Paul Pinto

Paul Pinto

Dr. Pinto’s practice is office based, and he sees patients two days per week, on Mondays and Wednesdays. He is board certified in gastroenterology and completed fellowships in both gastroenterology as well as hepatology (liver disease). He has a special interest in all aspects of liver disease.

  • Medical School – Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez and University of Southern California
  • Residency – University of Southern California Medical Center and University of Arizona
  • Hepatology Fellowship – University of Southern California
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship – University of Colorado
  1. Large volume paracentesis in nonedematous patients with tense ascites: Its effect on intravascular volume
  2. Acute hepatic injury following the withdrawal of immunosuppressive cancer chemotherapy in patients with hepatitis B
  3. Failure of colchicine to improve short-term survival in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis
  4. Cyclosporine in the management of corticosteroid-resistant type 1 autoimmune hepatitis
  5. Colchicine treatment of alcoholic cirrhosis: A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial of patient survival
  6. Hydrocholorthiazide as a third diuretic in cirrhosis with refractory ascites
  7. Rapid re-accumulation of ascites after large volume ascites: Its relationship to intravascular volume
  8. Does reduction in hepatic metabolic capacity signal sodium retention in alcoholic cirrhosis?
  9. Cyclosporine treatment of type 1 autoimmune chronic active hepatitis
  • Social Work Values in Allied Health Award
  • Advanced Research Training Award of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Cardiorespiratory Scholarship
  • McCollum-Jamentez Scholarship
  • Graduation with Honors
  • California State Scholar
  • Member, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity
  • Dean’s List for Academic Achievement