Sean P Pinney
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Sean P Pinney, MD

Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease), Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant

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Sean Pinney, MD
Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Professor of Medicine

Sean Pinney, MD, is Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), the Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Chair of Cardiology, and Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Institute at Mount Sinai Morningside.

Dr. Pinney is an active clinical researcher who has led trials in the areas of heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JACC Heart Failure, the Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation and the Journal of Cardiac Failure. He is on the American Society of Transplantation Board of Directors, is a member of the Georgetown Medical Alumni Board, and is past President of the New York Cardiothoracic Transplant Consortium.

Dr. Pinney first joined the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2004, where he directed the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program. In 2020, he moved to the University of Chicago, where he served as Co-Director of the Heart and Vascular Center, Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation, and Director of Clinical and Translational Research before returning Mount Sinai in 2023.

He is the recipient of several awards, including the Pharmacology Research Award from Georgetown University, the Cardiology Fellowship Research Award from Columbia University, the Young Investigator Award from the New York Cardiological Society and the New York Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and the Simon Dack Award from Mount Sinai. In 2021, he was named a Senior Faculty Scholar at the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence at the University of Chicago Medicine.

Dr. Pinney attended Georgetown University, where he received both his undergraduate and medical degrees. He completed his residency training at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and fellowships in cardiology, heart failure, and transplantation at Columbia University.

PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West
Research Topics

Cardiovascular, Transplantation