Samith Kochuparambil, MD

Medical Oncology & Hematology

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Samith Kochuparambil, MD

Medical Oncology & Hematology


Medical School

Madras Medical College, Chennai, India


Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA


Medical Oncology & Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  


  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Hindi
  • Tamil (conversational) 


Primary Location

Minneapolis Clinic
910 E 26th St , Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 884-6300

Areas of Special Interest

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma
  • General Oncology
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer
  • Esophageal and Stomach Cancer


Philosophy of Care

A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming for patients and their families, often signaling the beginning of a physical, emotional and spiritual journey. My goal is to empower my patients with accurate information, positive thinking and to provide state-of-the-art care to help them through their journey with cancer. I strive to provide the most up-to-date treatments that incorporate breakthroughs in cancer therapies and access to latest clinical trials.


Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (National Committee Member)
  • ‚ÄčNational Genitourinary Cancer Committee Member - US Oncology Network
  • ‚ÄčNational Principle Investigator - US Oncology Network 
  • STAR Resident Award (University of Georgia)
  • Rahn Peacock Award (Medical College of Georgia)
  • American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award
  • Society of Hematological Oncology Travel Grant
  • Mayo Clinic Oncology Fellows Grant Program
  • Instructor in Medicine and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Oral presentation and poster presentation at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society of Hematological Oncology and American Association of Cancer Research.
  • Multiple publication in several cancer related journals, reviewer for multiple cancer journals and editorial board member. 


  • Kochuparambil  ST,  Litzow  MR.  (2014) 
    Novel Antibody Therapy  in  Acute  Lymphoblastic   Leukemia. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2014
  • Kochuparambil, S.T, Al-Husein B, Goc A, and Somanath, P.R. 
    Anti-cancer efficacy of simvastatin  on  prostate  cancer . J Pharl Exp Ther. 2011
  • Mir MA, Kochuparambil ST, Abraham RS, Holland SM, Patnaik MM
    Spectrum of myeloid neoplasms associated with GATA2 Cancer Med. 2015
  • Awan  FT,  Kochuparambil  ST,  Watkins  K,  Deremer  D et al
    Comparable    efficacy    and    lower    cost    of    PBSC    mobilization    with      intermediate-dose cyclophosphamide  and  G-CSF  compared  with  plerixafor  and  G-CSF  in  patients  with  multiple myeloma Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013
  • Awan FT, Kochuparambil ST, Deremer D,  Jillella A, Hamadani M.
    Plerixafor Salvage IsSafe and Effective in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy and Filgrastim-Based Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell Mobilization.” J Oncol. 2012
  • Hamadani M, Kochuparambil ST, Osman S, Craig M, Awan F
    Cyclophosphamide and granulocyte colony stimulating factor in stem cell  mobilization Biol  Blood  Marrow  Transplant  2012
  • Goc A, Al-Husein B, Kochuparambil, S.T, and Somanath, P.R.
    PI3 Kinase Integrates Akt and MAP Kinase Signaling in the Regulation of     Prostate   Cancer Int J Oncol. 2011
  • Awan FT, Osman S, Kochuparambil ST, Jillella A, Hamadani M.
    Impact  of  thalidomide-,  lenalidomide-  or  bortezomib-  containing  induction   therapy  on  the outcomes of multiple myeloma. Bone Marrow Transplant. Jan 2012
  • Sarcoidosis presenting with pancytopenia
    Paul S, Gupta V, Gonsalves WI, Kochuparambil ST, Gangat N. Am J Med. 2014

Board Certification

  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology
  • Board Certified in Hematology
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • Society of Hematological Oncology (SOHO)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • International Red Cross


I am married and live in St Louis Park. In my spare time I enjoy reading, watching movies, cooking and traveling.