Jayant Pinto, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer | More

Professor of Surgery Director, Rhinology and Allergy
Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Research

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

Close
773-702-1865
Jayant Pinto, MD, is a specialist in sinus and nasal diseases, including chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis and olfactory dysfunction. He is also an expert in minimally invasive sinus surgery and endoscopic treatments of related eye diseases (e.g., excessive tearing, Grave’s disease) as well as tumors of the nose and anterior skull base. Dr. Pinto treats common conditions of the head and neck, such as sleep apnea, deviated nasal septum, enlarged turbinates and snoring.

Dr. Pinto’s research focuses on microbial, environmental, genetic and demographic factors that underlie susceptibility to nasal diseases. He directs innovative clinical trials for chronic sinusitis, allergies, olfactory disorders, and aging of the ear, nose and throat. His research represents a first step toward designing new diagnostic tests and improved treatments for these difficult conditions. His research is funded by the National Institute on Aging.

Dr. Pinto is a regular speaker at national conferences on otolaryngology, genetics, allergy and aging of the nose.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Stanford University School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine River East

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine River East

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient

At a Glance

Practicing Since1997

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English