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Jayant Pinto, MD

Professor of Surgery

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.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Medical School

Stanford University School of Medicine

Internship, Residency, and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Geriatric Society
American Rhinologic Society
American Society of Human Genetics

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6727

Office Fax

(773) 702-6809

Clinic Phone

(773) 702-1865

Clinic Fax

(773) 834-3888

Office Postal Address

Jayant Pinto, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1035
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Pinto's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.