice Provost 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 and serves as Editor of the Journal, Performing Arts Medicine. He is Past President of both the American College Health Association and the NYS College Health Association.CredentialsEducation1979MD | University of Vermont College of MedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1980 - 06/30/1983Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky College of Medicine07/01/1979 - 06/30/1980Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky College of MedicineAwardsMagna cum laude, Tufts University, 1975Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Vermont, 1978Outstanding Resident Teacher, Dept of Medicine, University of Kentucky, 1982Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1991Fellow, American College Health Association, 1992Quality Achievement Award, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1997Clifford B Reifler Award, New York State College Health Association, 2003Edward Hitchcock Award, American College Health Association, 2006VIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles2017Niemiec C: Williams G; Manchester R. "Randomized Controlled Trial of an Electronic Intervention for Alcohol Misuse Informed by Self-Determination Theory". in review - Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2017; .2006Chesky K, Dawson W, Manchester R. "Health Promotion in Schools of Music: Initial Recommendations for Schools of Music". Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 2006; 21(3): 142-144.2006Buckley T; Manchester R. "Overuse Injuries in Non-classical Recreational Instrumentalists". Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 2006; 21(2): 80-87.Books & Chapters2002 Chapter Title: "Hypocalcemia, "Hypophosphatemia" Book Title: Internal Medicine On Call, 3rd Edition Author List: Manchester R Edited By: Haist and Robbins Published By: McGraw Hill 20021992 Chapter Title: "Cholesterol and Other CHD Risk Factors in the College Population" Book Title: Principles and Practices of Student Health Author List: Manchester R Edited By: Wallace, Patric, Parcel and Igoe Published By: Third Party Publishing Co. 1992VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Ralph Manchester, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Ralph Manchester, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.