Paul A. Basciano, M.D.
Dr. Paul Basciano is the Nan and Stephen Swid Research Scholar in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the college, an assistant attending physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology and Medical Oncology.
Dr. Basciano completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and Theology at St. Joseph's Univeristy in Philadelphia in 2001. He pursued his medical degree at the Columbia University College of Physcians and Surgeons in New York, NY, graduating in 2005; he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society while there.
He completed his internship and medical residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and continued his medical training with a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell.
While there, he began working in the laboratory of Dr. Paraskevi Giannakakou investigating one of the cell structural proteins called tubulin and its role in the pathogenesis of hematologic diseases, focusing on immune thrombocytopenia, acute myelogenous leukemia, and myeloproliferative disorders. His clininal and translational research intrerests include immune thrombocytopenia and venous thromboembolic disease.
He joined the clinical faculty in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in 2011 and continues his clinical practice and laboratory research in the Weill Cornell Medical College.