Peter A. Pinto, M.D.

Peter A. Pinto, M.D.
Investigator
Head, Prostate Cancer Section

Dr. Pinto is an Investigator and faculty member in the Urologic Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Following a residency in Urologic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he was a Fellow and Clinical Instructor at the Brady Urologic Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Pinto is a Board Certified Urologic Surgeon specializing in oncology and is the Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program at the National Cancer Institute. He is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in the minimally invasive treatment of urologic cancers, specializing in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancer.

Areas of Expertise

1) urologic cancers, 2) laparoscopy, 3) robotic surgery

Contact Info

Peter A. Pinto, M.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10, Hatfield CRC, Room 2W-5940
Bethesda, MD 20892
Ph: 240-858-7200
pintop@mail.nih.gov

Dr. Pinto’s scientific mission is development of novel diagnostic and treatment modalities for localized and locally advanced prostate cancer.

Research efforts are centered on investigation of multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) in prostate cancer to improve diagnosis with mpMRI whole-mount pathology correlation and creation of a tumor-directed biopsy device; development of image-guided focal prostate cancer therapy; and evaluation of immunotherapy, molecular targeted therapy or other pharmacotherapies in the management of localized or locally advanced prostate cancer.

 

NIH Scientific Focus Areas:
Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics, Clinical Research
View Dr. Pinto's PubMed Summary.

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Ahdoot M, Wilbur AR, Reese SE, Lebastchi AH, Mehralivand S, Gomella PT, Bloom J, Gurram S, Siddiqui M, Pinsky P, Parnes H, Linehan WM, Merino M, Choyke PL, Shih JH, Turkbey B, Wood BJ, Pinto PA.
    New Engl J Med. 382(10): 917-28, 2020. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Abdul Sater H, Marté JL, Donahue RN, Walter-Rodriguez B, Heery CR, Steinberg SM, Cordes LM, Chun G, Karzai F, Bilusic M, Harmon SA, Turkbey IB, Choyke PL, Schlom J, Dahut WL, Madan RA, Pinto PA, Gulley JL.
    J Immunother Cancer. 8(1): e000655, 2020. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Lebastchi AH, Pinto PA.
    Nat Rev Urol. 16(5): 276-77, 2019. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Jain AL, Sidana A, Maruf M, Sugano D, Calio B, Wood BJ, Pinto PA.
    Urol Oncol. 37(3): 182.e1-182.e8, 2019. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Mehralivand S, Shih JH, Rais-Bahrami S, Oto A, Bednarova S, Nix JW, Thomas JV, Gordetsky JB, Gaur S, Harmon SA, Siddiqui MM, Merino MJ, Parnes HL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA, Choyke PL, Turkbey B.
    JAMA Oncol. 4(5): 678-85, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Pinto is an Investigator and faculty member in the Urologic Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Following a residency in Urologic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he was a Fellow and Clinical Instructor at the Brady Urologic Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Pinto is a Board Certified Urologic Surgeon specializing in oncology and is the Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program at the National Cancer Institute. He is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in the minimally invasive treatment of urologic cancers, specializing in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancer.

Position Keywords Contact Name Contact E-mail Number of Positions
Clinical Fellow - urology, oncology

urology, oncology, fellowship, training

Peter Pinto

pintop@mail.nih.gov

Multiple Positions Available
Name Position
Julian Custer Research Biologist (Contr.)
Toneisia Gross R.N. Research Nurse
Luis Nunez Patient Care Coordinator (Contr.)
Lerkia Parks Patient Care Coordinator (Contr.)
Charlotte Payne P.A. Physician Assistant
Michelle Reed R.N. Research Nurse
Bryant Villavicencio Patient Care Coordinator (Contr.)
Nana Yaqub-Ogun P.A. Physician Assistant