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Navin Pinto, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Navin Pinto, MD, treats patients with all types of childhood cancers and blood disorders. He has a special interest in the treatment of sarcomas, solid tumors and neuroblastoma.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Pinto conducts research focused on improving cure rates and reducing long-term side effects from treatment. He is studying how variations in certain genes can affect whether a patient is sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy. These findings could lead to more personalized therapy for patients.

Dr. Pinto was the recipient of several University of Chicago awards during his residency and fellowship training. He was recently honored with an American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award (2010-2011), a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fellowship (2010-2012), and the Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award (2011-2013).

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital 

5721 S. Maryland Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

St. Louis University School of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowships

The University of Chicago Medicine


American Academy of Cancer Research
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Language Spoken




Office Phone

(773) 702-6808

Office Fax

(773) 834-1329

Office Postal Address

Navin Pinto, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4060
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Pinto

View a video of Doctors Pinto and Cunningham discussing innovative sarcoma research at the University of Chicago.

A sarcoma expert, Dr. Pinto helps patients like Jake Boddie "get their groove back" after cancer treatment. » Read Jake's story.

Dr. Pinto is featured in a patient story about Matthew Sanders, a young adult who battled bone cancer.

Selected Publications

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

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