Samith T. Kochuparambil, MD

Samith T. Kochuparambil, MD

Primary Location

Minneapolis Clinic
910 E. 26th Street, Suite 200
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
(612) 884-6300


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.

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

Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (National Committee Member)
  • ​National Genitourinary Cancer Committee Member - US Oncology Network
  • ​National 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


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


Medical School

Madras Medical College, Chennai, India


Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA


Medical Oncology & Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  

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