Peter A. Pinto, MD

Peter A. Pinto, MD

U.S. National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, MD

Dr. Pinto is a Staff Clinician 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.

Articles by Peter A. Pinto, MD

Should MRI Be Used to Monitor for AS? Pro Argument

Peter A. Pinto, MD, argues that MRI can help select prostate cancer patients for active surveillance (AS). While MRI has some limitations, with proper application, it can reduce patient and urologist anxiety, repeat biopsies, and amount of cores taken during AS. Subsequently, this will reduce morbidity, bleeding, erectile dysfunction, and infections related to biopses.

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