Javier L. Munoz, M.D.

  1. Hematologist / Oncologist



  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Dr. Munoz specializes in treating patients with lymphoma and he is the Director of the Lymphoma Program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Munoz also completed a Master of Science in patient-based research and an Investigational Cancer Therapeutics fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston before relocating to Arizona to spearhead the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CAR) T-cells. He has been principal investigator in multiple cutting-edge lymphoma trials including immunotherapy and CAR T-cells. Dr. Munoz has published in internationally renowned journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Hematology, Nature Reviews and JAMA. Dr. Munoz's personal goal is the development of non-chemotherapy agents, via novel clinical trials, to serve patients suffering with lymphoma.

  • Lymphoma
  • CAR T-cell therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Clinical trials
  1. 2012
    Fellowship - Investigational Cancer TherapeuticsUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2011
    Fellowship - Hematology-OncologyHenry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
  3. 2008
    Residency - Internal MedicineHenry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
  4. 2003
    MDUniversidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
    Master of Science - Patient based researchUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and University of Texas UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Hematology-Oncology Chief FellowHenry Ford Health System, Wayne State University
  2. 2008
    Peter Cogan Teaching Award Henry Ford Health System, Wayne State University
  3. 2007
    Senior resident of the yearHenry Ford Health System, Wayne State University