Pawel Muranski, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Pawel Muranski, MD

Dr. Muranski trained as a Hematologist and Oncologist at the Hematology Branch of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland where he subsequently worked as a faculty in the Stem Cell Allogeneic Transplantation Section. At NHLBI he has conducted studies on using T cells for prevention and treatment of common viral infections affecting bone marrow transplant recipients. He has also developed first-in-human study of adoptive immunotherapy for patients with JC virus-associated Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML). In addition, he has completed the research fellowship in cancer immunology and immunotherapy at the Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH. He joined Columbia University in 2017 as the Director of Cellular Immunotherapy. Dr. Muranski specializes in bone marrow transplant (BMT). He is a principal investigator at the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology and a member of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.

His laboratory focuses on developing potent T lymphocytes for adoptive immunotherapy of viral infections and cancer. 

Departments and Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Hematology/Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Hematology

Education & Training

  • Medical University of Warsaw (Poland)
  • Residency: St. Francis Hospital
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health


  • CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: Garden
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-5098

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-5098

Lab Members

  • Edoardo Miglio, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher