Dr. Sean P. Pinney, MD has been appointed the Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation for the Mount Sinai Health System. He will be leading the clinical expansion, integration and coordination of inpatient and outpatient heart failure and heart transplantation services across the Mount Sinai Health System which includes the Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, and Mount Sinai Queens. Simultaneously, Dr. Pinney will continue to serve as Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Pinney has had a remarkable
career at the Mount Sinai Hospital and has played an integral role in providing
excellent care for heart failure and transplant patients. He received his
undergraduate and medical degrees from Georgetown University. Dr. Pinney
completed his fellowships in cardiology, heart failure and transplantation at
Columbia University Medical Center. He had his residency training at Beth
Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He joined Mount Sinai in 2004. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Pinney is an active clinical researcher. He has led several NIH and industry-sponsored trials in the areas of heart failure, transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
Dr. Pinney has previously served as President of the New York Cardiothoracic Transplant Consortium. He serves on the American College of Cardiology Heart Failure and Transplant committee, the medical advisory board for the New York Organ Donor Network and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation's I2C2 Committee.
Dr. Pinney received the Simon Dack Award, Cardiovascular Institute in 2009. He is the author of several publications and as a member of the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine, Dr. Pinney actively collaborates with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies in order to develop new therapies, achieve scientific breakthroughs and improve overall patient care.