Jayant Pinto, MD
2018 Senior Faculty Scholars
Jayant Pinto, MD, FACS, is a Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He completed college and medical school at Stanford University, followed by residency training at The University of Chicago. After joining the faculty, he built a research program focused on population studies of olfactory disorders, genetic studies of chronic sinusitis, and translational studies of inflammatory diseases of the airway. Dr. Pinto’s research centers on understanding the causes of chronic inflammatory disorders of the nose and identifying genetic and environmental influences on sensory dysfunction and aging. He is an investigator in the Chronic Rhinosinusitis Integrated Studies Program, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and in the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project, funded by the National Institute on Aging. He trains the next generation of clinicians and scientists, in addition to being a busy surgeon and father.